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Why the Final Week Rainout and the Last Game Loss Were Blessings

The 2010 Major League Baseball draft order is out, pending changes due to free agency signings, and the Chicago Cubs come in at 16th. That the Cubs are 16th and[Read More…]

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Exit the Rangers?

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Exit the Rangers?

Just a day after we learned that the San Diego Padres may be exiting the Milton Bradley (*sarcastic laugh*) sweepstakes, another possible landing spot looks to be not so possible.[Read More…]

by October 5, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Thomas Diamond is a Chicago Cub

Today the Cubs claimed a player off waivers! But, he’s a 26 year old former top prospect who’s struggled to do much of anything outside of the operating room in[Read More…]

by September 4, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Wouldn’t Matter if it Were Any Other Team: Smoltz Nearing Deal with Cardinals

Wouldn’t Matter if it Were Any Other Team: Smoltz Nearing Deal with Cardinals

A Smoltz with any other team would not smell as sweet – or perform as well. John Smoltz is apparently close to signing with the St. Louis Cardinals. Smoltz, 42,[Read More…]

by August 19, 2009 MLB News and Rumors
The Cubs Are Bankrupt, Sold

The Cubs Are Bankrupt, Sold

The Tribune Company is considering declaring the Chicago Cubs bankrupt in a legal maneuver designed to expedite the sale of the team. It sounds bad, but there’s really no concern.[Read More…]

by July 14, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
God’s Wrathwatch: Soto and Ramirez Back Today, Bradley Back Whenever

God’s Wrathwatch: Soto and Ramirez Back Today, Bradley Back Whenever

In case you missed it, Geovany Soto (shoulder) and Aramis Ramirez (back) are expected back in the starting lineup today against the Rockies. Milton Bradley (tender, tender groin), on the[Read More…]

by April 15, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Was Milton Bradley Always Hurt When He Was “Hurt”?

Was Milton Bradley Always Hurt When He Was “Hurt”?

The Chicago Cubs newest outfielder – that’s Milton Bradley, in case you couldn’t tell from the cheesy, standard set up – dropped a bit of a bombshell this week when[Read More…]

by March 11, 2009 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs News

Spring Training Battlewatch: March 8, 2009

The Cubs continued losing, this time to the Rangers. Meh. Pitching dominated the Spring Training battles this time around: Sean Marshall held some really good Rangers hitters scoreless for four[Read More…]

by March 9, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Why the 2009 Milwaukee Brewers Will Suck

Why the 2009 Milwaukee Brewers Will Suck

This is the second installment in Bleacher Nation’s weekly series, exploring precisely why the other teams in the National League Central are going to suck in 2009. Previously: Cincinnati Reds.[Read More…]

by March 5, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs v. Rangers, February 27, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs v. Rangers, February 27, 2009

by February 28, 2009 Chicago Cubs News, Cubs Humor
Oh SNAP! Alex Rodriguez Tested Positive for Steroids!

Oh SNAP! Alex Rodriguez Tested Positive for Steroids!

Totally unrelated to the Cubs, but this is HUGE news. Sports Illustrated is reporting that Alex Rodriguez tested positive for anabolic steroids in 2003, his last season with the Rangers.[Read More…]

by February 7, 2009 MLB News and Rumors
My Powers of Analysis Are Spectacular: Ben Sheets IS Broken

My Powers of Analysis Are Spectacular: Ben Sheets IS Broken

About 10 days ago, I took note of the extreme lack of interest in pitcher Ben Sheets this offseason. Considering that fact and the Texas Rangers backing off their pursuit[Read More…]

by February 6, 2009 MLB News and Rumors
Ben Sheets is Obviously Broken

Ben Sheets is Obviously Broken

For the Cubs’ primary rival in the NL Central (probably?), pitcher Ben Sheets’ rejection of the Brewers’ offer of arbitration may have been the best thing to happen to them[Read More…]

by January 25, 2009 MLB News and Rumors

Shock! Michael Young Will Not be a Chicago Cub

Despite earlier noted ridiculous speculation, not only will Michael Young not be traded to the Cubs for Alfonso Soriano, he’s not going to be traded at all. Can you believe[Read More…]

by January 16, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors

Lukewarm Stove: Another Suggestion of Michael Young to the Cubs

Yesterday, we noted one writer’s proposed Michael Young for Alfonso Soriano swap (and the associated ridiculososity of such a proposal), and sure enough, the idea of Michael Young to the[Read More…]

by January 14, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Alfonso Soriano to the Rangers for Michael Young?

Lukewarm Stove: Alfonso Soriano to the Rangers for Michael Young?

When it came out that Rangers shortstop Michael Young wanted out of Arlington, it was only natural that the fanbase of every team in MLB with a questionable or shaky[Read More…]

by January 13, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

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