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Lukewarm Stove: Mets May Want Lilly, but Can’t Add Payroll

Lukewarm Stove: Mets May Want Lilly, but Can’t Add Payroll

While the New York Mets remain a possible destination for Chicago Cubs pitcher Ted Lilly, they might not be able to take on much, if any, of his remaining $5[Read More…]

by July 11, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Ted Lilly to the New York Mets?

Now that Cliff Lee is off the trade market, Chicago Cubs starter Ted Lilly becomes the best available lefty starting pitcher on the market, and remains one of the best[Read More…]

by July 10, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Chicago Cubs are “Getting More Serious” About Making Trades

Chicago Cubs are “Getting More Serious” About Making Trades

Assuming that the recent three-game sweep of the woeful Diamondbacks does not convince the Chicago Cubs’ brass that the team is magically delicious again, the Cubs will be looking to[Read More…]

by July 8, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
The Mets Are Interested In Ted Lilly

The Mets Are Interested In Ted Lilly

Though the Chicago Cubs managed to pull out a shocking victory last night – against the mighty Pirates, no less – there is still reason to believe this team is[Read More…]

by June 30, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Joe Torre to Manage the Cubs in 2011?

Joe Torre to Manage the Cubs in 2011?

Chicago Cubs Manager Lou Piniella is unlikely to come back to manage the Cubs after this season, his last under contract. Though speculation about his successor has been limited to[Read More…]

by May 11, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Report: Cubs Looking at Braden Looper

Report: Cubs Looking at Braden Looper

The Chicago Cubs have finally started looking externally for solutions to their bullpen woes. According to┬áKen Rosenthal, the Cubs hosted free agent Braden Looper late yesterday in Chicago (though the[Read More…]

by April 21, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Are the Chicago Cubs Shopping Kosuke Fukudome?

Are the Chicago Cubs Shopping Kosuke Fukudome?

Sometimes I come across a rumor from the far reaches of the ‘net that emanates from sources I don’t know. That is not to say it might not have a[Read More…]

by March 30, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Why the 2010 Milwaukee Brewers Will Suck

Why the 2010 Milwaukee Brewers Will Suck

Editor’s Note: Yes, it’s that time of year again – the time for us to settle back into our protective bubble where the Chicago Cubs are destined for greatness, and[Read More…]

by March 10, 2010 Analysis and Commentary

No Kiko Calero for the Cubs, Signs with Mets

The Chicago Cubs dabbled in the Kiko Calero trade for many a week this offseason, eventually off-put by his past shoulder problems and demands for a multi-year deal. So it’s[Read More…]

by March 5, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Why the 2010 Houston Astros Will Suck

Why the 2010 Houston Astros Will Suck

Editor’s Note: Yes, it’s that time of year again – the time for us to settle back into our protective bubble where the Chicago Cubs are destined for greatness, and[Read More…]

by March 3, 2010 Analysis and Commentary

The Chicago Cubs 2010 Television Schedule

The Chicago Cubs have announced their broadcast schedule for the 2010 season, and it will feature the lowest number of games on WGN in a long, long time – just[Read More…]

by February 5, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
The Cubs’ Offseason Sucked

The Cubs’ Offseason Sucked

Sports Illustrated’s Jon Heyman threw together a list of the eight most disappointing offseasons in Major League Baseball this year, and – no surprise – the Chicago Cubs made the[Read More…]

by February 4, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
The Mets and A’s Might Be the Most Agressive in Pursuing Ben Sheets

The Mets and A’s Might Be the Most Agressive in Pursuing Ben Sheets

Free agent starter Ben Sheets threw for several teams including the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday. Fortunately or unfortunately, depending on your perspective, the session was widely well-received. Sheets’ fastball hung[Read More…]