Post Tagged with: "Yankees"

Brace Yourself: Mark Prior Is Not Coming Back to the Cubs

Brace Yourself: Mark Prior Is Not Coming Back to the Cubs

It was easy to get excited about the prospect of former Chicago Cubs employee Mark Prior returning to the club who paid him so much for such a questionable attitude[Read More…]

by December 15, 2010 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Kerry Wood Still on Cubs’ Radar

Lukewarm Stove: Kerry Wood Still on Cubs’ Radar

You didn’t forget about Kerry Wood already, did you? The Chicago Cubs certainly didn’t. Cubs icon Kerry Wood will be looked at as a possible addition. Wood will have to[Read More…]

by December 6, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Rockies Aggressively Pursuing Lance Berkman

Lukewarm Stove: Rockies Aggressively Pursuing Lance Berkman

Free agent Lance Berkman has said as many as eight teams are pursuing him this winter, one of whom is the Chicago Cubs, who need a first baseman. None have[Read More…]

Lukewarm Stove: Clearly the Chicago Cubs Are Discussing Derek Jeter

Lukewarm Stove: Clearly the Chicago Cubs Are Discussing Derek Jeter

The longer Derek Jeter went unsigned by the Yankees, you knew there would be some bizarre rumors/speculation about him leaving New York – even though everyone in the world recognizes[Read More…]

by November 29, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Javier Vazquez Wants to Pitch in Miami

Lukewarm Stove: Javier Vazquez Wants to Pitch in Miami

Like LeBron James and Chris Bosh before him, free agent starter Javier Vazquez wants to take his talents to Miami. The 34-year-old starter, coming off a down year, has been[Read More…]

*Screeching Tire Sound* – The Chicago Cubs May Pursue Cliff Lee?

*Screeching Tire Sound* – The Chicago Cubs May Pursue Cliff Lee?

Well this certainly came out of left field, but Steve Rosenbloom is suggesting that the Chicago Cubs may actually pursue top free agent starter – and sure-to-be-centimillionaire – Cliff Lee.[Read More…]

by November 18, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Starting Pitchers, Relievers, and First Base

Lukewarm Stove: Starting Pitchers, Relievers, and First Base

More wood on the Cubs-won’t-get-any-big-names fire fromĀ Gordon Wittenmyer. No real surprises, as Wittenmyer sees the Cubs going after guys like Kevin Millwood, Javier Vazquez, and Jake Westbrook for the rotation,[Read More…]

by November 15, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
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…]