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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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
The Chicago Cubs just released their 2010 Spring Training schedule. And, well, here it is: March 4 vs. Oakland Athletics March 5 vs. Arizona Diamondbacks March 6 vs. Chicago White[Read More…]
Chicago Cubs second baseman and semi-utility player Mike Fontenot was awarded Super Two status yesterday, which means he is now arbitration eligible. Fontenot had 2 years, 139 days of service[Read More…]
One of the worst kept secrets of Jim Hendry’s tenure as the general manager of the Chicago Cubs is his lust for outfielder Austin Kearns. Hendry repeatedly – and publicly[Read More…]
On Friday, May 8, the Chicago Cubs were playing the Milwaukee Brewers. It was a nondescript, early season game. In the third inning, Ryan Braun drove a hard grounder down[Read More…]
Neal Cotts has been something of an enigma as a Major League reliever. At times, dominant against everyone; at times, he couldn’t even get lefties out. And then midseason this[Read More…]
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…]
Ted Lilly has been the man in his last six starts. Andres Blanco and Derrek Lee joined him as men for this one.
Clearly Randy Wells does not realize that his quest for Rookie of the Year is about all we have to cheer for at this point. Also, Carlos Marmol did a[Read More…]
The Cubs win again, teasing just enough. Temper those hopes, friends: even if the Cubs literally win out, a playoff spot is unlikely.
Even though we predicted it would happen, a small part of us refused to believe that, after putting up an ERA over eight with the Boston Red Sox, John Smoltz[Read More…]
Good news on the injury front, starting pitcher Ted Lilly, who is out rehabbing a sore shoulder and after minor knee surgery, says he’s feeling great. So great, that he[Read More…]
And just as the Reds are the cure for what ails the Cubs, so too are the Cubs the cure for the Reds’ eight game losing streak. The offense vanished,[Read More…]
Ok, well, maybe it’s legitimate, but Blanco developed the injury just in time for the Cubs to activate Tom Gorzelanny to start last night against the Reds. In a corresponding[Read More…]
Ah, the Cincinnati Reds really are the cure for what ails you. The win is great – though once again, apparently no Chicago Cub is capable of pitching successfully in[Read More…]
Chicago Cubs closer Kevin Gregg is dealing with a bit of “tired arm,” according to manager Lou Piniella. “He has a little bit of a tired arm,” Piniella said before[Read More…]
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