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Plenty of Chicago Cubs Rumors Still Swirling

Plenty of Chicago Cubs Rumors Still Swirling

There can be no doubt that the bulk of the offseason movement is behind us – re-signing John Grabow, dumping Milton Bradley, and signing Marlon Byrd and Xavier Nady are[Read More…]

by February 3, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
You Are Cleared to Resume Hating Jim Edmonds

You Are Cleared to Resume Hating Jim Edmonds

Remember when Jim Edmonds was a star for the St. Louis Cardinals? Grr. We hated that guy. He was so … douchey. And so … cocky. When Carlos Zambrano threw[Read More…]

by January 29, 2010 MLB News and Rumors
A New Rumored Reliever Target for the Cubs: Luke Gregerson

A New Rumored Reliever Target for the Cubs: Luke Gregerson

As we noted earlier, the Chicago Cubs have two primary directives remaining in the offseason: get a fourth outfielder, and get a veteran reliever. To the latter directive, a new[Read More…]

by January 19, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Jim Hendry Hearts Relievers: Chicago Cubs are Still Considering Heath Bell

Jim Hendry Hearts Relievers: Chicago Cubs are Still Considering Heath Bell

Chicago Cubs general manager Jim Hendry continues his relentless pursuit of a right-handed reliever. But at least this rumor involves a slightly more dominant type. According to sources, the Cubs[Read More…]

by January 11, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
No Threeway Trade Between Cubs, Red Sox, and Padres – For Now

No Threeway Trade Between Cubs, Red Sox, and Padres – For Now

Rumors swirled Monday and yesterday that the Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox, and San Diego Padres were discussing a trade that would see the Cubs net, among other possibilities, Jacoby[Read More…]

by December 30, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Cubs Probably Aren’t Getting Heath Bell

Cubs Probably Aren’t Getting Heath Bell

Jim Hendry has said that the Chicago Cubs are looking for another reliever, preferably a veteran righty. As horrible an idea as we’ve repeatedly said this is, we don’t really[Read More…]

by December 8, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
The Chicago Cubs 2010 Spring Training Schedule

The Chicago Cubs 2010 Spring Training Schedule

The Chicago Cubs just released their 2010 Spring Training schedule. And, well, here it is: March 4 vs. Oakland Athletics March 5 vs. Arizona Diamondbacks March 6 vs. Chicago White[Read More…]

by November 19, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Prospect Kyler Burke Had Himself a Swell Year

Cubs Prospect Kyler Burke Had Himself a Swell Year

The Chicago Cubs acquired a moderately nondescript outfielder from the San Diego Padres in the summer of 2007 when they unburdened themselves of uniballing, Zambrano-fighting catcher, Michael Barrett. That outfielder,[Read More…]

by October 28, 2009 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Enter the Tampa Bay Rays – And Pat Burrell

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Enter the Tampa Bay Rays – And Pat Burrell

Priority one this offseason for Chicago Cubs general manager Jim Hendry is dumping Milton Bradley, and trying to eat as little salary as possible in the process. Always easier when[Read More…]

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…]

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Exit the Rangers?

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Exit the Rangers?

Just a day after we learned that the San Diego Padres may be exiting the Milton Bradley (*sarcastic laugh*) sweepstakes, another possible landing spot looks to be not so possible.[Read More…]

by October 5, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Exit the Padres?

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Exit the Padres?

Last week, San Diego Padres General Manager Kevin Towers said that they had enjoyed having Milton Bradley on their team, and all but said that if he’s traded, they’d be[Read More…]

Milton Bradley to the San Diego Padres?

Milton Bradley to the San Diego Padres?

Although it is a near certainty that the Chicago Cubs will want to trade Milton Bradley this off-season, it is not a certainty that any other team will want the[Read More…]

by September 27, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Screeching Tire Sound: Cubs WILL Shop Carlos Zambrano This Winter

When Bruce Levine suggested yesterday that the Chicago Cubs might look to trade ace Carlos Zambrano this winter, most pundits gave it short shrift (including yours truly). After all, without[Read More…]

by September 15, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Voodoo Magic: Smoltz Dominant in Cardinals Debut

Voodoo Magic: Smoltz Dominant in Cardinals Debut

Even though we predicted it would happen, a small part of us refused to believe that, after putting up an ERA over eight with the Boston Red Sox, John Smoltz[Read More…]

Mark Prior Plans to Pitch in the Big Leagues Again

Mark Prior Plans to Pitch in the Big Leagues Again

Last year, Mark Prior was on a big league deal with the San Diego Padres as he rehabbed from another shoulder injury and surgery. This year, he returned to the[Read More…]

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 7, Padres 1 – August 19, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 7, Padres 1 – August 19, 2009

I had started to forget what a win feels like.

by August 20, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Padres 6 – August 18, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Padres 6 – August 18, 2009

No amount of managerial machinations are going to save this team right now. Still, I’m going to criticize. Theriot has been out for days with the flu. Kosuke Fukudome has[Read More…]

by August 19, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Kevin Gregg is Not a Closer Anymore

Kevin Gregg is Not a Closer Anymore

Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Kevin Gregg is out as the team’s closer, following a spectacularly awful 4-run 9th inning last night against the San Diego Padres. Manager Lou Piniella said[Read More…]

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Padres 4 – August 17, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Padres 4 – August 17, 2009

It’s easy to blame this one on Kevin Gregg (and I do), but once again the offense failed to do anything. If the Cubs continue to fade away, this season[Read More…]

by August 18, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores

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