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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…]
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 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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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.
Offense was a bit thin, but enough to win. Fact: that rhymed.
Awww yeeeah. Two wins in a row. How recently did that seem absolutely impossible?
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…]
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…]
DING DONG, THE WITCH IS DEAD!
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…]
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…]
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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