Back to work for the Cubs…

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So here we are, the day before we return to work after a few days of gorging ourselves with a large flightless bird and assorted side dishes and desserts.  The Chicago Cubs have been relatively boring thus far, but we’re still a week-plus away from the Winter Meetings, so it Continue reading Back to work for the Cubs…

Creatively Grabbing Pitching…

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Some notes from intrepid Chicago Cubs beat guy Patrick Mooney, who is a must-follow: Theo doubts #Cubs can sign two free agents in the $100-million range: "We have to get creative." https://t.co/VrLFrLYYuC — Patrick Mooney (@CSNMooney) November 10, 2015 We kind of figured that the Cubs wouldn’t blow their wad Continue reading Creatively Grabbing Pitching…

With Free Agency Underway, Let’s Make Our Wish List

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The offseason is here, and as of midnight last night, free agency is officially underway. Teams have submitted their qualifying offer of $15.8 Million to their pending free agents, as you know the lone player to receive this offer from the Chicago Cubs was centerfielder Dexter Fowler. In all likelihood, Continue reading With Free Agency Underway, Let’s Make Our Wish List

So There is No Zimmermann Trade? I Love the Hot Stove

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Last night a rumor of interest of a Jordan Zimmerman trade between the Chicago Cubs and Washington Nationals. SOURCES: #Cubs in talks to acquire RHP Jordan Zimmermann from #Nationals, @GDubCub reports: http://t.co/r14KdVUL8o pic.twitter.com/xagbBq63b7 — Sun-Times Sports (@suntimes_sports) November 12, 2014 A rumor, which baffling since the Nationals are still in Continue reading So There is No Zimmermann Trade? I Love the Hot Stove

Cubs Hot Stove: A Trade for Jordan Zimmermann? (Update: just kidding)

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Well this is a bit surprising. According to Gordon Wittenmeyer, the Chicago Cubs are not waiting for Jon Lester to decide where he wants to spend the next several years of his career, they are looking to upgrade their starting rotation in a very big way. Wittenmeyer reports that the Continue reading Cubs Hot Stove: A Trade for Jordan Zimmermann? (Update: just kidding)