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In the wake of Angel Guzman’s shoulder issues, the Chicago Cubs are being attached to a number of reliever rumors. Some are nothing new – the Cubs are still interested[Read More…]
The consensus around baseball about Marlon Byrd’s defense in center field is that he’s a nearly perfectly average center fielder. His range is acceptable and his arm is acceptable. He won’t win[Read More…]
Well, if the Chicago Cubs were looking to use their Ryan Theriot winnings on a reliever, it won’t be Chan Ho Park. The Yankees have signed former Phillies reliever Chan[Read More…]
Whenever the Chicago Cubs bring a reclamation project on board, there are certain things that can inspire optimism. The guy was playing through pain or with a lingering injury the[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs are, for the most part, done making moves this offseason, but General Manager Jim Hendry has acknowledged that the team wouldn’t mind doing some tweaking, particularly in[Read More…]
Jeff Samardzija came to the Chicago Cubs on a major league contract when he was drafted a few years ago. That means that he came with big expectations. And although[Read More…]
Late last week, the Chicago Cubs reportedly entered negotiations with reliever Kiko Calero to fill the “need” for another right-handed, late-inning reliever. For whatever reason, those talks have cooled –[Read More…]
Some folks around the Cublogoverse are pretty excited that Jose Contreras has not landed on the Chicago Cubs. I was fairly ambivalent about the prospect of landing Contreras, thinking that[Read More…]
We already knew that Ryne Sandberg was being promoted to manage the AAA Iowa Cubs, but now the rest of the minor league system teams’ staffs have been announced. Among[Read More…]
According to SI.com, the Blue Jays, Phillies, and Mariners have pulled off a gigantic trade that would see Roy Halladay head to the Phillies, Cliff Lee head to the Mariners,[Read More…]
Even though the Chicago Cubs probably should be in the market for some starting pitching depth, they are not. The relative virtue of such a decision, I will leave to[Read More…]
For those Chicago Cubs fans holding out hope that the team would take interest in signing free agent Mark DeRosa – you’re going to have to get used to disappointment.[Read More…]
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…]
On Friday, May 8, the Chicago Cubs were playing the Milwaukee Brewers. It was a nondescript, early season game. In the third inning, Ryan Braun drove a hard grounder down[Read More…]
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…]
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…]
No pitching, no hitting, no win. Remember when Lou Piniella put Kosuke Fukudome at 1 and Milton Bradley at two, and they were both raking? Thank God that’s over!
Not much to say here. Pedro shouldn’t have looked that good, and Samardzija/Marshall shouldn’t have looked that bad.
Chicago Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez received a cortisone shot on Tuesday, which will keep him out of the lineup likely for the rest of the Phillies series, but which[Read More…]
Sure, the Cardinals, Rockies and Giants all lost, so everyone says “at least the Cubs didn’t lose a game in the standings.” I’ve always hated that expression. Of course they[Read More…]
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