Post Tagged with: "Giants"
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
It seems Lou Piniella was ready to lose a game.
The Cubs win their fourth in a row, and in the meantime discover the greatest power hitter known to man.
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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