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The Cubs’ Offseason Sucked

The Cubs’ Offseason Sucked

Sports Illustrated’s Jon Heyman threw together a list of the eight most disappointing offseasons in Major League Baseball this year, and – no surprise – the Chicago Cubs made the[Read More…]

by February 4, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Live Together, Die Alone: LOST and the Chicago Cubs

Live Together, Die Alone: LOST and the Chicago Cubs

“Every man for himself is not going to work. It’s time to start organizing. We need to figure out how we’re going to survive here. Now, I found water. Fresh[Read More…]

by February 2, 2010 Analysis and Commentary
Andrew Cashner Could Wind Up the Cubs Fifth Starter

Andrew Cashner Could Wind Up the Cubs Fifth Starter

At the outset of the 2010 season, the Chicago Cubs will have two holes to fill in their rotation – those left by Ted Lilly, who will be recovering from[Read More…]

Boing: Cubs Actively Pursuing Ben Sheets

Boing: Cubs Actively Pursuing Ben Sheets

For weeks I’ve contended that the Chicago Cubs, rather than focusing on the bullpen, should be looking to pick up another starting pitcher. With Ted Lilly laid up following shoulder[Read More…]

by January 12, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
The 2009 Chicago Cubs: Recalling Those “Worst Case Scenarios”

The 2009 Chicago Cubs: Recalling Those “Worst Case Scenarios”

Oh those Chicago Cubs. They are, as always, predictably unpredictable – with the exception that they are predictably disappointing. Now, with the advent of 2010, we can finally reflect dispassionately[Read More…]

by January 1, 2010 Analysis and Commentary
The Cubs Are Talking to Ben Sheets

The Cubs Are Talking to Ben Sheets

Much like the rumor that the Chicago Cubs are pursuing starting pitcher Joel Piniero (Buster Olney even had the Cubs as the “leader” at one point), there is a rumor[Read More…]

Rich Harden is a Texas Ranger

Fresh on the heels of trading Kevin Millwood, the Texas Rangers have signed Cubs castoff Rich Harden. The deal is reportedly a one-year, $7.5 million deal with a $11.5 million[Read More…]

by December 9, 2009 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Bruce Miles Defends the Harden Arbitration Decision – and Fails

Bruce Miles Defends the Harden Arbitration Decision – and Fails

The Chicago Cubs’ decision yesterday to not offer arbitration to pitcher Rich Harden has been the subject of much hand wringing. We’ve been no exception. So it is a credit[Read More…]

by December 2, 2009 Analysis and Commentary

No Surprise: Cubs Don’t Offer Arbitration to Harden, Others

As we noted yesterday, the Chicago Cubs were not expected to offer arbitration to any of their free agents – including pitchers Rich Harden and Kevin Gregg, and outfielder Reed[Read More…]

by December 1, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Looking at Another Expensive Reliever, Because, You Know, That Makes Sense

Cubs Looking at Another Expensive Reliever, Because, You Know, That Makes Sense

As if signing reliever John Grabow to a two year $7 million contract was not enough indignity for a team approaching its budget limitations and with needs in the infield,[Read More…]

by November 30, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Tuesday is the Arbitration Deadline – Cubs Plan No Offers

Tuesday is the Arbitration Deadline – Cubs Plan No Offers

Tuesday is the deadline for Major League teams to offer arbitration to their free agents. If the player accepts, he will get a one-year contract at a rate determined by[Read More…]

The Minnesota Twins Want Rich Harden

The Minnesota Twins Want Rich Harden

The market for free agent pitcher Rich Harden is starting to take shape, which is of great interest to the Chicago Cubs, even if they have no intention on re-signing[Read More…]

Hold Onto Your Butts: The Chicago Cubs and Roy Halladay

In case I haven’t banged the drum loudly enough, the Chicago Cubs could stand to add a starting pitcher. Ted Lilly’s return in 2010 will be delayed, and his performance[Read More…]

by November 20, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors