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When you sign a big time contract – let’s say, 4 years and $40 million – I can understand complacency kicking in. After all, you’re set for life, and in[Read More…]
I suspect that if Jim Hendry were an avid investor in the stock market, he probably wouldn’t have too much success. You see, in the market, you have to anticipate[Read More…]
Today the Chicago Cubs signed first-baseman Bryan LaHair to a minor league deal, and invited him to spring training. LaHair, 27, had spent his entire professional career with Seattle. He[Read More…]
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…]
Like it or lump it, Carlos Silva is now a member of the Chicago Cubs. And because of his profoundly awful performance the last two years, and egregious contract over[Read More…]
Following today’s abysmal trade of Milton Bradley to the Seattle Mariners for Carlos Silva and cash, Chicago Cubs General Manager Jim Hendry offered a statement about the trade, about Bradley,[Read More…]
Quick update: the unfortunate trade is now official. Today, the Chicago Cubs traded Milton Bradley to the Seattle Mariners for “pitcher” Carlos Silva and $9 million. Silva makes about $3[Read More…]
Hold on to your butts. According to the Seattle Times’ Larry Stone, the Chicago Cubs are planning to send Milton Bradley to the Seattle Mariners today for pitcher Carlos Silva.[Read More…]
File this under “Oh Please Dear Baby Jesus No.” We heard rumors of Milton Bradley heading off to Seattle for “pitcher” Carlos Silva a few weeks ago. Mercifully, those rumors[Read More…]
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…]
When it comes to pitchers, Chicago Cubs general manager Jim Hendry has shown a penchant for loving two things: middle relievers and reclamation projects. So when an opportunity to combine[Read More…]
According to SI.com, the Blue Jays, Phillies, and Mariners have pulled off a gigantic trade that would see Roy Halladay head to the Phillies, Cliff Lee head to the Mariners,[Read More…]
According to Gordon Wittenmyer’s Twitter, the Cubs may be on the verge of trading Milton Bradley to a “surprise” AL team tonight. Various rumors have linked Bradley to the Rays, Rangers,[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs may have dodged a bullet. Yes, I’m comparing the failure to sign a quality player like Chone Figgins to avoiding being shot. Figgins is about to get[Read More…]
Here’s about as bare bones as a rumor gets: the Cubs are looking to sign Vicente Padilla. That’s it. That’s all I got on the details. La Prensa in Nicaragua[Read More…]
Andre Dawson holds a special place in the hearts and minds of Cubs fans, even though he spent just six of his 21 seasons in Chicago. His 1987 season was[Read More…]
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…]
The Chicago Cubs just released their 2010 Spring Training schedule. And, well, here it is: March 4 vs. Oakland Athletics March 5 vs. Arizona Diamondbacks March 6 vs. Chicago White[Read More…]
Some folks believe Rudy Jaramillo is the best hitting coach in baseball, and he’s now a member of the Chicago Cubs’ coaching staff. Should they now go after the best[Read More…]
The 2010 Major League Baseball draft order is out, pending changes due to free agency signings, and the Chicago Cubs come in at 16th. That the Cubs are 16th and[Read More…]
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