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Remember Joel Guzman?

Remember Joel Guzman?

There was a time when a kid named Joel Guzman was basically the top infield prospect in all of baseball. He was 19, 20 years old, and he had the[Read More…]

No Joe Nelson for the Cubs

No Joe Nelson for the Cubs

Free agent reliever Joe Nelson has signed a minor league deal with the Boston Red Sox, effectively taking him off the Chicago Cubs’ radar, if he was ever on it[Read More…]

Reliever Joe Nelson Wants to Be a Chicago Cub

Reliever Joe Nelson Wants to Be a Chicago Cub

The Chicago Cubs continue to look for a reliever, but maybe they should just let the reliever come to them. Free-agent pitcher Joe Nelson, who has made 101 appearances over[Read More…]

by January 28, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Cubs Reportedly Prefer Chan Ho Park to Kiko Calero

Cubs Reportedly Prefer Chan Ho Park to Kiko Calero

Late last week, the Chicago Cubs reportedly entered negotiations with reliever Kiko Calero to fill the “need” for another right-handed, late-inning reliever. For whatever reason, those talks have cooled –[Read More…]

by January 26, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Fourth Outfielder Watch: Cubs Looking at Rocco Baldelli

Fourth Outfielder Watch: Cubs Looking at Rocco Baldelli

It’s almost an obsessive watch, but we’re not quite there yet. Among the candidates for the Chicago Cubs’ fourth outfielder job is former Tampa Bay Ray prospect Rocco Baldelli according[Read More…]

by January 21, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
New Centerfield Names Emerging: Damon, Ellsbury, Perez

New Centerfield Names Emerging: Damon, Ellsbury, Perez

The Chicago Cubs continue to search for a new center fielder following the unceremonious dumping of Milton Bradley a few weeks ago. The most likely candidates come from the ugly[Read More…]

by December 28, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
A Far Better Bradley Trade That Never Was

A Far Better Bradley Trade That Never Was

It may shock you, but trading Milton Bradley for “pitcher” Carlos Silva was not the Chicago Cubs’ idea of the perfect trade. The Cubs actually almost participated in a four-team[Read More…]

by December 22, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Cubs Doing Great Job of Keeping Things Under Hat – Not

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Cubs Doing Great Job of Keeping Things Under Hat – Not

Remember when people used to say “not”? That was sweet. So, if you were trying to sell your car, there were only a few potential buyers for the car, what[Read More…]

Chicago Cubs Looking at Kelvim Escobar

Chicago Cubs Looking at Kelvim Escobar

When it comes to pitchers, Chicago Cubs general manager Jim Hendry has shown a penchant for loving two things: middle relievers and reclamation projects. So when an opportunity to combine[Read More…]

by December 17, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Once Again, Trade is Imminent

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Once Again, Trade is Imminent

Writers have become wise, and have ditched the use of the term “imminent” when discussing a potential Milton Bradley trade – but the most recent report from Bruce Levine might as[Read More…]

by December 15, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: The Rays Don’t Sound Like a Team on the Verge

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: The Rays Don’t Sound Like a Team on the Verge

The Milton Bradley to Rays trade has seemed like it was on the verge of going down for weeks. And now, subsequent to the Winter Meetings, the Rays appear to[Read More…]

by December 14, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Obsessive Milton Bradley Trade Watch: Cubs “Close” to Deal with Rays

Do you have your gigantic grain of salt handy? Good. Bob Nightengale of USA Today has tweeted that the Chicago Cubs are “close” to dealing Milton Bradley to the Tampa[Read More…]

by December 11, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Imminence and Invention

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Imminence and Invention

Major League Baseball’s winter meetings come to a close today, and yes, Milton Bradley is still a member of the Chicago Cubs. How can this be? This weekend, we were[Read More…]

by December 10, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Milton Going to an AL Team Tonight? UPDATED x2

According to Gordon Wittenmyer’s Twitter, the Cubs may be on the verge of trading Milton Bradley to a “surprise” AL team tonight. Various rumors have linked Bradley to the Rays, Rangers,[Read More…]

by December 8, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Rays Want Him, Rangers Might, Neither Wants to Pay

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Rays Want Him, Rangers Might, Neither Wants to Pay

The Texas Rangers and Tampa Bay Rays have emerged as the clear cut favorites to land Milton Bradley from the Chicago Cubs. But neither team is too keen on paying[Read More…]

by December 7, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

This Week’s Winter Meetings: A Rundown of the Chicago Cubs Rumors to Be Explored

Baseball’s Winter Meetings are this week, and executives from all over will gather in Indianapolis to wheel, deal, discuss, and plan for 2010. And the Chicago Cubs are no different.[Read More…]

by December 7, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Things Could Be Going Down Soon

As we’ve said, Milton Bradley is expected to be traded this week at the Winter Meetings, which begin on Monday. But it could be happening sooner, along with a signing:[Read More…]

by December 5, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Familiar Names, Burrell and Castillo, Continue to Swirl

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Familiar Names, Burrell and Castillo, Continue to Swirl

There’s been so much smoke surrounding the Chicago Cubs’ efforts to swing a deal with Tampa Bay involving Milton Bradley and Pat Burrell that we’re all choking on it. Still[Read More…]

by December 3, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Rays Not Absolutely Crazy About Bradley

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Rays Not Absolutely Crazy About Bradley

In case it needed stating explicitly, the Tampa Bay Rays are not exactly making Milton Bradley their offseason priority. They’ll take him if the Cubs eat enough money, but they[Read More…]

by November 25, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Four to Six Teams Interested

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Four to Six Teams Interested

Many pundits would have been surprised weeks ago if you’d told them then that Milton Bradley would still be a Cub now. But so it is. And unfortunately, so much[Read More…]

by November 23, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

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