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…]
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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…]
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 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 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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
Ok, pitchers. All you need to do is hold the opposition to 2 runs every single game, and the Cubs might go .500.
What else can one say at this point? The Cubs offense is like a tragedy of Oedipal proportions.
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…]
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…]
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…]