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Series Preview: Cubs v. Giants, September 24 – September 27, 2009

Series Preview: Cubs v. Giants, September 24 – September 27, 2009

The Cubs head out to San Francisco to play spoiler to a Giants team that is in the desperate throws of a final playoff push. Oh to be them. A[Read More…]

by September 24, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
No Trades Are Currently in the Works for the Cubs, but That Could Change

No Trades Are Currently in the Works for the Cubs, but That Could Change

Despite the recent waiver claims of pitchers Rich Harden and Aaron Heilman, the Chicago Cubs say they aren’t currently pursuing trades with the claiming teams. In fact, they haven’t even[Read More…]

Enhanced Box Score: Phillies 4, Cubs 3 – August 11, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Phillies 4, Cubs 3 – August 11, 2009

Sure, the Cardinals, Rockies and Giants all lost, so everyone says “at least the Cubs didn’t lose a game in the standings.” I’ve always hated that expression. Of course they[Read More…]

by August 12, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores

I Told You Freddy Sanchez Wasn’t Coming to the Cubs

The San Francisco Giants just acquired Sanchez from the Pirates. Leaving no ambiguity about their intention to chase a playoff spot this season, the Giants dealt heralded minor league pitcher[Read More…]

by July 30, 2009 MLB News and Rumors
Freddy Sanchez Unlikely for the Cubs

Freddy Sanchez Unlikely for the Cubs

Mini update on the Chicago Cubs’ pursuit of a bat. The one spot in the lineup that could even potentially, realistically be upgraded is second base, and fans have been[Read More…]

Hey, Maybe the Cubs Really Are Looking at Freddy Sanchez

Hey, Maybe the Cubs Really Are Looking at Freddy Sanchez

Can the Cubs trade for the version of Freddy Sanchez that hits .350? Freddy Sanchez was in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ lineup Friday night, putting to rest any thought that the[Read More…]

by July 13, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Two Possible Trade Options for the Cubs

Two Possible Trade Options for the Cubs

Two recent rumor-ettes are percolating involving the Chicago Cubs and a couple ok-but-not-great players that are on the block. First up, the Pittsburgh Pirates are planning to trade Freddy Sanchez[Read More…]

by July 10, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Dusty Baker’s Head Was Thoroughly Buried in the Sand

Dusty Baker’s Head Was Thoroughly Buried in the Sand

Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker now has the dubious distinction of having managed two of the most notorious busted steroid users – Barry Bonds with the San Francisco Giants and[Read More…]

Derrek Lee to the Giants?

Derrek Lee to the Giants?

Obviously it’s not time for the Cubs to go into sell mode, but as a .500 team buried in the N.L. Central, it isn’t shocking that the sell-type rumors are[Read More…]

by June 15, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive Peavywatch: Juicy Nuggets of Info

Obsessive Peavywatch: Juicy Nuggets of Info

An off day is the perfect time to return to obsessing about a trade that will almost certainly never happen, and given the Chicago Cubs’ offensive struggles, is almost certain[Read More…]

Enhanced Box Score: Giants 6, Cubs 2, May 5, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Giants 6, Cubs 2, May 5, 2009

It seems Lou Piniella was ready to lose a game.

by May 6, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Giants 2, Cubs 4, May 4, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Giants 2, Cubs 4, May 4, 2009

The Cubs win their fourth in a row, and in the meantime discover the greatest power hitter known to man.

by May 5, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Aramis Ramirez is Expected Back to the Lineup Today, and the Lineup Is Shifty

Aramis Ramirez is Expected Back to the Lineup Today, and the Lineup Is Shifty

Just in time for the Chicago Cubs’ rotation to go to something less than full strength, the team’s lineup appears ready to return in full. Third baseman Aramis Ramirez, sidelined[Read More…]

by May 4, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
Why the 2009 St. Louis Cardinals Will Suck

Why the 2009 St. Louis Cardinals Will Suck

This is the fifth and final installment in Bleacher Nation’s 2009 preview of the National League Central – specifically, how every team not named the Cubs is going to suck.[Read More…]

Why the 2009 Cincinnati Reds Suck

Why the 2009 Cincinnati Reds Suck

Every sports publication in the world puts out season previews. Some are interesting, some aren’t. For the most part, folks just don’t have the time necessary to do the kind[Read More…]

by February 26, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
Rich Aurilia is a Giant – Not the Size, the Team

Rich Aurilia is a Giant – Not the Size, the Team

One more 25th man option goes out the window. Free-agent infielder Rich Aurilia will return to the Giants on a minor-league contract, according to a major-league source. Aurilia, 37, chose[Read More…]

by February 10, 2009 MLB News and Rumors
Rich Aurilia is Gonna Come Cheap

Rich Aurilia is Gonna Come Cheap

It can’t be a surprise in an offseason where guys like Adam Dunn and Bobby Abreu can’t find work, but in case you were wondering about the price tag on[Read More…]

Cubs Sign a Japanese Reliever (turning Japanese, turning Japanese, I really think so)

Cubs Sign a Japanese Reliever (turning Japanese, turning Japanese, I really think so)

It’s a minor league deal for Ken Kadokura. If nothing else, Kosuke Fukudome is going to have plenty of friends in Spring Training this year, and I actually don’t mean[Read More…]

by January 19, 2009 Chicago Cubs Transactions

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