| Sep 18, 2011
Ryne Sandberg has done it again.
Cast aside by the Cubs a year ago, he has turned in another highly successful season as a minor league manager. Sandberg guided the Lehigh Valley IronPigsto the Governor's Cup championship series in the International...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 7:16 AM
Victor Martinez DH’d for the Tigers in 112 games last season.
Now he’s out for the year with a knee injury.
Tell me Theo Epstein was phoning Detroit about Alfonso Soriano.
Sounds like a pipe dream. Sounds like I’m wake ‘n bakin&...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 11:51 AM
Former Cubs general manager Jim Hendry will be announced as a new special assistant to Yankees' GM Brian Cashman, a source confirmed Tuesday.
Hendry, who was fired by the Cubs in August, will not only help the Yankees scout major league talent, but...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 7:42 AM
Bodog lists the Cubs at 7-4 to sign free agent Albert Pujols, a bigger favorite than the Cardinals.
Excuse me, but does Bodog know the Cubs are being run by Theo Epstein and not Jim Hendry?
There seems to be a tendency to look at the stars of this free-...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:01 AM
From no-trade clauses to eminently tradable contracts.
That’s part of Theo Epstein’s massive remaking of the Cubs: retaining talent while also retaining the flexibility to deal that same talent.
Witness Starlin Castro’s new deal. It...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:10 AM
The Cubs were built to lose 100 games, so what was with the obsession to avoid it?
The actual issue is losing 100 games and still not getting the top pick in the draft. So Cub.
I can understand players not wanting to be a part of 100 losses. I...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Ron Santo will enter the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., on Sunday for his accomplishments on the field.
But the Ron Santo we knew and loved in Chicago was more than a legendary third baseman. He also was a broadcaster, humanitarian, Cubs...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Me, I’d have traded Matt Garza after the first inning in Pittsburgh when he survived a one-out walk and got a magnificent catch from Julio Borbon.
Or I might’ve cut the deal to send Garza to (your rotation here) after the second inning...
| Jul 12, 2011
The MLB All-Star Break is upon us and it's time to assess how the 2011 Chicago Cubs have fared at the halfway point. The Good Carlos Pena - He took a while to warm up, but he has 19 HR's and 49 RBI's with a .225 batting average. His batting average...
| Jul 15, 2011
After Carlos Marmol blew his seventh save on Thursday night, (and almost blew the game this afternoon) it's time for the Cubs to start looking for suitors for Marmol and other players. With each game passing, it becomes more evident that the 2011 Chicago...
| Jul 28, 2011
The Chicago Cubs have sent Kosuke Fukudome to the Cleveland Indians for a few prospects. To those that were following for the past week or so, this won't come as much of a surprise since there had been reports that the Indians were basically the only...