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Chicago Cubs Looking at Kelvim Escobar

Chicago Cubs Looking at Kelvim Escobar

When it comes to pitchers, Chicago Cubs general manager Jim Hendry has shown a penchant for loving two things: middle relievers and reclamation projects. So when an opportunity to combine[Read More…]

by December 17, 2009 Chicago Cubs 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
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…]

Andre Dawson Should Make the Hall of Fame This Time Around

Andre Dawson Should Make the Hall of Fame This Time Around

Andre Dawson holds a special place in the hearts and minds of Cubs fans, even though he spent just six of his 21 seasons in Chicago. His 1987 season was[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…]

by November 25, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Don’t Cry, But Mark DeRosa Isn’t Coming Back

Don’t Cry, But Mark DeRosa Isn’t Coming Back

For those Chicago Cubs fans holding out hope that the team would take interest in signing free agent Mark DeRosa – you’re going to have to get used to disappointment.[Read More…]

by November 19, 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…]

Jim Hendry Says the Cubs Were Never Really Going to Make a Trade

Jim Hendry Says the Cubs Were Never Really Going to Make a Trade

To trade or not to trade? It was the question that dominated the headlines last week as the waiver trade deadline approached. Would the Chicago Cubs succumb to the reality[Read More…]

Harden to Twins is Possible, but Not Likely

Today is the waiver trade deadline, so it is the last day – like, seriously, this is THE deadline – to trade players for the 2009 season. Players placed on[Read More…]

by August 31, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Reports: Cubs May Work Out Trade with Twins for Rich Harden

Reports: Cubs May Work Out Trade with Twins for Rich Harden

In a throwaway line from his column yesterday on the Jeff Baker and Alfonso Soriano injuries, Bruce Miles dropped a mini bombshell: Harden update: There are reports that the Cubs[Read More…]

by August 30, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
You Know, Maybe the Cubs Could Trade Rich Harden

You Know, Maybe the Cubs Could Trade Rich Harden

When it was revealed earlier this week that, among others, Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Rich Harden had been claimed off waivers, folks immediately started buzzing about the possibility of a[Read More…]

by August 29, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
Hey, Maybe the Cubs Really Are Looking at Freddy Sanchez

Hey, Maybe the Cubs Really Are Looking at Freddy Sanchez

Can the Cubs trade for the version of Freddy Sanchez that hits .350? Freddy Sanchez was in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ lineup Friday night, putting to rest any thought that the[Read More…]

by July 13, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Twins 2, Cubs 3 – June 14, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Twins 2, Cubs 3 – June 14, 2009

Ok, pitchers. All you need to do is hold the opposition to 2 runs every single game, and the Cubs might go .500.

by June 15, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Twins 2, Cubs 0 – June 13, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Twins 2, Cubs 0 – June 13, 2009

What else can one say at this point? The Cubs offense is like a tragedy of Oedipal proportions.

by June 14, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Twins 7, Cubs 4 – June 12, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Twins 7, Cubs 4 – June 12, 2009

Randy Wells had his first ugly start, which sucks, because the four runs score are a veritable explosion of offense. But after a game like that, there’s only one guy[Read More…]

by June 13, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Rich Harden is a Good Rehabber

Rich Harden is a Good Rehabber

To briefly update you on Rich Harden’s rehab from a sore back: he done good. Rich Harden allowed one earned run in 4 2/3 innings during his minor-league rehab start[Read More…]

by June 9, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Obsessive Harden Shoulder, er Backwatch: Rehab Start Today

Obsessive Harden Shoulder, er Backwatch: Rehab Start Today

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Rich Harden, on the shelf for a couple of weeks with an ailing back, will make a rehab start for AAA Iowa today. If all goes[Read More…]

Laughing Because It Isn’t the Cubs, oh, and Because It Is the White Sox

Minnesota Twins vs. Chicago White Sox – Recap – May 21, 2009 – ESPN. Butt = kicked. Oh, and on the same day as Peavy said he’d rather stay on[Read More…]

by May 22, 2009 Cubs Humor

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