Cubs Add Felix Doubront; Close to Trading Bonifacio

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The Cubs, led by Theo Epstein, have acquired another player that he knows from his time with the Red Sox. Cubs Acquire Felix Doubront http://t.co/pPr4X6VG82 — MLB Trade Rumors (@mlbtraderumors) July 30, 2014 Felix Doubront is a left-handed pitcher who has Continue reading

Hug Watch 2014

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With the Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline now two days away, fans of all teams need to watch for the hugs that precede the trade of a teammate. The Chicago Cubs already got a jump start on every other Continue reading

Cubs Dominate Mid-Season Prospect Listings

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The last of the significant mid-season prospect lists was revealed last night, with the MLB.com list being loaded, and again, the Cubs did spectacularly well.  So well, that the prevailing wisdom is that the Cubs have the best system in Continue reading

Minor League Recap: Promotions, Demotions, and Short Season All-Stars

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It was a busy week in the minor league system, with a number of significant names making moves over the course of the week.  Jorge Soler was promoted to AAA Iowa after dominating AA, albeit over a short period of Continue reading

The Future of Olt

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Yesterday, after nearly four months of a disappointing season, Mike Olt was sent down to Triple A Iowa to make room for Tsuyoshi Wada. I have to admit, since hearing that the Chicago Cubs received Olt in a trade for Continue reading

It’s Looking Sunny at Wrigley

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For the first time since 2008, the fans of the Chicago Cubs have something to be excited about at the end of July and for the final two months of the season. No, the Cubs are not in contention for Continue reading

Daniel Lewis’ Transition to Baseball from Another Airman’s Perspective

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With the news that the Cubs signed RHP Daniel Lewis, I felt some swell of pride.  Not because, as a Cubs’ fan, I have some sort of patriotic duty to support a player who served more than one who did Continue reading

The Cubs should probably wait on David Price

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A few days ago Ken Rosenthal started a fire among fans of the Chicago Cubs when he started a rumor that they should trade for David Price. This self started rumor began to make Cub fans think and dream of Continue reading

Billy Cub Goes to Jail

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For the past several years, John Paul Weier, Patrick Weier and three unnamed individuals have been roaming around Wrigley Field dressed as a costumed Bear which wears a Chicago Cubs jersey as well as a Cubs cap. The name on the Continue reading

Dreamcast 43: The John Grabow Will Never Happen Again Edition

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It’s been a while since we’ve done one of these so we’re kind of rusty.  This is the 43rd edition of the Dreamcast, right after a huge trade but still before the non-waiver trade deadline.  We’ll do another one after Continue reading