Post Tagged with: "Twins"


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
The Cubs Are Power Ranked

The Cubs Are Power Ranked

I don’t know why every ranking of Major League Baseball teams in the universe are called “power rankings” (because baseball involves power, I guess?), but they are. And the first[Read More…]


Cubs Sign Corey Koskie to Minor League Deal

Cubs Sign Corey Koskie to Minor League Deal

The Chicago Cubs are going to bring in at least one more infielder to compete for that last bench spot. That the guy, for now, is former Twin and Brewer,[Read More…]

by February 28, 2009 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors

Will the Cubs Ever Sign a LOOGY?

MLBTradeRumors recently put together a solid list of the available lefty relievers on the market, who specialize in getting left-handed hitters out (that’s LOOGYs to us nerds). The list looks[Read More…]

by February 22, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors