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Tyler Colvin is Likely to Start Playing Games at First Base This Week

With Derrek Lee off to the Atlanta Braves, and without a clear replacement in the Chicago Cubs’ system, outfielder Tyler Colvin will start playing some games at first base starting[Read More…]

by August 21, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Unsurprisey Surprise: Tyler Colvin Working Out at First Base

Unsurprisey Surprise: Tyler Colvin Working Out at First Base

As we fans looked ahead to 2011, on the assumption that Derrek Lee would not return to the Chicago Cubs, we had a collective head-scratching session on who would be[Read More…]

by August 20, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
God’s Wrath Watch: Derrek Lee’s Back is Jacked

God’s Wrath Watch: Derrek Lee’s Back is Jacked

Oh, you fickle deity. Just when Derrek Lee starts really grooving at the plate, he starts suffering from a bulging disc in his lower back. The discomfort was severe enough[Read More…]

by August 17, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
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…]

Lukewarm Stove: Rangers Still Considering Xavier Nady

Lukewarm Stove: Rangers Still Considering Xavier Nady

This rumor is about as lukewarm as it gets, given that there are no details beyond that headline. But, hey, you’re here. Might as well keep reading, right? The Rangers[Read More…]

by July 19, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Continue to Shop Kosuke Fukudome

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Continue to Shop Kosuke Fukudome

A reminder for newer readers: the Lukewarm Stove, as the name suggests, features Chicago Cubs rumors that are either very thin in terms of detail, or very thin in terms[Read More…]

by July 11, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

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…]

Lou Piniella is Officially Out of Ideas

Lou Piniella is Officially Out of Ideas

In his desire to retain some semblance of control over the Chicago Cubs’ clubhouse, increasingly apathetic manager Lou Piniella is taking it straight to the players. For ideas. On how to[Read More…]

by June 28, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Aramis Ramirez Returns Today, But Who Goes Out?

Aramis Ramirez Returns Today, But Who Goes Out?

With third baseman Aramis Ramirez set to return from the disabled list today, the Chicago Cubs will have to decide whom to send out to make space for him. And[Read More…]

Chicago Cubs “Extremely Active” in Trying to Trade Kosuke Fukudome

Chicago Cubs “Extremely Active” in Trying to Trade Kosuke Fukudome

We already knew that the Chicago Cubs had talked to the Boston Red Sox about outfielder Kosuke Fukudome, but it seems that was just the tip of the iceberg. According[Read More…]

by June 23, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
The Chicago Cubs Have Talked to the Boston Red Sox About Trading Kosuke Fukudome

The Chicago Cubs Have Talked to the Boston Red Sox About Trading Kosuke Fukudome

Knowing that Tyler Colvin is set to take over as an almost full-time starter in right field, and that Xavier Nady is to be the team’s primary back up outfielder,[Read More…]

by June 18, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
At Least Kosuke Fukudome is Trying to Improve

At Least Kosuke Fukudome is Trying to Improve

Kosuke Fukudome has been sliding terribly. This, we all know. But at least he’s trying to work with coaches and instructors to turn things around – in fact, he’s bringing[Read More…]

by June 16, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
The Cubs Should Dump Kosuke Fukudome

The Cubs Should Dump Kosuke Fukudome

Although I’ve been saying it since late 2008 (after vociferously opposing his signing in the first place), others are jumping on the bandwagon that Kosuke Fukudome needs to go –[Read More…]

by June 15, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Tyler Colvin is Finally a Starter?

Tyler Colvin is Finally a Starter?

Coming out of Spring Training, the Chicago Cubs looked like they had five capable outfielders – a nice problem to have. Manager Lou Piniella vowed that youngster Tyler Colvin, who[Read More…]

by June 14, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
The 2010 MLB Draft Starts This Evening

The 2010 MLB Draft Starts This Evening

Were this a blog about the NFL or the NBA, you would have been reading about the draft for weeks, if not months. But because of the unique setup of[Read More…]

Lou Piniella, Like the Rest of Us, is Frustrated

Of course, some of our frustration is directed at Lou Piniella, himself – so at least in one regard, our respective frustrations diverge. Lou Piniella is fed up, and this[Read More…]

by June 5, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Angels Looking at Xavier Nady

Angels Looking at Xavier Nady

With the Chicago Cubs continuing to struggle and loaded with expensive players, the rumors were bound to start swirling. Of late, we’re used to being fans on the other side[Read More…]

by June 3, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Carlos Zambrano Set to Return to Rotation Next Week

Carlos Zambrano Set to Return to Rotation Next Week

Chicago Cubs starter Carlos Zambrano will come home next week – on the road. When the Cubs face the Pittsburgh Pirates, Zambrano will be one of their starting pitchers. The[Read More…]

by May 26, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Lou Piniella Shows His Fire – Off the Field

Lou Piniella Shows His Fire – Off the Field

Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella has had a long career, both as a player and a manager. As to the latter gig, Piniella has always been known as a fiery guy, prone[Read More…]

by May 17, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Xavier Nady’s Elbow is Improving

Xavier Nady’s Elbow is Improving

Not but a few weeks ago, we were presented with the very legitimate possibility that the Chicago Cubs fourth outfielder, Xavier Nady, would not actually be able to, you know,[Read More…]

by April 14, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

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