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The Cubs Don’t Have the Prospects to get … John Grabow?

The Cubs Don’t Have the Prospects to get … John Grabow?

The Chicago Cubs are focusing their trade deadline efforts on acquiring a lefty reliever, and most are not expected to come at a terribly steep price. But apparently the Pittsburgh[Read More…]

by July 29, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
The Cubs are a-Rumoring

The Cubs are a-Rumoring

The Chicago Cubs are finally in first place and poised for a post-season run – but that doesn’t mean a trade or two isn’t in the works to improve the[Read More…]

The Cubs Might Pursue a Starting Pitcher

The Cubs Might Pursue a Starting Pitcher

The Chicago Cubs were already rumored to add a lefty reliever before Ted Lilly went down with a shoulder injury, but now that he’s out for perhaps a month, the[Read More…]

by July 26, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Jim Hendry Says the Cubs Might Make a Big Move … After the Trade Deadline

Jim Hendry Says the Cubs Might Make a Big Move … After the Trade Deadline

July 31 is the non-waiver trade deadline. Translation: you can make whatever deal you want if you make it before that date. After July 31, but before September 1, you[Read More…]

Cubs Are Looking at a Bevy of Lefty Relievers

Cubs Are Looking at a Bevy of Lefty Relievers

The moves the Chicago Cubs might make at this year’s trade deadline fall squarely into the “tinkering” category rather than the “OMG NOMAH!!!!” category. Specifically, the Cubs look to try[Read More…]

by July 23, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 6, Nationals 2 – July 16, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 6, Nationals 2 – July 16, 2009

Admit it. You missed the enhanced box score over the break. New rule for the Cubs: Rich Harden may only pitch on 10 days rest, may only pitch on the[Read More…]

by July 17, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Hey, Maybe the Cubs Really Are Looking at Freddy Sanchez

Hey, Maybe the Cubs Really Are Looking at Freddy Sanchez

Can the Cubs trade for the version of Freddy Sanchez that hits .350? Freddy Sanchez was in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ lineup Friday night, putting to rest any thought that the[Read More…]

by July 13, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
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
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Pirates 1 – July 1, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Pirates 1 – July 1, 2009

Now, if I weren’t on my positivity kick, I would point out that, despite the win, given that the Cubs managed just four runs and stranded a billion runners, the[Read More…]

by July 2, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Pirates 3 – June 30, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Pirates 3 – June 30, 2009

Ah, the Cubbies. They end the month of June as they lived it: sucktastically. They went 11-14 on the month, and stand two games under .500.

by July 1, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Pirates 1 – June 29, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Pirates 1 – June 29, 2009

Offense was a bit thin, but enough to win. Fact: that rhymed.

by June 30, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 2, Cubs 5 – May 27, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 2, Cubs 5 – May 27, 2009

Awww yeeeah. Two wins in a row. How recently did that seem absolutely impossible?

by May 28, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Neil Cotts on His Way Out of Chicago?

Neil Cotts on His Way Out of Chicago?

Apparently there’s a theme today. Get on board. Left-hander Neal Cotts has just about worn out his welcome with manager Lou Piniella as the only left-hander in the Cubs’ bullpen.[Read More…]

by May 27, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Kevin Kouzmanoff on His Way to Chicago?

Kevin Kouzmanoff on His Way to Chicago?

It was only a matter of time before the continued offensive struggles (the last two games against the Pirates aside) of the Chicago Cubs led to calls for a temporary[Read More…]

by May 27, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 1, Cubs 6 – May 26, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 1, Cubs 6 – May 26, 2009

DING DONG, THE WITCH IS DEAD!

by May 27, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 10, Cubs 8 – May 25, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 10, Cubs 8 – May 25, 2009

So let me get this straight. The Cubs finally score some runs. A lot of runs, actually. More runs than they’d scored in the previous six games combined. And they[Read More…]

by May 26, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Aw, Crud – Chris Carpenter is Back

Aw, Crud – Chris Carpenter is Back

For months, Chicago Cubs fans could soothe themselves with the belief that there was no way the St. Louis Cardinals could be good this year. After all, their rotation looked[Read More…]

by April 10, 2009 MLB News and Rumors
Yeah, So the Cubs Aren’t Getting Donald Veal Back

Yeah, So the Cubs Aren’t Getting Donald Veal Back

Former top Chicago Cubs prospect Donald Veal fell a bit off the top prospect wagon in 2008 – so much so that, when it was time to decide whom to[Read More…]

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