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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…]

The Chicago Cubs 2010 Spring Training Schedule

The Chicago Cubs 2010 Spring Training Schedule

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…]

by November 19, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Mike Fontenot is a Super Two, and Might Be Gone

Mike Fontenot is a Super Two, and Might Be Gone

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…]

by November 12, 2009 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors

Has Jim Hendry’s Passion for Austin Kearns Abated? We’ll Find Out

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…]

Jake Fox is Not a Starter – A Statistical Examination

Jake Fox is Not a Starter – A Statistical Examination

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…]

by October 21, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
Neal Cotts is Rehabbing

Neal Cotts is Rehabbing

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…]

by October 18, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

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…]

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Reds 2 – September 13, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Reds 2 – September 13, 2009

Ted Lilly has been the man in his last six starts. Andres Blanco and Derrek Lee joined him as men for this one.

by September 14, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores