Post Tagged with: "Jeff Baker"


Random Chicago Cubs Rumors: Power, Speed, Outfielder, Infielder, and Akinori Iwamura

Random Chicago Cubs Rumors: Power, Speed, Outfielder, Infielder, and Akinori Iwamura

Today marks the beginning of the Chicago Cubs’ organizational meetings in Arizona, which will last through Friday. The club will draw up plans for the offseason, and try to figure[Read More…]

by November 3, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Enter the Tampa Bay Rays – And Pat Burrell

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Enter the Tampa Bay Rays – And Pat Burrell

Priority one this offseason for Chicago Cubs general manager Jim Hendry is dumping Milton Bradley, and trying to eat as little salary as possible in the process. Always easier when[Read More…]


Grabow Back, Fox and Fontenot Gone?

Grabow Back, Fox and Fontenot Gone?

Reliever John Grabow, whom the Chicago Cubs acquired midseason, has said openly that he’d like to return to the Cubs next year. The Cubs, in turn, would like to have[Read More…]

by October 7, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Angel Guzman Did Not Break Derrek Lee’s Neck

Angel Guzman Did Not Break Derrek Lee’s Neck

Various reports circulated this weekend that the latest flare-up of Chicago Cubs first baseman Derrek Lee’s neck spasms, which have kept him out of the last couple games, was caused[Read More…]

by September 28, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
God’s Wrath Watch: Derrek Lee’s Neck Finicky Again

God’s Wrath Watch: Derrek Lee’s Neck Finicky Again

With a bulging disc in his neck, Derrek Lee has struggled this year at time, but he’s played through the pain. And he’s played himself right into the second best[Read More…]

by September 25, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Reports: Cubs May Work Out Trade with Twins for Rich Harden

Reports: Cubs May Work Out Trade with Twins for Rich Harden

In a throwaway line from his column yesterday on the Jeff Baker and Alfonso Soriano injuries, Bruce Miles dropped a mini bombshell: Harden update: There are reports that the Cubs[Read More…]

by August 30, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
God’s Wrathwatch: Jeff Baker’s Finger OK

God’s Wrathwatch: Jeff Baker’s Finger OK

Utility man Jeff Baker is going to be ok, it seems. Jeff Baker was supposed to start at third base, but he took a groundball off his right pinkie finger[Read More…]

by August 30, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 1, Cubs 3 – August 15, 2009

So, as you may have guessed by the stark absence of a box score below, there isn’t going to be one today. I am in Chicago this weekend to visit[Read More…]

by August 15, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
God Relents: Soto is Back, But Who Goes Out?

God Relents: Soto is Back, But Who Goes Out?

Chicago Cubs catcher Geovany Soto finally returns today from a strained oblique, an injury that’s had him out for the better part of a month. Soto, who had just started[Read More…]

Jim Hendry Says the Cubs Might Make a Big Move … After the Trade Deadline

Jim Hendry Says the Cubs Might Make a Big Move … After the Trade Deadline

July 31 is the non-waiver trade deadline. Translation: you can make whatever deal you want if you make it before that date. After July 31, but before September 1, you[Read More…]

The Cubs Are Interested in Julio Lugo

The Cubs Are Interested in Julio Lugo

The Red Sox designated Julio Lugo for assignment yesterday, pulling the plug halfway through a poorly-timed and probably ill-conceived contract given out at the high of the free agent boom.[Read More…]

by July 18, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Obsessive New Ownerwatch: Deal Done in Two Weeks

Obsessive New Ownerwatch: Deal Done in Two Weeks

It’ll be too late to do anything this season trade-wise, but it’ll be nice to just be done. Plus, if the Cubs can’t win with this $140 million monstrosity, adding[Read More…]

by July 5, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Reed Johnson’s Rehab Assignment: Follow Aramis Ramirez

Reed Johnson’s Rehab Assignment: Follow Aramis Ramirez

Outfielder Reed Johnson is coming back from a back injury, and he’ll be starting a rehab assignment today in Peoria – along with Aramis Ramirez. He’s expected to play three[Read More…]

Peace Out, Ryan Freel

Peace Out, Ryan Freel

The Chicago Cubs designated Ryan Freel for assignment yesterday, a move necessary to make room for newly-acquired Jeff Baker. Freel was fairly terrible as a Cub, so the move is[Read More…]

Whither Al Alburquerque?

The Chicago Cubs will part with High A Daytona reliever Al Alburquerque in the deal for Colorado Rockies utility man Jeff Baker says Cubs.com. This is a devastating, devastating blow[Read More…]

by July 2, 2009 Chicago Cubs News