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Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Looking at Nick Johnson, Kerry Wood

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Looking at Nick Johnson, Kerry Wood

Two the of Chicago Cubs’ big priorities this winter are at first base and in the bullpen, and the team is expected to look at a familiar face for the[Read More…]

by November 4, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Adrian Gonzalez Likely to be Traded, Could be to Chicago Cubs

Adrian Gonzalez Likely to be Traded, Could be to Chicago Cubs

After the San Diego Padres played surprisingly well half-way into 2010, the team’s plans to sell off every viable piece was scrapped. That meant the Padres were hanging onto bargain-priced[Read More…]

Lukewarm Stove: Kerry Wood is a Possibility

Lukewarm Stove: Kerry Wood is a Possibility

Just a day after the New York Yankees declined their 2011 option on pitcher Kerry Wood, a “source” now indicates that the Chicago Cubs would welcome Wood back if the[Read More…]

by October 29, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: A Couple Bullpen Bits

Lukewarm Stove: A Couple Bullpen Bits

Chicago Cubs beat writer Carrie Muskat took to her mailbox recently, and offered up, among other things, a couple interesting pieces of information regarding the 2011 Cubs’ bullpen. Specifically, she[Read More…]

by October 26, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Cliff Lee Likely Out of Cubs’ Price Range

Lukewarm Stove: Cliff Lee Likely Out of Cubs’ Price Range

Cliff Lee looked – as he often does – mighty awesome last night, mowing down the New York Yankees in the ALCS. If his impending free agent price tag could[Read More…]

by October 19, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive New Manager Watch: Toronto Blue Jays Expected to Interview Ryne Sandberg

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Toronto Blue Jays Expected to Interview Ryne Sandberg

A primary reason that the Chicago Cubs have been able to delay their managerial decision is because the two most likely candidates – interim manager Mike Quade and AAA Iowa[Read More…]

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Source Indicates Decision Could Be Made This Week

Looks like the Chicago Cubs could soon have their new manager in tow. The naming of the Cubs new manager could come as early as next week, according to a[Read More…]

by October 17, 2010 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive New Manager Watch: Cubs Continue to Wait for Joe Girardi – Probably

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Cubs Continue to Wait for Joe Girardi – Probably

The Chicago Cubs are down to the finalists for their managerial opening – interim manager Mike Quade, AAA Iowa manager Ryne Sandberg, and former Cleveland Indians manager Eric Wedge (the[Read More…]

by October 14, 2010 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive New Manager Watch: Insiders Say Joe Girardi is Not Coming to Chicago

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Insiders Say Joe Girardi is Not Coming to Chicago

His New York Yankees are up 2-0 over the Twins in the ALDS, but there remains uncertainty whether manager Joe Girardi, who is in the final year of his contract,[Read More…]

by October 8, 2010 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Whither Bob Brenly?

Whither Bob Brenly?

Shortly after taking himself out of consideration for the Chicago Cubs’ managerial opening (because, paraphrasing his words, the Cubs are certain to suck for the foreseeable future), rumors are popping[Read More…]

Will the Chicago Cubs Look to Bring Back Kerry Wood?

Will the Chicago Cubs Look to Bring Back Kerry Wood?

It is not a secret that the 2010 Chicago Cubs’ bullpen blew. Injuries, underperformance and inexperience conspired to torpedo the pen for long stretches during the season. So the fact[Read More…]

by September 30, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive New Manager Watch: Chicago Cubs Do Plan to Interview Joe Girardi

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Chicago Cubs Do Plan to Interview Joe Girardi

Looks like my tea leaf reading was correct. Despite announcing a desire to have their managerial decision made sooner rather than later, the Chicago Cubs are expected to wait out[Read More…]

by September 30, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive New Manager Watch: Tea Leaves Suggest Cubs Holding Out Hope for Girardi

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Tea Leaves Suggest Cubs Holding Out Hope for Girardi

Feel free to take these quotes from Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts differently than I do, but I believe the Cubs are holding out hope that they can at least[Read More…]

by September 27, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Chicago Cubs Interview Eric Wedge for Managerial Opening

Chicago Cubs Interview Eric Wedge for Managerial Opening

The Chicago Cubs have interviewed former Cleveland Indians manager Eric Wedge for their managerial vacancy. Wedge was not among the names rumored to be on the Cubs’ short list as[Read More…]

by August 27, 2010 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors

Obsessive Lilly Trade Watch: Cubs Would Like to Deal Lilly Before Tuesday

The Chicago Cubs are now actively shopping pitcher Ted Lilly, and would like to have a deal in place before Lilly’s next start, which is scheduled for Tuesday. With contenders[Read More…]

by July 24, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive Ted Lilly Trade Watch: The Dodgers Are A-Callin’

Obsessive Ted Lilly Trade Watch: The Dodgers Are A-Callin’

Though he didn’t even appear in the game, last night’s shellacking of Carlos Silva made it incrementally more likely that Chicago Cubs starter Ted Lilly would be traded. With just[Read More…]

by July 20, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Would Joe Girardi Leave the Yankees to Manage the Cubs?

Would Joe Girardi Leave the Yankees to Manage the Cubs?

Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella’s contract is up at the end of this year, and while he gets all the support in the world from Jim Hendry and Tom Ricketts,[Read More…]

Ted Lilly to the New York Mets?

Now that Cliff Lee is off the trade market, Chicago Cubs starter Ted Lilly becomes the best available lefty starting pitcher on the market, and remains one of the best[Read More…]

by July 10, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Zambrano Says He’s Fine, But This Bullpen Business is Becoming a Distraction

Zambrano Says He’s Fine, But This Bullpen Business is Becoming a Distraction

Carlos Zambrano is a quarterback kicking field goals. A center guarding Steve Nash. A starting pitcher…well, you know the rest. That’s the score, and we have no choice but to[Read More…]

by May 15, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
President Obama Needles the Chicago Cubs – Again

President Obama Needles the Chicago Cubs – Again

President Obama is a White Sox fan, so you have to expect a certain level of mouth breathing and meth-teeth. I kid, I kid. But seriously, when it comes to[Read More…]

by April 28, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

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