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Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Rays Not Absolutely Crazy About Bradley

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Rays Not Absolutely Crazy About Bradley

In case it needed stating explicitly, the Tampa Bay Rays are not exactly making Milton Bradley their offseason priority. They’ll take him if the Cubs eat enough money, but they[Read More…]

by November 25, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Don’t Cry, But Mark DeRosa Isn’t Coming Back

Don’t Cry, But Mark DeRosa Isn’t Coming Back

For those Chicago Cubs fans holding out hope that the team would take interest in signing free agent Mark DeRosa – you’re going to have to get used to disappointment.[Read More…]

by November 19, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
OMGranderson Watch: The Cubs Have the Prospects to Get Granderson, But Will They Use Them?

OMGranderson Watch: The Cubs Have the Prospects to Get Granderson, But Will They Use Them?

The Watch has officially entered OMG level. In years past, when the Chicago Cubs were in on a big trade target, there was always a huge knock on their chances:[Read More…]

by November 16, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Not the Mets

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Not the Mets

It was reported last week that the number of suitors for Milton Bradley this Winter would be “shocking.” That was quite a relief, because up to that point, all we’d[Read More…]

by October 27, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Cubs Interested in Top Cuban Aroldis Chapman

Cubs Interested in Top Cuban Aroldis Chapman

Cuban defector Aroldis Chapman is primed to be this year’s big time international signing for some team. The 21 year old lefty has a lot of teams excited and interested[Read More…]

by October 23, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Matt Holliday Loves New York

Matt Holliday Loves New York

Outfielder Matt Holiday, who provided the spark that shot the St. Louis Cardinals to the top of the NL Central and the postseason, is going to be a very expensive[Read More…]

Cubs Expected to Pursue Rudy Jaramillo, But Should They?

Cubs Expected to Pursue Rudy Jaramillo, But Should They?

Yesterday we reported that the Chicago Cubs were rumored to be interested in Texas Rangers hitting coach Rudy Jaramillo to take over the void left by Von Joshua and Gerald[Read More…]

by October 15, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Why the Final Week Rainout and the Last Game Loss Were Blessings

The 2010 Major League Baseball draft order is out, pending changes due to free agency signings, and the Chicago Cubs come in at 16th. That the Cubs are 16th and[Read More…]

Chone Figgins Loves L.A.

Chone Figgins Loves L.A.

The offseason figures to be a-buzz about many things, one of which will apparently be an OMG Chone Figgins! watch. But for now, the impending free agent third baseman/utility player[Read More…]

by September 11, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Cubs Looking at John Smoltz?

Cubs Looking at John Smoltz?

The Boston Red Sox recently designated 42-year-old pitcher John Smoltz for assignment. Typically, with a veteran like Smoltz, this means the player will be traded or released within the next[Read More…]

by August 10, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Justin Berg to Chicago

After placing starting pitcher Ted Lilly on the disabled list, the Chicago Cubs called up pitcher Justin Berg to take his spot on the roster. Berg, 25, has been absolutely[Read More…]

Dusty Baker’s Head Was Thoroughly Buried in the Sand

Dusty Baker’s Head Was Thoroughly Buried in the Sand

Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker now has the dubious distinction of having managed two of the most notorious busted steroid users – Barry Bonds with the San Francisco Giants and[Read More…]

The Cubs World Series Chances Are Diminishing, But Still Surprisingly High

The Cubs World Series Chances Are Diminishing, But Still Surprisingly High

When the 2009 season started, the Chicago Cubs were the prohibitive favorite to win the National League Central, and were a strong favorite to represent the Senior Circuit in the[Read More…]

by June 14, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Obsessive Peavywatch: Juicy Nuggets of Info

Obsessive Peavywatch: Juicy Nuggets of Info

An off day is the perfect time to return to obsessing about a trade that will almost certainly never happen, and given the Chicago Cubs’ offensive struggles, is almost certain[Read More…]

Lou Piniella is Almost Certainly Gone After Next Year

Lou Piniella is Almost Certainly Gone After Next Year

Manager Lou Piniella is under contract with the Chicago Cubs through next season, 2010. By then, he’ll be 67. And it looks like he’ll be leaving the Cubs. The Yankees[Read More…]

by April 7, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
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…]

Obsessive Harden Shoulderwatch: Rich Still Feels Right Despite Starts Going Wrong

Obsessive Harden Shoulderwatch: Rich Still Feels Right Despite Starts Going Wrong

Rich Harden has looked terrible this Spring. Not only has he been ineffective, but also his velocity has been down and his stuff has looked weak. In his last Spring[Read More…]

by April 6, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
The End of Spring Training Battlewatch: Why the Cubs/Yankees Series Isn’t Meaningless

The End of Spring Training Battlewatch: Why the Cubs/Yankees Series Isn’t Meaningless

As you know by now, the Chicago Cubs are helping open up the new Yankee Stadium – $1.5 billion worth of ill-timed lavishness – with a couple exhibition games. Yesterday[Read More…]

Bullpen Battlewatch: No One Stepping Up

The four men competing for the last two bullpen spots are running out of time to dazzle – and none are stepping up to the… er, rubber. Two pitched yesterday,[Read More…]

Laughing Because It Didn’t Happen to the Cubs

Laughing Because It Didn’t Happen to the Cubs

As the world turns in Pittsburgh Pirate prospectland… Jose Tabata’s wife was questioned Tuesday on charges of taking an infant and could be charged with false imprisonment. Amalia Tabata Pereira,[Read More…]

by March 27, 2009 MLB News and Rumors

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