Cubs Officially Trade for Jacob Turner (UPDATED)

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The other day news broke that the Miami Marlins designated 2009 first round draft pick Jacob Turner for assignment. The Marlins acquired Turner in a trade which sent Anibal Sanchez to the Detroit Tigers in 2012. In his two full season of Major League ball, Turner has yet to really Continue reading Cubs Officially Trade for Jacob Turner (UPDATED)

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 team when they traded Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel on Continue reading Hug Watch 2014

After Samardzija Dust Settles, Where Do the Cubs Go From Here?

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By now, we’ve gotten word that the Cubs have traded Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to the Oakland Athletics for stud SS prospect Addison Russell, 2013 1st Round pick Billy McKinney, RHP Dan Straily and a player to be named later.  What is less clear is where the Cubs will Continue reading After Samardzija Dust Settles, Where Do the Cubs Go From Here?

Okay Jake Arrieta, you can stay

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You guys remember when we were looking at some Cubs player stats the other day, and Jake Arrieta was lighting up the charts with his great pitching despite starting the year a bit late due to lingering arm issues?  Well, it just so happens that on Monday night in Boston, Continue reading Okay Jake Arrieta, you can stay

Cubs Time to Act Is Now

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Fresh off of a five game winning streak, the Chicago Cubs have now lost two games in a row. They have gone back to looking like the team they have been all season before taking advantage of the New York Mets and the Miami Marlins. Optimistic hopes that were flying Continue reading Cubs Time to Act Is Now

Random observation from tonight’s Cubs victory

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In tonight’s not-so-expected Cubs victory against the Mets, I noticed something interesting.  Well, interesting to me, anyway. Most, if not all, of the damage was done by Cubs lefties. Now I wish they wouldn’t take so darned long to figure it out, but the first Cubs run since Saturday scored Continue reading Random observation from tonight’s Cubs victory

Signs Of Improvement, Or Cause For Concern

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On this off day, both the Chicago Cubs and their fans have got to be enjoying themselves. Coming off their second series win of the season (against the best team in the National League no less), the Cubs are starting to show some signs of improvement. While the improvement is Continue reading Signs Of Improvement, Or Cause For Concern

2014 NL Central Preview: 5th Place – Chicago Cubs

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As the season is primed to start in two weeks, now is a good time to preview what we might see over the course of the summer.  For the Cubs, specifically, probably another season with more losses than wins, some mid-season trades, and unlike the last two seasons, more prospects Continue reading 2014 NL Central Preview: 5th Place – Chicago Cubs

Wasteful Spending Not the Answer for the Cubs

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At the risk of repeating myself, the Cubs were a mess.  They had huge spending that brought them to the dance exactly twice.  After that, they had huge spending that didn’t do them any good. With games starting out today and a 5-2 loss in the opener at Cubs Park, Continue reading Wasteful Spending Not the Answer for the Cubs

Who Are These ******* Guys?

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The Chicago Cubs off season of discontent goes on, leaving several fans with a feeling of less than excitement. Moves being made that leave some fans scratching their heads and wondering just what the Cubs are doing with their time and money and one simple question.. With free agent signings Continue reading Who Are These ******* Guys?