Cubs Disappoint Fans With Richard Deal, Waiting For a Better Deal That May Not Come

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Yesterday the Chicago Cubs made their first move of the season as they bought the contract of Clayton Richard from the Pittsburgh Pirates, he will start tonight in place of Donn Roach. This is a move that did not wow many fans, probably not any as Richard is not exactly Continue reading Cubs Disappoint Fans With Richard Deal, Waiting For a Better Deal That May Not Come

NL Central Preview: 5th Place Cincinnati Reds

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Manager: Bryan Price Projected Record: 77-85 It’s a little bit unfair to call the Reds a fifth place team.  A 77 win projection would not have been the worst in any division in baseball in 2014 and is right in the neighborhood of a .500 team, save for a few Continue reading NL Central Preview: 5th Place Cincinnati Reds

The Cubs need another starter, probably

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Here’s Bruce Levine with a near-Captain Obvious statement:   Cubs working the free agent pitching list for at least one more stater. — Bruce Levine (@MLBBruceLevine) January 28, 2014   I assume he means a “starter” because Bruce isn’t known for proofreading his tweets.  If we assume that Jeff Samardzija, Continue reading The Cubs need another starter, probably

Cubs Convention coming up!

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Every year I seem to follow the same cycle.  The season ends, and I spend a few weeks almost relieved that baseball is over (especially the past few years).  For as bad as they have been, I still made sure that I tuned in to every single game, whether it Continue reading Cubs Convention coming up!

Cubs Sign Right Handed Starting Pitcher Scott Baker

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Today, Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein and General Manager Jed Hoyer made their first plunge into the free agent market to prepare for the 2013 season, and signed right handed starting pitcher Scott Baker to a contract. If you have been paying any attention at all to anything Epstein and Continue reading Cubs Sign Right Handed Starting Pitcher Scott Baker

Deadline Overview

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The Cubs were busy at the trade deadline as many predicted.  They made 3 trades which saw 2 starting pitchers and 2 position players moved from Chicago.  In return the Cubs added five prospects of varying ability levels.  The following is a breakdown of the players added to the system Continue reading Deadline Overview

WSD Post-Deadline Top 13 Prospects List

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First a quick recap of moves that went down the past two days: LHP Paul Maholm (Chicago) + OF Reed Johnson (Chicago) + Cash to Atlanta for RHP Arodys Vizcaino (Unassigned) + RHP Jaye Chapman (AAA Gwinnett) C Geovany Soto (Chicago) + Cash to Texas for RHP Jacob Brigham (AA Continue reading WSD Post-Deadline Top 13 Prospects List

Ode to Departed Cubs, but mostly Ryan Dempster

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Let’s say you were under a rock and your 3G signal couldn’t blast through that rock, and you missed the big news that Cubs players Reed Johnson, Paul Maholm, Geovany Soto and Ryan Dempster were traded.  First there was this, then this, then finally today, this.  I’m not here to Continue reading Ode to Departed Cubs, but mostly Ryan Dempster

Cubs Round-Up 5/04-5/09

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So, how about those Cubs? Like Anno pointed out, The Cubs won these last two series against two of the best teams in the National League. I have really enjoyed watching this team play, especially lately. It’s amazing how the team you love will change your day around just by Continue reading Cubs Round-Up 5/04-5/09

My Look At 2012

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  Two weeks into the 2012 season and I finally have a few moments to put together my season preview for our beloved Chicago Cubs.  Four wins and twelve loses to start is season is not truthfully what I anticipated coming out of Spring Training. Seemed that there was a Continue reading My Look At 2012