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Lukewarm Stove: Sigh, Another Michael Young Rumor

Lukewarm Stove: Sigh, Another Michael Young Rumor

I never get tired of rumors. I really don’t. That’s why they’re such a big part of this site – I love reading about them as much as I love[Read More…]

by March 23, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Why the 2011 Milwaukee Brewers Will Suck

Why the 2011 Milwaukee Brewers Will Suck

Editor’s Note: Yes, it’s that time of year again – the time for us to settle back into our protective bubble where the Chicago Cubs are destined for greatness, and[Read More…]

by March 16, 2011 Analysis and Commentary

Why the 2011 Cincinnati Reds Will Suck

Why the 2011 Cincinnati Reds Will Suck

Editor’s Note: Yes, it’s that time of year again – the time for us to settle back into our protective bubble where the Chicago Cubs are destined for greatness, and[Read More…]

Did the Rangers and Cubs Discuss a Michael Young Trade?

This week, the Texas Rangers went from we-aren’t-trading-Michael-Young to we-have-to-trade-Michael-Young back to we-aren’t-trading-Michael-Young, all in the span of a few days. It is safe to assume that the book-ends of[Read More…]

by February 12, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Probably Irrelevant Michael Young Watch: Rockies Out

Probably Irrelevant Michael Young Watch: Rockies Out

In the last two days, things have escalated in Texas such that it’s hard to imagine Michael Young starting the 2011 season with the Rangers. He’s officially requested a trade,[Read More…]

Lukewarm Stove: Michael Young Likely to Be Traded

Lukewarm Stove: Michael Young Likely to Be Traded

Michael Young has finally had enough of his ever-changing role in Texas – shortstop? third base? second base? first base? DH? – and he’s ready to move on. Surely the[Read More…]

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Make Sense for Michael Young or Ian Kinsler

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Make Sense for Michael Young or Ian Kinsler

When the Texas Rangers added Adrian Beltre (with a hilariously awful contract, you’ll note) earlier this offseason, rumors began to swirl about incumbent third baseman Michael Young. Would he stay,[Read More…]

by January 31, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors

The Cubs Sent Chris Archer to the Rays Because of the Texas Rangers

The Cubs Sent Chris Archer to the Rays Because of the Texas Rangers

Some more details on how the Matt Garza trade played out, and why it came to fruition when it did. It sounds like it wasn’t the Cubs turning up the[Read More…]

by January 11, 2011 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors

Report: Chicago Cubs Close to Trading for Matt Garza

Well, this is a turn of events. Gordon Wittenmyer is┬áreporting that the Chicago Cubs are “close” to trading for Matt Garza, as of late last night. He offers no word[Read More…]

by January 5, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Where Do Things Stand With Respect to Matt Garza and Fausto Carmona?

Lukewarm Stove: Where Do Things Stand With Respect to Matt Garza and Fausto Carmona?

With Brandon Webb officially off the market, if the Chicago Cubs are going to make a starting pitching move, it’s going to be via trade. You’ve already heard about the[Read More…]

by December 28, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Out of it for Brandon Webb

Hopefully you weren’t pining away for Brandon Webb in your stocking, because according to┬áJayson Stark, the Chicago Cubs are out of it for him. Interest in Webb had picked up[Read More…]


Lukewarm Stove: Rangers Close to Landing Brandon Webb

Confirming earlier rumors, the Chicago Cubs no longer look like a solid bet to sign Brandon Webb. Instead, it’s looking increasingly likely that Webb will end up with the Texas[Read More…]

Conflicting Reports on Brandon Webb – Cubs Might Lead for Him, Or Might Not Want Him At All

Conflicting Reports on Brandon Webb – Cubs Might Lead for Him, Or Might Not Want Him At All

If you needed any more evidence that the rumor-chasing business is a difficult one, look no further than the Chicago Cubs’ pursuit of free agent starter Brandon Webb. The team[Read More…]