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While the Chicago Cubs have not yet designated themselves sellers, that’s not stopping other MLB teams from comin’ a-calling. We’ve already heard rumors about Derrek Lee and Xavier Nady, but[Read More…]
Yesterday we heard that the Chicago Cubs have been talking to the Los Angeles Angels about Derrek Lee and Xavier Nady, in whom the Angels would have interest to replace[Read More…]
With the team five games under .500 at this advanced stage of the season, with no sign that the offense will be turning it on any time soon, and with[Read More…]
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…]
A bit of sobering financial news is trickling out of Chicago Cubs land. We all knew that the budget was tight this year – given the already bloated payroll and[Read More…]
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…]
Well here’s a bit of a shocker – at least, it’s a shocker that this is coming up in May as opposed to July. The Chicago Cubs are willing to[Read More…]
After yesterday’s tough loss to the Nationals, Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella was in no mood to be second-guessed about his decisions in the game. Piniella was asked by a[Read More…]
After the offense struggled against a very good left-handed pitcher in Wandy Rodriguez, Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella has reacted totally appropriately by saying he’s completely changing the lineup against[Read More…]
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…]
The magnifying glass had been pointed elsewhere for a couple of weeks and we all became complacent. Chicago Cubs first baseman Derrek was pulled from today’s game against the Brewers[Read More…]
When the Washington Nationals dismissed outfielder Elijah Dukes, they opened up a gaping hole in their lineup. At present, they plan to fill right field with some combination of Willie[Read More…]
Hmm. Time was, we assumed there would be some kind of platoonish set up in the outfield such that, when the Cubs were facing a lefty, they would find a[Read More…]
Now that Tyler Colvin has made the Chicago Cubs, manager Lou Piniella will have some difficult day-to-day decisions to make in the outfield. There are three starters, but then a[Read More…]
Sometimes I come across a rumor from the far reaches of the ‘net that emanates from sources I don’t know. That is not to say it might not have a[Read More…]
Yesterday, Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella announced that outfielder Tyler Colvin had won the 24th spot on the Chicago Cubs, and he’ll act as the team’s fifth outfielder behind starters[Read More…]
Tyler Colvin exploded at the plate yesterday – again – with four hits including a triple and a homer against the San Diego Padres. The hits came against Major League[Read More…]
When the Chicago Cubs took Tyler Colvin with their first round pick in 2006, you could hear the groans from across Chicago. The kid – talented, to be sure –[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs will be making a final decision on who will be making the team very soon, but before they can do so, they’ve got to decide which mix[Read More…]
Two relatively big pieces of information, buried in Carrie Muskat’s blog, from Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella: The Cubs do need five starters when they open the season. Sometimes with[Read More…]
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