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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
Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Not the Mets

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Not the Mets

It was reported last week that the number of suitors for Milton Bradley this Winter would be “shocking.” That was quite a relief, because up to that point, all we’d[Read More…]

by October 27, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

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
Matt Holliday Loves New York

Matt Holliday Loves New York

Outfielder Matt Holiday, who provided the spark that shot the St. Louis Cardinals to the top of the NL Central and the postseason, is going to be a very expensive[Read More…]

Chicago Cubs Top Prospects Start Fall League Today

Chicago Cubs Top Prospects Start Fall League Today

The Arizona Fall League – a post-regular-season league for minor leaguers, noteworthy for typically hosting several top prospects – kicks off today in, um, well, Arizona. This year, the Cubs[Read More…]

by October 13, 2009 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects

Why the Final Week Rainout and the Last Game Loss Were Blessings

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…]

Could the Mets be Interested in Milton Bradley? Carlos Zambrano?

Could the Mets be Interested in Milton Bradley? Carlos Zambrano?

Sure, the offseason isn’t here yet, but it’s never too early for crazy Chicago Cubs rumors. And that is part of our credo here at Bleacher Nation: we will bring[Read More…]

by September 24, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Mets 4 – September 6, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Mets 4 – September 6, 2009

Another good pitching effort, another sad sack offensive effort. It happens. To the Cubs.

by September 7, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Mets 3 – September 5, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Mets 3 – September 5, 2009

An all-around solid game for the Cubs. If they’ve proved anything this year it is this: they can beat an injury-depleted Mets club. Hooray.

by September 6, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Mets 6 – September 4, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Mets 6 – September 4, 2009

The Cubs finally got a nice outting from Carlos Zambrano. Not that it mattered, of course.

by September 5, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores

Alfonso Soriano is Shut Down

The Chicago Cubs have decided to put down sit Alfonso Soriano indefinitely until/if his bum knee gets better. “The crux of it is his knee is not strong,” Piniella said.[Read More…]

by September 4, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Enhanced Box Score: Mets 4, Cubs 1 – August 30, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Mets 4, Cubs 1 – August 30, 2009

Shrug. That Figueroa dude looked like Mark Prior circa 2003 in the first four innings.

by August 30, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Mets 4, Cubs 11 – August 29, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Mets 4, Cubs 11 – August 29, 2009

The Cubs continue to do just enough to keep that tiny glimmer of our irrational hopes alive. It’s the story of the last century, I suppose.

by August 30, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Mets 2, Cubs 5 – August 28, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Mets 2, Cubs 5 – August 28, 2009

Look, Alf. The homer was nice. But it’s obvious your knee is messed up, and there’s really not much that you’re going to help the Cubs with this year. If[Read More…]

by August 28, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores

Cubs Trade Jason Dubois to Mets

A ho hum minor league deal to the Cubs, the acquisition of Jason Dubois could actually mean something to the Mets, constantly reeling from injuries (not unlike the Cubs, actually).[Read More…]

by August 8, 2009 Chicago Cubs Transactions