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Why the 2010 Houston Astros Will Suck

Why the 2010 Houston Astros 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 3, 2010 Analysis and Commentary
Adventures in Pettiness: Teams Still Angry About Cubs Tax

Adventures in Pettiness: Teams Still Angry About Cubs Tax

As the so-called “Cubs Tax” works its way through the Arizona Legislature, sans support from Major League Baseball or the other Cactus League teams, the Chicago Cubs continue to lean[Read More…]

by March 3, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Randy Wells Will Start Cubs’ Spring Opener

Randy Wells Will Start Cubs’ Spring Opener

Chicago Cubs starter Randy Wells was about as good as it got for the Cubs last year: 12-10 with a 3.05 ERA, and finished (an unfair) sixth in the NL[Read More…]

by March 1, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Why the 2010 Cincinnati Reds Will Suck

Why the 2010 Cincinnati Reds 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 February 24, 2010 Analysis and Commentary
The Cubs Are Considering Kris Benson

The Cubs Are Considering Kris Benson

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…]

by February 3, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
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…]

Baseball Prospectus Projects the 2010 Cubs to Suck

Baseball Prospectus Projects the 2010 Cubs to Suck

We’re coming up on Spring Training, which means it’s time to start prognosticating. For us here at Bleacher Nation, it means our series of posts about why each team in[Read More…]


Fourth Outfielder Watch: Jonny Gomes is in Love with the Chicago Cubs

Fourth Outfielder Watch: Jonny Gomes is in Love with the Chicago Cubs

Add another name to the list of possible fourth outfielder options for the Chicago Cubs: Jonny Gomes. After raking for the Cincinnati Reds last year, Gomes was non-tendered for fear[Read More…]

by January 22, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Jeff Kennard is a Chicago Cub

According to Baseball America‘s minor league transactions, the Chicago Cubs have signed reliever Jeff Kennard to a minor league deal. It’s unclear whether the agreement includes an invitation to Spring[Read More…]

Rosenthal Thinks Ben Sheets Ends Up with the Cubs

Rosenthal Thinks Ben Sheets Ends Up with the Cubs

Wouldn’t it be incredible to be a pundit? Readers hang on your every word – no doubt earned after years of excellent writing and reporting. So I don’t begrudge Ken[Read More…]

by January 4, 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

Arismendy Mota is a Chicago Cub

Today the Chicago Cubs executed a pre-planned trade for minor league pitcher Arismendy Mota, selected yesterday by the Washington Nationals in the AAA phase of the Rule 5 draft. The[Read More…]

by December 11, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

*Screeching Tire Sound* – Lou Piniella May NOT Retire After This Year?

*Screeching Tire Sound* – Lou Piniella May NOT Retire After This Year?

It has long been assumed, and indeed confirmed by the man himself, that Chicago Cubs Manager Lou Piniella would be hanging up his clipboard after 2010, the final year of[Read More…]

by December 6, 2009 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Florida Putting on Full Court Press for Cubs

Florida Putting on Full Court Press for Cubs

So, the state of Florida REALLY wants the Cubs to spring with them. So much so, that they’ve dispatched the governor, Charlie Crist, to help secure the team. Crist met[Read More…]

by December 2, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Andre Dawson Should Make the Hall of Fame This Time Around

Andre Dawson Should Make the Hall of Fame This Time Around

Andre Dawson holds a special place in the hearts and minds of Cubs fans, even though he spent just six of his 21 seasons in Chicago. His 1987 season was[Read More…]