Post Tagged with: "Nationals"


Why the 2011 Milwaukee Brewers Will Suck

Why the 2011 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 16, 2011 Analysis and Commentary
The Yankees and Nationals Have Been Scouting Carlos Silva

The Yankees and Nationals Have Been Scouting Carlos Silva

At this point, no one but Chicago Cubs management is hoping Carlos Silva makes the team’s rotation. And no one (perhaps but Cubs management) expects him to, either. That’s why[Read More…]


Why the 2011 Cincinnati Reds Will Suck

Why the 2011 Cincinnati Reds 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…]

Obsessive Pujols Watch: Prognosticators Don’t See Albert Pujols in Chicago

Obsessive Pujols Watch: Prognosticators Don’t See Albert Pujols in Chicago

Prognosticating about prognosticating.

Is Sean Marshall an Option for the Rotation?

Is Sean Marshall an Option for the Rotation?

After dealing Tom Gorzelanny, the Chicago Cubs are faced with the prospect of having an all right-handed rotation. Some would contend that having a lefty among your five starters (rather[Read More…]

Lukewarm Stove: Plenty of Interest in Tom Gorzelanny

Lukewarm Stove: Plenty of Interest in Tom Gorzelanny

The starting pitching glut continues to threaten Tom Gorzelanny’s existence as a Chicago Cub, and, indeed, the Cubs are hearing from a number of teams about the lefty. The Washington[Read More…]

by January 17, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Lukewarm Stove: Rangers Close to Landing Brandon Webb

Confirming earlier rumors, the Chicago Cubs no longer look like a solid bet to sign Brandon Webb. Instead, it’s looking increasingly likely that Webb will end up with the Texas[Read More…]

Lukewarm Stove: Brandon Webb to Decide on a Team Soon

Lukewarm Stove: Brandon Webb to Decide on a Team Soon

It’s a very lukewarm Friday, apparently. One of the Chicago Cubs’ few free agent targets this offseason, Brandon Webb, is set to make his decision in the next few days.[Read More…]

by December 17, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Brandon Webb is Keeping His Options Open

Lukewarm Stove: Brandon Webb is Keeping His Options Open

Like a hot girl who keeps a couple back-up guys at the ready, Brandon Webb is going to take his time and consider all comers before landing on a team.[Read More…]

by December 13, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Lukewarm Stove: Derrek Lee, Carlos Pena, Brad Hawpe, Adam LaRoche

Lukewarm Stove: Derrek Lee, Carlos Pena, Brad Hawpe, Adam LaRoche

Some of us have wondered openly why Derrek Lee’s name is never brought up in first base rumors for the Chicago Cubs. He’s obviously familiar with the organization, he’s solid[Read More…]

Lukewarm Stove: Carlos Pena Would Prefer to Remain in Tampa Bay

Lukewarm Stove: Carlos Pena Would Prefer to Remain in Tampa Bay

What can I say? With the Winter Meetings on tap, it’s a Lukewarm Stove kind of day. First baseman Carlos Pena – he of the swell glove, mighty power, and[Read More…]

by December 6, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Chicago Cubs Are Talking to Brandon Webb Says Source

Lukewarm Stove: Chicago Cubs Are Talking to Brandon Webb Says Source

AOL Fanhouse’s Ed Price has a source who is indicating that the Cubs have been in contact with former Cy Young pitcher Brandon Webb. While most rumors have the Cubs looking[Read More…]

by November 27, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Nationals “Enthusiastic” About Chances of Signing Carlos Pena

Lukewarm Stove: Nationals “Enthusiastic” About Chances of Signing Carlos Pena

A small update to be interspersed with your Black Friday shopping and turkey sandwich eating: according to Buster Olney, the Washington Nationals are looking at Carlos Pena to replace departing first baseman Adam[Read More…]