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Series Preview: Cubs v. Rockies, July 30 – August 1, 2010

Series Preview: Cubs v. Rockies, July 30 – August 1, 2010

The Chicago Cubs head out to Denver to take on a team nearly as disappointing (recently) as the Cubs, the Colorado Rockies. At least it’s really pretty out there. Shrug.[Read More...]

by July 30, 2010 Series Previews
Hak-Ju Lee Will Not Be Promoted This Year

Hak-Ju Lee Will Not Be Promoted This Year

The Chicago Cubs have a long track record of in season promotions for their better prospects. The team’s philosophy appears to be something like: allow the kid to find some[Read More...]

by July 30, 2010 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Lou Piniella Wants Tyler Colvin and Starlin Castro to Stay at the Top of the Order

Lou Piniella Wants Tyler Colvin and Starlin Castro to Stay at the Top of the Order

Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella has never been a completely conventional guy (Carlos Zambrano to the bullpen?), but neither has he been a statistical renegade – eschewing stats in favor[Read More...]

by July 20, 2010 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs News

Chad Tracy, We Hardly Knew Ye

Or is it, we hardly liked ye? In any event, Chad Tracy is no longer a member of the Chicago Cubs. Infielder Chad Tracy, who was designated for assignment last[Read More...]

Chicago Cubs Prospects Brett Jackson and Hak-Ju Lee Are Future Stars

Chicago Cubs Prospects Brett Jackson and Hak-Ju Lee Are Future Stars

The 12th annual Futures Game will be played in a few weeks, and will feature many of the top prospects in baseball. Fortunately, the Chicago Cubs will have a couple[Read More...]

by June 23, 2010 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Josh Vitters Battling Swollen Thumb, Better Pitching

Josh Vitters Battling Swollen Thumb, Better Pitching

It wasn’t too long ago that the Chicago Cubs’ positional prospect hopes were pinned to third baseman Josh Vitters, not shortstop Starlin Castro. Vitters, who is in his third full[Read More...]

by June 1, 2010 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Series Preview: Rockies v. Cubs, May 17 – May 18, 2010

Series Preview: Rockies v. Cubs, May 17 – May 18, 2010

The Chicago Cubs welcome the Colorado Rockies to Wrigley Field after dropping a series to the really awesome team from Pittsburgh. No, seriously. The Pirates are really good. They must[Read More...]

by May 17, 2010 Series Previews
Whoa: Several Cubs Officials Had – and Still Have – Reservations About Starlin Castro Promotion

Whoa: Several Cubs Officials Had – and Still Have – Reservations About Starlin Castro Promotion

The Chicago Cubs promoted top prospect Starlin Castro, 20, last week – a move that was questioned as panic-driven. Most thinking folks rejected that kind of criticism, believing there was[Read More...]

by May 14, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Lou Piniella Using Pop Rocks When Dynamite is Due

Lou Piniella Using Pop Rocks When Dynamite is Due

The Chicago Cubs offense sucks. And yet, several players are hitting very well. Ryan Theriot, Kosuke Fukudome, Marlon Byrd, Geovany Soto, Alfonso Soriano and Starlin Castro are all hitting very[Read More...]

Mike Fontenot is Probably on the Trade Block

Mike Fontenot is Probably on the Trade Block

With Starlin Castro and Ryan Theriot locking down the middle infield for the foreseeable future, former pseudo-starting second baseman Mike Fontenot could very well prove a luxury on the bench that the[Read More...]

by May 10, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Starlin Castro Will Be Joining the Cubs This Year

Starlin Castro Will Be Joining the Cubs This Year

Chicago Cubs General Manager Jim Hendry admitted what everybody already knew: super prospect Starlin Castro is going to join the big club at some point this year. “He’s coming along[Read More...]

Starlin Castro Could Be Headed to Chicago Soon

Starlin Castro Could Be Headed to Chicago Soon

Chicago Cubs super prospect Starlin Castro has been raking at AA this year, and, together with his AFL dominance last fall and his impressive Spring Training, he’s proving that he’s[Read More...]

by April 29, 2010 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors

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