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Ryan Theriot: Leadoff Hitter

Ryan Theriot: Leadoff Hitter

Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella confirmed yesterday that there would be no leadoff platoon this year, and announced that Ryan Theriot would be the leadoff hitter. Theriot batted .283 in[Read More…]

by March 16, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
God’s Wrath Watch: Derrek Lee Still Has Foot Issues

God’s Wrath Watch: Derrek Lee Still Has Foot Issues

Last Wednesday, Chicago Cubs first baseman Derrek Lee fouled a ball off his foot, and was pulled early from a Spring Training game. No one was terribly concerned – and[Read More…]

by March 14, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Watch More Chicago Cubs Spring Training Games

Watch More Chicago Cubs Spring Training Games

That headline feels like it should be followed with “or else.” But no, I don’t intend it to be threatening. That’s just your insecurity talking. The MLB Network is going[Read More…]

by March 1, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Someone’s Gonna Bat Leadoff, But Lou Piniella Doesn’t Know Who

Someone’s Gonna Bat Leadoff, But Lou Piniella Doesn’t Know Who

Most of the Chicago Cubs’ lineup this year is set. We know that Derrek Lee and Aramis Ramirez will hit three and four. We know that Marlon Byrd and Alfonso[Read More…]

by February 23, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Whew: Jose Contreras Ain’t a Cub

Whew: Jose Contreras Ain’t a Cub

Some folks around the Cublogoverse are pretty excited that Jose Contreras has not landed on the Chicago Cubs. I was fairly ambivalent about the prospect of landing Contreras, thinking that[Read More…]

by January 24, 2010 MLB News and Rumors
Jeff Baker Wants to Punch Mike Fontenot’s Heart

Jeff Baker Wants to Punch Mike Fontenot’s Heart

Last year, Mike Fontenot was anointed the Chicago Cubs’ starting second baseman out of Spring Training following a 2008 season where he was dominant at the plate in a part-time role. He[Read More…]

by January 22, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Matt Holliday Got Paid – So is it a Good Deal for the Cards? The Cubs?

Matt Holliday Got Paid – So is it a Good Deal for the Cards? The Cubs?

Two weeks ago, it looked like the St. Louis Cardinals were going to lose Mark DeRosa, Joel Pineiro, John Smoltz, and Matt Holliday this offseason. Things were looking up for[Read More…]

Jim Hendry Hearts Relievers: Cubs Are Looking at Jose Contreras

Jim Hendry Hearts Relievers: Cubs Are Looking at Jose Contreras

Jim Hendry’s never-ending quest to add a “veteran” “right-handed” arm to the bullpen has turned toward the lower cost end of the spectrum, which is a good thing. Hendry —[Read More…]

by December 29, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Cubs Talking Outfielder Trade with the Colorado Rockies

Cubs Talking Outfielder Trade with the Colorado Rockies

The Chicago Cubs are looking to fill some holes in the outfield, of which there are currently two: center field and primary reserve. Free agent Cub Reed Johnson could fill[Read More…]

by December 29, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
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
No Brad Hawpe for Right Field

No Brad Hawpe for Right Field

If the Chicago Cubs are ultimately able to move Milton Bradley, they will have to find someone to take over his right field duties (or center field, should Kosuke Fukudome[Read More…]

by October 20, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

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…]

Series Preview: Cubs v. Giants, September 24 – September 27, 2009

Series Preview: Cubs v. Giants, September 24 – September 27, 2009

The Cubs head out to San Francisco to play spoiler to a Giants team that is in the desperate throws of a final playoff push. Oh to be them. A[Read More…]

by September 24, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Rich Harden is a Chicago Cub … Still

The waiver trade deadline, 1 p.m. EST, has come and gone. Remaining Chicago Cubs are pitchers Rich Harden and Aaron Heilman – the subjects of increased trade chatter after their[Read More…]

by August 31, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
No Trades Are Currently in the Works for the Cubs, but That Could Change

No Trades Are Currently in the Works for the Cubs, but That Could Change

Despite the recent waiver claims of pitchers Rich Harden and Aaron Heilman, the Chicago Cubs say they aren’t currently pursuing trades with the claiming teams. In fact, they haven’t even[Read More…]

Want Matt Murton Back?

Want Matt Murton Back?

Well, here’s the Cubs’ chance. To make room for (juicing) reliever, Juan Rincon, the Colorado Rockies designated Murton for assignment. Murton’s quick trip to Coors Field left him eager for[Read More…]

by August 27, 2009 Cublogoverse, MLB News and Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Phillies 4, Cubs 3 – August 11, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Phillies 4, Cubs 3 – August 11, 2009

Sure, the Cardinals, Rockies and Giants all lost, so everyone says “at least the Cubs didn’t lose a game in the standings.” I’ve always hated that expression. Of course they[Read More…]

by August 12, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores

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