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February is Arbitration Month, and the Cubs Still Have Two Unsigned

February is Arbitration Month, and the Cubs Still Have Two Unsigned

Major League Baseball clubs and their arbitration-eligible players have until February 21 to come to terms on a 2010 contract – either by way of agreement, or arbitration, which can[Read More…]

Is the Cubs’ Farm System Finally Good?

Is the Cubs’ Farm System Finally Good?

Since the days that Mark Prior emerged as the top prospect in all of baseball (those days didn’t last long, since Prior made his Major League debut so soon after[Read More…]

by January 29, 2010 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
The Chicago Cubs Top 11, er, 15 Prospects

The Chicago Cubs Top 11, er, 15 Prospects

Baseball Prospectus is out with its Top 11 prospect lists – presumably they do Top 11 to differentiate from everyone else – but for the Chicago Cubs, they’ve actually offered[Read More…]

by January 25, 2010 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Chicago Cubs’ Non-Roster Invitations to Spring Training Have Gone Out

Chicago Cubs’ Non-Roster Invitations to Spring Training Have Gone Out

The Chicago Cubs have finalized their non-roster (i.e., not on the 40-man roster) invitee list for this year’s Spring Training. The list is an even mix of career minor leaguers[Read More…]

The 2010 Chicago Cubs Top 20 Prospects

Ah, it’s that time of year: prospect list mania! Minor league guru John Sickels has offered his top 20 list of Chicago Cubs prospects, which we’ll reproduce here. But we[Read More…]

by December 31, 2009 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
OMGranderson: Cubs Still Pursuing Granderson, but Tigers’ Demands are Crazy High

OMGranderson: Cubs Still Pursuing Granderson, but Tigers’ Demands are Crazy High

The good news is that, despite the Chicago Cubs’ hot pursuit of Mike Cameron/Marlon Byrd/Rick Ankiel, the team is still looking at Curtis Granderson if the Tigers are willing to[Read More…]

by December 8, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Familiar Names, Burrell and Castillo, Continue to Swirl

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Familiar Names, Burrell and Castillo, Continue to Swirl

There’s been so much smoke surrounding the Chicago Cubs’ efforts to swing a deal with Tampa Bay involving Milton Bradley and Pat Burrell that we’re all choking on it. Still[Read More…]

by December 3, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Edwin Jackson Could Be a Nice Addition to the Curtis Granderson Trade

Edwin Jackson Could Be a Nice Addition to the Curtis Granderson Trade

The Chicago Cubs’ primary target this offseason is, and should be, Detroit Tigers’ center fielder Curtis Granderson (you know, assuming the team can dump Milton Bradley, blah, blah, details). But[Read More…]

by December 1, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
OMGranderson AND Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Resolution at the Winter Meetings?

OMGranderson AND Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Resolution at the Winter Meetings?

The Chicago Cubs want to trade Milton Bradley. The Chicago Cubs want Curtis Granderson. The Detroit Tigers are shopping Curtis Granderson. These are the things that we know, and most[Read More…]

Chicago Cubs Are Over the Freaking Moon with Starlin Castro

It’s no secret that the Chicago Cubs love Starlin Castro, a 19 year old shortstop who was signed outside the draft a few years ago. But they apparently think they’ve[Read More…]

OMGranderson: Starlin Castro is Absolutely Untouchable

OMGranderson: Starlin Castro is Absolutely Untouchable

The good news is the Chicago Cubs are finally taking the development of positional prospects very seriously. The bad news is it could prevent the Cubs from getting a player[Read More…]

by November 26, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
OMGranderson Watch: Granderson is a Perfect Fit for the Cubs

OMGranderson Watch: Granderson is a Perfect Fit for the Cubs

Or so says the Chicago Tribune’s Rick Morrissey: The Tigers center fielder is a wonderful baseball player, and the Cubs should pursue a trade for him with the relentlessness of[Read More…]

by November 24, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
You Can Probably Let Go of Your Butts: Halladay to Cubs Not Likely

You Can Probably Let Go of Your Butts: Halladay to Cubs Not Likely

I mean, we all realized this, didn’t we? Though the Toronto Blue Jays are shopping ace Roy Halladay this winter, and although they contacted the Cubs, specifically, about making a[Read More…]

by November 22, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

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
OMGranderson Watch: The Cubs Would Be Nuts Not to Trade Starlin Castro for Curtis Granderson

OMGranderson Watch: The Cubs Would Be Nuts Not to Trade Starlin Castro for Curtis Granderson

The Chicago Cubs are finally in a place, prospect-wise, where they can pick and choose what prospects they will consider trading for a clear upgrade on the big league club.[Read More…]

The Chicago Cubs’ Top Ten Prospects

As the Arizona Fall League winds down and the minor league season officially closes up show, it’s time to talk about Chicago Cubs prospects. Baseball America is out with its[Read More…]

by November 17, 2009 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
OMGranderson Watch: The Cubs Have the Prospects to Get Granderson, But Will They Use Them?

OMGranderson Watch: The Cubs Have the Prospects to Get Granderson, But Will They Use Them?

The Watch has officially entered OMG level. In years past, when the Chicago Cubs were in on a big trade target, there was always a huge knock on their chances:[Read More…]

by November 16, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive Curtis Granderson Watch: Cubs Are “Absolutely” Interested

Obsessive Curtis Granderson Watch: Cubs Are “Absolutely” Interested

Well, it’s that time, friends. You were there when it was Jake Peavy. You were there when it was (OMG) Brian Roberts. You were there for the only successful one[Read More…]

by November 15, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

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