Post Tagged with: "Rangers"


Lukewarm Stove: Cubs “Have to Try” and Add a Starter Like Fausto Carmona

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs “Have to Try” and Add a Starter Like Fausto Carmona

There is no way to sugercoat the Zack Greinke trade and its effect on the NL Central – the Brewers are now formidable, in a division that was already looking[Read More…]

by December 21, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Brandon Webb to Decide on a Team Soon

Lukewarm Stove: Brandon Webb to Decide on a Team Soon

It’s a very lukewarm Friday, apparently. One of the Chicago Cubs’ few free agent targets this offseason, Brandon Webb, is set to make his decision in the next few days.[Read More…]

by December 17, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Rule 5 Draft is Much Ado About Nothing for Cubs

Rarely is a non-event good news in the world of the Chicago Cubs (“why didn’t Hendry sign that guy? why didn’t he make that trade? why haven’t the Cubs won[Read More…]

Lukewarm Stove: Chicago Cubs Are Talking to Brandon Webb Says Source

Lukewarm Stove: Chicago Cubs Are Talking to Brandon Webb Says Source

AOL Fanhouse’s Ed Price has a source who is indicating that the Cubs have been in contact with former Cy Young pitcher Brandon Webb. While most rumors have the Cubs looking[Read More…]

by November 27, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
*Screeching Tire Sound* – The Chicago Cubs May Pursue Cliff Lee?

*Screeching Tire Sound* – The Chicago Cubs May Pursue Cliff Lee?

Well this certainly came out of left field, but Steve Rosenbloom is suggesting that the Chicago Cubs may actually pursue top free agent starter – and sure-to-be-centimillionaire – Cliff Lee.[Read More…]

by November 18, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Chicago Cubs Talking to Texas Rangers about First Baseman Chris Davis

Chicago Cubs Talking to Texas Rangers about First Baseman Chris Davis

As expected, the Chicago Cubs are searching far and wide for a new first baseman. The search is taking them outside of the free agent market (and yes, even outside[Read More…]

by November 18, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Bob Brenly to Interview, Don Wakamatsu on Cubs’ List

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Bob Brenly to Interview, Don Wakamatsu on Cubs’ List

Mike Quade certainly isn’t doing anything to hurt his chances of landing the full-time Chicago Cubs’ managerial gig, but the Cubs are proceeding with interviews far and wide. Up next,[Read More…]

by September 19, 2010 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Could Marlon Byrd Head Back to the Rangers?

Could Marlon Byrd Head Back to the Rangers?

Tomorrow marks the last day that a team can make a trade (via the waiver system) for a player, and include that player on its post-season roster. The Chicago Cubs[Read More…]

by August 30, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Thomas Diamond, Not Jeff Samardzija, Will Be the New Ted Lilly

Thomas Diamond, Not Jeff Samardzija, Will Be the New Ted Lilly

Now that Ted Lilly is off to greener pastures in Los Angeles, the Chicago Cubs will need a new starter in their rotation. The obvious long-term choice is Carlos Zambrano,[Read More…]


Lukewarm Stove: Rangers Still Considering Xavier Nady

Lukewarm Stove: Rangers Still Considering Xavier Nady

This rumor is about as lukewarm as it gets, given that there are no details beyond that headline. But, hey, you’re here. Might as well keep reading, right? The Rangers[Read More…]

by July 19, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Texas Rangers Have “Strong Interest” in Xavier Nady

Despite going balls to the wall in their acquisition of Cliff Lee late yesterday, the Texas Rangers apparently aren’t done making moves. They might like to add a first baseman[Read More…]

by July 10, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
God’s Wrath Watch: Aramis Ramirez Out a Few Days with Thumb Injury

God’s Wrath Watch: Aramis Ramirez Out a Few Days with Thumb Injury

At this point, you could almost call this mercy. Chicago Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez has been dealing with a bruise of his left thumb, though he claims it is[Read More…]

by May 24, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Carlos Zambrano to Throw Simulated Game Tomorrow, and Return to the Rotation is Imminent

Carlos Zambrano to Throw Simulated Game Tomorrow, and Return to the Rotation is Imminent

Despite repeatedly using Carlos Zambrano in a setup role after proclaiming that Zambrano would move to a long relief role in advance of a return to the rotation, Chicago Cubs[Read More…]