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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…]

Why the 2009 St. Louis Cardinals Will Suck

Why the 2009 St. Louis Cardinals Will Suck

This is the fifth and final installment in Bleacher Nation’s 2009 preview of the National League Central – specifically, how every team not named the Cubs is going to suck.[Read More…]

Angel Guzman to the Pirates?

Chicago Cubs reliever and former wunderkind prospect Angel Guzman is out of options and doesn’t look likely to make the Cubs bullpen. Thus, he gone. At some point. To someone.[Read More…]

by March 23, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Why the 2009 Houston Astros Will Suck

Why the 2009 Houston Astros Will Suck

This is the fourth installment in Bleacher Nation’s 2009 preview of the National League Central – specifically, how every team not named the Cubs is going to suck. Previously: Cincinnati[Read More…]

Why the 2009 Pittsburgh Pirates Will Suck

Why the 2009 Pittsburgh Pirates Will Suck

This is the third installment in Bleacher Nation’s 2009 preview of the National League Central – specifically, how every team not named the Cubs is going to suck. Previously: Cincinnati[Read More…]

by March 12, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
Why the 2009 Cincinnati Reds Suck

Why the 2009 Cincinnati Reds Suck

Every sports publication in the world puts out season previews. Some are interesting, some aren’t. For the most part, folks just don’t have the time necessary to do the kind[Read More…]

by February 26, 2009 Analysis and Commentary

2009 Draft Order and Free Agent Compensation

Go here for the 2009 Chicago Cubs Draft resource. This will include order, results, minor league designations, and articles. As more free agents sign, the 2009 draft order becomes closer[Read More…]

by January 6, 2009 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors

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