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Adventures in Pettiness: Teams Still Angry About Cubs Tax

Adventures in Pettiness: Teams Still Angry About Cubs Tax

As the so-called “Cubs Tax” works its way through the Arizona Legislature, sans support from Major League Baseball or the other Cactus League teams, the Chicago Cubs continue to lean[Read More…]

by March 3, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Jerry Reinsdorf and the Mayor of Mesa Are Probably Not Friends

Jerry Reinsdorf and the Mayor of Mesa Are Probably Not Friends

Jerry Reinsdorf, the owner of the Chicago White Sox, recently voiced his opposition to a decision being made by the state legislature in Arizona to help fund the Chicago Cubs’[Read More…]

by February 8, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Remember Joel Guzman?

Remember Joel Guzman?

There was a time when a kid named Joel Guzman was basically the top infield prospect in all of baseball. He was 19, 20 years old, and he had the[Read More…]

The Chicago Cubs 2010 Television Schedule

The Chicago Cubs have announced their broadcast schedule for the 2010 season, and it will feature the lowest number of games on WGN in a long, long time – just[Read More…]

by February 5, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
The Cubs Are Considering Kris Benson

The Cubs Are Considering Kris Benson

Though the Chicago Cubs are not looking for another starting pitcher – or looking to make any other considerable free agent acquisitions – they’ll continue to monitor guys they can[Read More…]

by February 3, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Reed Johnson is Headed to the Dodgers

Once the Chicago Cubs signed Xavier Nady, the writing was on the wall with respect to free agent outfielder Reed Johnson. And now, according to┬áKen Rosenthal,┬áJohnson is being targeted hard[Read More…]

by January 31, 2010 MLB News and Rumors

Cubs Reportedly Prefer Chan Ho Park to Kiko Calero

Cubs Reportedly Prefer Chan Ho Park to Kiko Calero

Late last week, the Chicago Cubs reportedly entered negotiations with reliever Kiko Calero to fill the “need” for another right-handed, late-inning reliever. For whatever reason, those talks have cooled –[Read More…]

by January 26, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Cubs Looking at Mark Mulder

Cubs Looking at Mark Mulder

Hooray! The Chicago Cubs are looking at a starting pitcher! Oh … it’s Mark Mulder? The Cubs, Dodgers and Cardinals are among the teams still monitoring the progress of left-hander[Read More…]

by January 20, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Chicago Cubs Considering Jon Garland

Chicago Cubs Considering Jon Garland

With Ted Lilly rehabbing from surgery, with an empty fifth starter spot, and with Randy Wells coming out of nowhere last year, we’ve been saying for months that the 2010[Read More…]

by January 4, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

In Case You Needed a Kick in the Crotch: Cubs Playoff Disasters of the 2000s

In Case You Needed a Kick in the Crotch: Cubs Playoff Disasters of the 2000s

This may come as something of a surprise, but the 2000s were not kind to the Chicago Cubs. Sure, they were more competitive in this decade than any of the[Read More…]

by December 28, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
The End of the Milton Bradley Era: A Portrait of the Player as a Young Man

The End of the Milton Bradley Era: A Portrait of the Player as a Young Man

There’s a story about Milton Bradley as a young man that pops up from time to time. When Bradley was hitting his stride, and dominating his high school league, scouts[Read More…]

Florida Putting on Full Court Press for Cubs

Florida Putting on Full Court Press for Cubs

So, the state of Florida REALLY wants the Cubs to spring with them. So much so, that they’ve dispatched the governor, Charlie Crist, to help secure the team. Crist met[Read More…]

by December 2, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Don’t Cry, But Mark DeRosa Isn’t Coming Back

Don’t Cry, But Mark DeRosa Isn’t Coming Back

For those Chicago Cubs fans holding out hope that the team would take interest in signing free agent Mark DeRosa – you’re going to have to get used to disappointment.[Read More…]

by November 19, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors