Post Tagged with: "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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
Contrary to my own speculation – you know, perfectly logical, understandable speculation – the impending Bobby Howry signing will not be for a minor league deal, despite his implosion in[Read More…]
During the offseason, the Chicago Cubs added one of the best pitchers in the history of the game to their staff – their front office staff. Greg Maddux has been[Read More…]
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…]
As predicted earlier this week, Andres Blanco has been traded, rather than exposed to waivers. Today, according to multiple reports, Blanco was sent to the Rangers for a Player to[Read More…]
I’m not going to say that Chicago, collectively, hates Milton Bradley. But as we’ve all seen, the city does have trouble getting past the Bradley experience – you can scarcely[Read More…]
Milton Bradley is back in the Chicago papers – and the news is all about how happy Bradley is that he’s only in the Chicago papers, not the city, itself.[Read More…]
The consensus around baseball about Marlon Byrd’s defense in center field is that he’s a nearly perfectly average center fielder. His range is acceptable and his arm is acceptable. He won’t win[Read More…]
I suspect that if Jim Hendry were an avid investor in the stock market, he probably wouldn’t have too much success. You see, in the market, you have to anticipate[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs’ new hitting coach, Rudy Jaramillo, was the biggest addition the Cubs made all offseason. That’s according to the guy who was supposed to be the biggest addition[Read More…]
Though the Chicago Cubs are not looking for another starting pitcher – or looking to make any other considerable free agent acquisitions – they’ll continue to monitor guys they can[Read More…]
“Every man for himself is not going to work. It’s time to start organizing. We need to figure out how we’re going to survive here. Now, I found water. Fresh[Read More…]
Get ready to be overloaded with “addition by subtraction” type optimism pieces as we gear up for the 2010 Chicago Cubs season. The Cubs, apparently, are going to win eight[Read More…]
Now that the Marlon Byrd signing is firmly in the rear view mirror, and we’ve all had plenty of time to process the move, we can reflect and consider just[Read More…]
Much like the rumor that the Chicago Cubs are pursuing starting pitcher Joel Piniero (Buster Olney even had the Cubs as the “leader” at one point), there is a rumor[Read More…]
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