Ode to Departing Free Agents

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After being big boys and troopers by finishing the year at Triple-A, Cubs players Randy Wells, Blake DeWitt and Alex Hinshaw have chosen free agency.  Their incredible contributions to the franchise and their ability to take money away from billionaires will be missed.  Every now and then these things don’t Continue reading Ode to Departing Free Agents

The Opening Day 25 Man Roster For Your 2012 Chicago Cubs Is All But Set

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The Chicago Cubs roster for the 2012 season is all but set, though an official announcement on the bullpen jobs will not be announced until Wednesday. Fans can finally get a look at what their team will look like on opening day and have some sort of idea just what Continue reading The Opening Day 25 Man Roster For Your 2012 Chicago Cubs Is All But Set

Cubs Designation of Dewitt, Claiming of Cardenas Spells Competition for Barney

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Has the Darwin Barney Era at second base come to an end a season after the experiment started? The news coming out today, makes you wonder what the future holds for the young fan favorite who got off to a hot start in 2011 before taking several steps back after Continue reading Cubs Designation of Dewitt, Claiming of Cardenas Spells Competition for Barney

Some things to think about as we head into 2012

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  The winter meetings were relatively quiet for the Cubs, much to the chagrin of Cubs fans everywhere.  Part of that is due to the changes in the MLB collective bargaining agreement, and probably the bulk of it is due to the terrible shape the franchise is in, so trades Continue reading Some things to think about as we head into 2012