Post Tagged with: "Ryan Dempster"


Back End of the Cubs’ Rotation Shaping Up

Back End of the Cubs’ Rotation Shaping Up

Ryan Dempster, Carlos Zambrano, and Matt Garza will start the first three games of the Chicago Cubs’ season, but, so far, the Cubs have not announced which two pitchers would[Read More…]

by March 18, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Mike Quade is Ready for Scrutiny, Speaking in Third Person

Mike Quade is Ready for Scrutiny, Speaking in Third Person

When Jim Hendry announced that interim manager Mike Quade, a career minor league manager and big league bench coach, would be taking over as the next manager of the Chicago[Read More…]

by February 14, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

Carlos Silva Guarantees Himself a Rotation Spot

Carlos Silva Guarantees Himself a Rotation Spot

Is Carlos Silva impressively confident, or embarrassingly delusional? I’m not quite sure. But I am sure that the Chicago Cubs’ rotation prospects are looking both bright and crowded these days.[Read More…]

by January 17, 2011 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Ryan Dempster Continues Fight Against DiGeorge Syndrome

Ryan Dempster Continues Fight Against DiGeorge Syndrome

Since her birth a year and a half ago, Ryan Dempster’s daughter Riley has had a tougher road than most. Diagnosed with 22q11.2 deletion – or DiGeorge Syndrome – she[Read More…]

by December 27, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Lukewarm Stove: Carlos Zambrano Trade Rumors Begin

Lukewarm Stove: Carlos Zambrano Trade Rumors Begin

As I predicted yesterday, Cliff Lee going to the Phillies is going to be the genesis of a great deal of action – and a great deal of gum-flappin’. Specifically,[Read More…]

by December 15, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Kerry Wood Thinking of His Family

Lukewarm Stove: Kerry Wood Thinking of His Family

Kerry Wood opened the door ever so slightly this weekend to a return to the Chicago Cubs. At Ryan Dempster’s charity even on Friday, Wood told the Chicago Tribune that[Read More…]

by December 14, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Some Cubs Clearly Care More than Others

Some Cubs Clearly Care More than Others

I’m at least partially kidding. But several Chicago Cubs are already working out in anticipation of the 2011 season at “Camp Colvin,” an offseason workout camp in Mesa, Arizona, named[Read More…]


Kent Sterling Says the 2011 Cubs Are Doomed – And It’s Hard to Argue

Kent Sterling Says the 2011 Cubs Are Doomed – And It’s Hard to Argue

A couple years ago, Kent Sterling of ESPN Radio wrote a piece on why the 2009 Chicago Cubs would not win. Recall, the 2008 iteration of the Cubs had won[Read More…]

Lukewarm Stove: Chicago Cubs Might Look at Jon Garland

Lukewarm Stove: Chicago Cubs Might Look at Jon Garland

The Chicago Cubs’ rotation at present figures to feature Carlos Zambrano and Ryan Dempster for sure, but the other three spots are somewhat up in the air. Randy Wells is[Read More…]

by November 7, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
As Expected, Cubs Players Happy to See Mike Quade Named Manager

As Expected, Cubs Players Happy to See Mike Quade Named Manager

Chicago Cubs players spoke out yesterday, expressing excitement over the selection of interim manager Mike Quade to be the team’s manager in 2011. Quade was given a two-year deal, with[Read More…]

by October 20, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Obsessive New Manager Watch: Mike Quade Picks Up the Support of More Players

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Mike Quade Picks Up the Support of More Players

It wouldn’t be an “obsessive watch” if you weren’t getting multiple posts a day on the subject – so I hope you’re not getting sick of it (yet). Interim manager[Read More…]

by September 30, 2010 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors

You Should Probably Brace Yourself for Some OMG Adam Dunn

You Should Probably Brace Yourself for Some OMG Adam Dunn

The offseason isn’t quite here yet, though September has the distinct feel of offseason for Chicago Cubs fans given the team’s elimination from playoff contention. For that reason, it’s already[Read More…]

by September 16, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Adam Dunn Loves the Chicago Cubs

Adam Dunn Loves the Chicago Cubs

After trading Derrek Lee, the Chicago Cubs opened up a substantial void at first base – a void, though, that was likely to be opened after the season anyway. Lee[Read More…]

by August 25, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors