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Two Possible Trade Options for the Cubs

Two Possible Trade Options for the Cubs

Two recent rumor-ettes are percolating involving the Chicago Cubs and a couple ok-but-not-great players that are on the block. First up, the Pittsburgh Pirates are planning to trade Freddy Sanchez[Read More…]

by July 10, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Report: Cubs Have Acquired Jeff Baker from the Rockies

Well this certainly came out of nowhere. The Chicago Cubs have acquired Jeff Baker(notes) from the Colorado Rockies, according to a source close to the club. It is unclear who[Read More…]

In Case You Weren’t Paying Attention: the Cubs Suck with Runners in Scoring Position

In Case You Weren’t Paying Attention: the Cubs Suck with Runners in Scoring Position

The Chicago Cubs’ offensive woes this year are well-documented. But it’s not just a general suckiness offensively that’s burdening the club, there’s a specific, exceptional problem: the Cubs are the[Read More…]

Mark DeRosa Does Not Hate Lou Piniella

Mark DeRosa Does Not Hate Lou Piniella

Earlier in the year, there was some soft buzz about the Mark DeRosa trade, which had taken place over the offseason. Lou Piniella, the rumor went, was frustrated with Mark[Read More…]

Cubs Draft Three on the First Day

Cubs Draft Three on the First Day

The Major League Draft will continue today, but the Chicago Cubs have already drafted a few players in the first three rounds, which took place last night. Super quick recap:[Read More…]

by June 10, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 7, Astros 1 – June 9, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 7, Astros 1 – June 9, 2009

Ah, a good old fashioned butt-kicking. Finally. Ted Lilly was money. Mike Fontenot was money. But it wasn’t all good…

by June 10, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores

Mike Fontenot is a Third Baseman

For the balance of Aramis Ramirez’s absence, it appears Mike Fontenot will be the Chicago Cubs’ primary third baseman. “I think what you’re seeing is the way we’ll go,” manager[Read More…]

by May 31, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Alfonso Soriano to Second Base?

Alfonso Soriano to Second Base?

Something that would have seemed a ridiculous joke just a week ago now seems like a real possibility: Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella is intimating that he may move Alfonso[Read More…]

by May 22, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Aramis Ramirez is Expected Back to the Lineup Today, and the Lineup Is Shifty

Aramis Ramirez is Expected Back to the Lineup Today, and the Lineup Is Shifty

Just in time for the Chicago Cubs’ rotation to go to something less than full strength, the team’s lineup appears ready to return in full. Third baseman Aramis Ramirez, sidelined[Read More…]

by May 4, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
The Cublogoverse Says Kosuke Fukudome is HAWT

The Cublogoverse Says Kosuke Fukudome is HAWT

Yeah, yeah. It’s April and Kosuke Fukudome is one of the hottest hitters in baseball. What else is new. But had to give a shout to Zoner Sports, if for[Read More…]

by April 27, 2009 Cublogoverse
Carlos Zambrano is Totally Zorro, and Injury Stuff

Carlos Zambrano is Totally Zorro, and Injury Stuff

Carlos Zambrano is now officially Zorro, the masked avenger, riding in on horseback to save the day. No, not just because his name starts with a Z, or because of[Read More…]

by April 26, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
The 2009 Chicago Cubs: Preparing for the Worst Case Scenarios

The 2009 Chicago Cubs: Preparing for the Worst Case Scenarios

Readers repeatedly asked me if I was going to write a “Why the 2009 Chicago Cubs Will Suck” article, as I had for the rest of the N.L. Central. My[Read More…]

by April 3, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
Mike Fontenot is a Star

Mike Fontenot is a Star

Mike Fontenot will take time from his busy playing baseball schedule to play himself in an episode of TBS’s “My Boys,” which I’m sure is a really great show. Fontenot[Read More…]

by March 22, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Mike Fontenot Slays Aaron Miles

Mike Fontenot Slays Aaron Miles

Figuratively, of course. Mike Fontenot has officially won the second base job, at least against righties. Piniella said Mike Fontenot would be his everyday second baseman, at least againist right-handed[Read More…]

The Cublogoverse Picked Up a News Cubs Player Blog

The Cublogoverse Picked Up a News Cubs Player Blog

When Mark DeRosa was dealt to the Cleveland Indians this Winter, it was not only a serious blow to the Chicago Cubs on the field, it was a crotch kick[Read More…]

by March 15, 2009 Cublogoverse
Cubs Still Looking for Another Infielder and What It Means for the Bench

Cubs Still Looking for Another Infielder and What It Means for the Bench

One of the few unsettled questions this Spring is who is going to end up on that 25th spot on the Chicago Cubs bench. The prevailing wisdom has the Cubs[Read More…]

Spring Training Battlewatch: March 12, 2009

The Chicago Cubs are turning Japanese again – they took on the Japanese team yesterday. The Cubs lost by a run, but it was probably fun or something. Mike Fontenot[Read More…]

by March 13, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Spring Training Battlewatch: March 10, 2009

The Chicago Cubs are puting together a little winning streak. Cool. Great. Whatever. Battles: Aaron Miles played 2nd, Mike Fontenot played 3rd, and each had a nice game at the[Read More…]

by March 11, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Spring Training Battlewatch: March 9, 2009

In a game that Alfonso Soriano called a “must win” (with a wink), the Cubs ended a billion game losing streak. In Spring Training. The battles: Mike Fontenot continued to[Read More…]

by March 10, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
RosenFAIL: The Cubs Bench

RosenFAIL: The Cubs Bench

I want to preface this with a word on accuracy and insight. I screw things up all the time. Sometimes I post things too quickly. Sometimes I don’t check my[Read More…]

by March 8, 2009 Analysis and Commentary

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