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Why the 2011 St. Louis Cardinals Will Suck

Why the 2011 St. Louis Cardinals 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 30, 2011 Analysis and Commentary
Obsessive Pujols Watch: Ricketts Will Feel Pressure to Go After Albert

Obsessive Pujols Watch: Ricketts Will Feel Pressure to Go After Albert

Another (February) day, another article about free-agent-to-be Albert Pujols. This one comes from┬áBuster Olney, who correctly notes that, should Pujols actually reach free agency, the Chicago Cubs – and particularly[Read More…]


Obsessive Pujols Watch: Prognosticators Don’t See Albert Pujols in Chicago

Obsessive Pujols Watch: Prognosticators Don’t See Albert Pujols in Chicago

Prognosticating about prognosticating.

New Reliever Robert Coello Happy to Be a Cub

New Reliever Robert Coello Happy to Be a Cub

A little less than a week ago, the Chicago Cubs traded second base prospect Tony Thomas to the Red Sox for reliever/prospect Robert Coello, whom the Red Sox had to[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

More Scouting Info on the Cubs’ Two Recent Cuban Signees

Baseball America has a bit more information on the two newest members of the Chicago Cubs’ farm system (pending visa issues), Ruby Silva and Yaniel Cabeza. Silva, a 21-year-old lefthanded[Read More…]

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Offered Lance Berkman $8 Million

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Offered Lance Berkman $8 Million

The Chicago Cubs are still looking for a first baseman after whiffing on a few options late last week an this weekend. One of the whiffs – Adrian Gonzalez –[Read More…]

by December 6, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Lukewarm Stove: Clearly the Chicago Cubs Are Discussing Derek Jeter

Lukewarm Stove: Clearly the Chicago Cubs Are Discussing Derek Jeter

The longer Derek Jeter went unsigned by the Yankees, you knew there would be some bizarre rumors/speculation about him leaving New York – even though everyone in the world recognizes[Read More…]

by November 29, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
OMG Adrian Gonzalez: The Red Sox Might Make a Push

OMG Adrian Gonzalez: The Red Sox Might Make a Push

While many teams would no doubt be interested in acquiring Padres first baseman Adrian Gonzalez should he come on the market, very few teams have actually been rumored as interested.[Read More…]

*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
Lukewarm Stove: Daisuke Matsuzaka/Kosuke Fukudome Swap Unlikely

Lukewarm Stove: Daisuke Matsuzaka/Kosuke Fukudome Swap Unlikely

A couple weeks ago, there were whispers of a potential┬áDaisuke Matsuzaka/Kosuke Fukudome swap between the Cubs and Red Sox this winter. The whispers picked over the last few days before[Read More…]

by November 11, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Chicago Cubs Will Consider Trading for Adrian Gonzalez

Chicago Cubs Will Consider Trading for Adrian Gonzalez

Are you ready for an Obsessive Adrian Gonzalez Trade Watch? It could be on the horizon. The San Diego Padres have confirmed that they will listen to offers for their[Read More…]

Lukewarm Stove: Adrian Gonzalez’s Price Tag Expected to Be Steep

Lukewarm Stove: Adrian Gonzalez’s Price Tag Expected to Be Steep

File this one under duh, but it’s still worth learning what kind of package the San Diego Padres might consider for Adrian Gonzalez this winter. In short: a lot. The[Read More…]