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The 2009 Chicago Cubs: Recalling Those “Worst Case Scenarios”

The 2009 Chicago Cubs: Recalling Those “Worst Case Scenarios”

Oh those Chicago Cubs. They are, as always, predictably unpredictable – with the exception that they are predictably disappointing. Now, with the advent of 2010, we can finally reflect dispassionately[Read More…]

by January 1, 2010 Analysis and Commentary
Rangers Reporter Says Cubs Are Close to Signing Marlon Byrd

Rangers Reporter Says Cubs Are Close to Signing Marlon Byrd

I can’t vouch for the veracity of this, but Evan Grant, who runs the Texas Rangers blog for the Dallas News, says that the Chicago Cubs are close to signing[Read More…]

by December 19, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Cubs Doing Great Job of Keeping Things Under Hat – Not

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Cubs Doing Great Job of Keeping Things Under Hat – Not

Remember when people used to say “not”? That was sweet. So, if you were trying to sell your car, there were only a few potential buyers for the car, what[Read More…]

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: The Rays Are the Favorite

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: The Rays Are the Favorite

According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the Tampa Bay Rays are now the heavy favorite to swing a deal for Chicago Cubs outfielder Milton Bradley. You’ll recall, the en[Read More…]

by November 20, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Center Field Pickens Are Slim

Center Field Pickens Are Slim

If the Chicago Cubs are successful in their plan to move right fielder Milton Bradley, they will slide Kosuke Fukudome back to his natural position, right field. That will leave[Read More…]

by November 16, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Looking at Marlon Byrd and Mike Cameron

Cubs Looking at Marlon Byrd and Mike Cameron

Assuming the Chicago Cubs are able to move Milton Bradley, the plan is to slide Kosuke Fukudome back to right field, and fill the void in center field via free[Read More…]

by November 11, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Offseason Issues Not Named Milton

Offseason Issues Not Named Milton

Obviously moving outfielder Milton Bradley is the Chicago Cubs’ top offseason priority. You might even say, it’s an obsessive priority (ha – self referential!). But we all know there are[Read More…]

Cubs Interested in Top Cuban Aroldis Chapman

Cubs Interested in Top Cuban Aroldis Chapman

Cuban defector Aroldis Chapman is primed to be this year’s big time international signing for some team. The 21 year old lefty has a lot of teams excited and interested[Read More…]

by October 23, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
No Brad Hawpe for Right Field

No Brad Hawpe for Right Field

If the Chicago Cubs are ultimately able to move Milton Bradley, they will have to find someone to take over his right field duties (or center field, should Kosuke Fukudome[Read More…]

by October 20, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
How About Jason Bay for Chicago Cubs Right Fielder

How About Jason Bay for Chicago Cubs Right Fielder

If the Chicago Cubs are successful in their efforts to move Milton Bradley, it will leave a hole in right field that could be filled internally – by sliding Kosuke[Read More…]

by October 12, 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…]

Aramis Ramirez Hearts Jim Hendry

Aramis Ramirez Hearts Jim Hendry

Aramis Ramirez has had a tough year, not unlike the rest of the Chicago Cubs. For Ramirez, though, the reason was a bum shoulder, not a crummy performance. But Ramirez[Read More…]

by October 2, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Lou Piniella Implies That Milton Bradley is Gone this Winter

Lou Piniella Implies That Milton Bradley is Gone this Winter

We all know that the Chicago Cubs will try to deal disgruntled (and disgruntling) outfielder Milton Bradley this offseason. But we didn’t know how much the team expects that a[Read More…]

Cubs Expected to Pursue Chone Figgins

Cubs Expected to Pursue Chone Figgins

You know that the 2009 season is officially over for a team when the rumors about their off-season moves begin to swirl. For the Chicago Cubs, it’s going to center[Read More…]

Two Moves That Prove Lou Piniella Has Lost His Mind

Two Moves That Prove Lou Piniella Has Lost His Mind

Lou Piniella has always been a little quirky – at least in his time with the Chicago Cubs. At first, it was endearing. Then, it was tolerable. Now, it’s really[Read More…]

by August 19, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Padres 6 – August 18, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Padres 6 – August 18, 2009

No amount of managerial machinations are going to save this team right now. Still, I’m going to criticize. Theriot has been out for days with the flu. Kosuke Fukudome has[Read More…]

by August 19, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Phillies 6, Cubs 1 – August 13, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Phillies 6, Cubs 1 – August 13, 2009

No pitching, no hitting, no win. Remember when Lou Piniella put Kosuke Fukudome at 1 and Milton Bradley at two, and they were both raking? Thank God that’s over!

by August 13, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Kosuke Fukudome is About to Get Awesome

Kosuke Fukudome is About to Get Awesome

Chicago Cubs center fielder and substitute lead-off man Kosuke Fukudome is in the midst of his second year in a row of a protracted and steep decline following a hot[Read More…]

by July 20, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

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