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  • Ricketts found a new way to mess up Cubs GM search

    Ricketts found a new way to mess up Cubs GM search
    Hello, and sorry to bother you on this holiday weekend. I don’t usually show up here today, and certainly not during a long weekend, but Cubs Fanboy Owner Tom Ricketts just did something so dumb that I couldn’t control myself. Here’s...
  • Earning his stripes — again

    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...
  • Fielder of dreams for the Cubs?

    Fielder of dreams for the Cubs?
    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-...
  • Best part of Castro's deal is Cubs still can deal him

    Best part of Castro's deal is Cubs still can deal him
    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...
  • Cubs can only improve in 2013 (but don't bet on it)

    Cubs can only improve in 2013 (but don't bet on it)
    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...
  • Today, the mic is all theirs

     Today, the mic is all theirs
    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...
  • Injury plagued season smells of 2004

     
    It feels like more than half of this 2011 Chicago Cubs team has been injured now that Kerry Wood is the latest addition to the Cubs' revolving door that is the Disabled List.   Retroactive to June 9, Kid K will be placed on the DL because of, get ready...
  • Question of the Day: Which MLB managers are not likely to survive the season? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss Major League Baseball managers. Check back throughout the day for more responses and weigh in with a comment of your own. Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune Down goes (Bob) Geren! Who will follow him......
  • If Hendry stays, so could Pena

     
    Breaking News:   Doug Davis and Rodrigo Lopez are mediocre starting pitchers.   Who saw that coming? Sarcasm aside, I think it's safe to say that after the San Francisco Giants swept Tuesday's doubleheader and pushed the Cubs to 12.0 games back, it's time...
  • Midseason grades for the Cubs

     
    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...
  • Near the cellar, it’s time for Cubs to be sellers

     
    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...