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Fiddle Sticks: Cardinals Close to Re-Signing Matt Holliday

Fiddle Sticks: Cardinals Close to Re-Signing Matt Holliday

With Mark DeRosa leaving and Joel Pineiro set to leave, the St. Louis Cardinals were poised to be significantly worse (on paper) in 2010 than they were at the close[Read More…]

by December 31, 2009 MLB News and Rumors
How About Angel Pagan Coming Back to the Cubs?

How About Angel Pagan Coming Back to the Cubs?

When the New York Mets signed Jason Bay on Tuesday, they conceivably shrunk the outfield market for the Chicago Cubs (by making Jacoby Ellsbury slightly less likely to be traded).[Read More…]

by December 31, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Jason Bay to the Mets

Mini-update, as it relates to the Chicago Cubs: With Bay going to the New York Mets, that’s one fewer outfielder who could take a spot in the Boston Red Sox[Read More…]

by December 29, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
A Far Better Bradley Trade That Never Was

A Far Better Bradley Trade That Never Was

It may shock you, but trading Milton Bradley for “pitcher” Carlos Silva was not the Chicago Cubs’ idea of the perfect trade. The Cubs actually almost participated in a four-team[Read More…]

by December 22, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Cubs on Hand to Scout Aroldis Chapman

Cubs on Hand to Scout Aroldis Chapman

The Chicago Cubs were among approximately one thousand teams on hand to scout Cuban hurler Aroldis Chapman yesterday. Chapman, 21, recently defected from the socialist paradise down south, and is[Read More…]

by December 16, 2009 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Jim Hendry Loves Relievers: Cubs Looking at J.J. Putz

Jim Hendry Loves Relievers: Cubs Looking at J.J. Putz

Apparently, when Jim Hendry traded Aaron Heilman earlier this offseason to the Diamondbacks, it wasn’t purely a salary dump or a dealing from a position of surplus. Silly us, we[Read More…]

by December 9, 2009 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Up to Four Teams Interested

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Up to Four Teams Interested

Although sending Milton Bradley to Tampa for Pat Burrell remains the far most likely scenario, the Chicago Cubs are working to increase the possible destinations for Bradley. Meanwhile, the Cubs[Read More…]

by December 8, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Mini Update

Joel Sherman of the New York Post has tweeted that, if the Cubs are able to swing a Milton Bradley / Pat Burrell swap, the Mets are interested in a[Read More…]

by December 7, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Familiar Names, Burrell and Castillo, Continue to Swirl

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Familiar Names, Burrell and Castillo, Continue to Swirl

There’s been so much smoke surrounding the Chicago Cubs’ efforts to swing a deal with Tampa Bay involving Milton Bradley and Pat Burrell that we’re all choking on it. Still[Read More…]

by December 3, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Cubs Looking at Another Expensive Reliever, Because, You Know, That Makes Sense

Cubs Looking at Another Expensive Reliever, Because, You Know, That Makes Sense

As if signing reliever John Grabow to a two year $7 million contract was not enough indignity for a team approaching its budget limitations and with needs in the infield,[Read More…]

by November 30, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Four to Six Teams Interested

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Four to Six Teams Interested

Many pundits would have been surprised weeks ago if you’d told them then that Milton Bradley would still be a Cub now. But so it is. And unfortunately, so much[Read More…]

by November 23, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Carlos Marmol Loves Pedro Martinez, But the Cubs Don’t

Carlos Marmol Loves Pedro Martinez, But the Cubs Don’t

Even though the Chicago Cubs probably should be in the market for some starting pitching depth, they are not. The relative virtue of such a decision, I will leave to[Read More…]

by November 20, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Don’t Cry, But Mark DeRosa Isn’t Coming Back

Don’t Cry, But Mark DeRosa Isn’t Coming Back

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…]

by November 19, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: More Milton Bradley Rumors Than You Can Shake a Stick At

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: More Milton Bradley Rumors Than You Can Shake a Stick At

There was an explosion of Milton Bradley trade rumors in the last 24 hours – and there were already a bundle. So we’re just going to have to do this[Read More…]

by November 11, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: How About Luis Castillo?

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: How About Luis Castillo?

A new day and a new Milton Bradley trade rumor. Today’s version has the Chicago Cubs dealing Milton Bradley to the Blue Jays, who would send Lyle Overbay to the[Read More…]

by November 10, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Payroll May Increase Slightly, But Might Not Include Any New Big Names

Payroll May Increase Slightly, But Might Not Include Any New Big Names

The Chicago Cubs sported a very healthy $140 million(ish) payroll in 2009 – good enough to top the Senior Circuit (with the New York Mets having about the same payroll).[Read More…]

by October 28, 2009 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors

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