Post Tagged with: "Nationals"

Pat Listach – Not Ryne Sandberg – Will Be Mike Quade’s Bench Coach

No surprise on the Sandberg part. Sources suggest former Nationals coach – and former (briefly) Chicago Cubs managerial candidate – Pat Listach will soon be announced as the team’s bench[Read More…]

by November 1, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Good News, Adam Dunn is a Type A Free Agent

Good News, Adam Dunn is a Type A Free Agent

That good news comes with an asterisk, I suppose – it’s good news if you actually want the Cubs to sign Adam Dunn. Adam Dunn has been designated a Type[Read More…]


Lukewarm Stove: Nationals Unlikely to Re-Sign Adam Dunn, But Nationals Might Be Happy About It

Lukewarm Stove: Nationals Unlikely to Re-Sign Adam Dunn, But Nationals Might Be Happy About It

Most of what you read about impending free agent Adam Dunn from the Washington Nationals’ side is that the team is eager to re-sign the hulking slugger, but might not[Read More…]

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Pat Listach Out

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Pat Listach Out

Pat Listach, former Cubs’ minor league manager and current Nationals’ coach, was infrequently mentioned as a possible candidate for the open Chicago Cubs’ managerial position. He will no longer be[Read More…]

by October 11, 2010 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Bad News for the Cubs: Adam Dunn Likely to be Type B Free Agent

Bad News for the Cubs: Adam Dunn Likely to be Type B Free Agent

I should say at the outset, what follows is bad news for the Chicago Cubs only if you want them to sign Adam Dunn. If you’re a Dunn-opponent, then you[Read More…]

Carlos Zambrano: Adam Dunn Wants to Play for Chicago Cubs

Carlos Zambrano: Adam Dunn Wants to Play for Chicago Cubs

Now that Carlos Zambrano has confirmed his desire to remain with the Chicago Cubs for the foreseeable future, he’s making plans for the team. Specifically, he thinks the Cubs need[Read More…]


Sources Say Nationals Unlikely to Re-Sign Adam Dunn

Sources Say Nationals Unlikely to Re-Sign Adam Dunn

Despite reports just last week that the two sides were hopeful that something could get done, rumors are surfacing that the Washington Nationals do not expect – indeed do not[Read More…]

by September 29, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
OMG Adam Dunn: He Expects to Return to Nationals

OMG Adam Dunn: He Expects to Return to Nationals

Adam Dunn has made plain that he’d like to remain a Washington National after his contract expires this year. That said, the Nationals had appeared unwilling to pony up the[Read More…]

by September 20, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
The Chicago Cubs Will Sign Adam Dunn if Marlon Byrd Has His Way

The Chicago Cubs Will Sign Adam Dunn if Marlon Byrd Has His Way

With a gaping hole at first base, left vacated by Derrek Lee who was traded to the Atlanta Braves two weeks ago after manning the spot for almost seven seasons,[Read More…]

by August 31, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Chicago Cubs Interview Eric Wedge for Managerial Opening

Chicago Cubs Interview Eric Wedge for Managerial Opening

The Chicago Cubs have interviewed former Cleveland Indians manager Eric Wedge for their managerial vacancy. Wedge was not among the names rumored to be on the Cubs’ short list as[Read More…]


Adam Dunn Loves the Chicago Cubs

Adam Dunn Loves the Chicago Cubs

After trading Derrek Lee, the Chicago Cubs opened up a substantial void at first base – a void, though, that was likely to be opened after the season anyway. Lee[Read More…]

by August 25, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Carlos Zambrano is Headed to Venezuela

Some sad news to report, as Chicago Cubs starter Carlos Zambrano, fresh off his best start of the season against the Nationals last night, is head to Venezuela to be[Read More…]

by August 25, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Tyler Colvin is Likely to Start Playing Games at First Base This Week

With Derrek Lee off to the Atlanta Braves, and without a clear replacement in the Chicago Cubs’ system, outfielder Tyler Colvin will start playing some games at first base starting[Read More…]

by August 21, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Jeff Samardzija Expected to Join Chicago Cubs Soon

Jeff Samardzija Expected to Join Chicago Cubs Soon

On September 1, MLB teams can expand their active roster – usually limited to 25 players – to as many as 40 players; namely, the 40 guys on the 40-man[Read More…]

The Cubs Should Dump Kosuke Fukudome

The Cubs Should Dump Kosuke Fukudome

Although I’ve been saying it since late 2008 (after vociferously opposing his signing in the first place), others are jumping on the bandwagon that Kosuke Fukudome needs to go –[Read More…]

by June 15, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors