Prince Fielder is still not out of the question

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When poring through the updates on the Prince Fielder rumors and the Cubs’ transactions, it seems very unlikely that the Cubs will meet Scott Boras’ demands for a 10-year contract for the seismic slugger.  Given the possibility of a rebuild, committing a pile of money that weighs almost as much Continue reading Prince Fielder is still not out of the question

Chicago Cubs Planning a Full Rebuild

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According to Dave Kaplan, who claimed to have talked to several baseball men around the league, all signs point to the Chicago Cubs going forward with a complete rebuild mode. What this means, if what Kaplan reports is true, is that there will be several more changes coming over the Continue reading Chicago Cubs Planning a Full Rebuild

No Yu for you…so now what?

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Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock or sleep early, the Texas Rangers have been announced as the high bidder in the Yu Darvish sweepstakes.  This does not directly affect the Cubs as Chicago does not play Texas in 2012, but indirectly, there will be transactional ramifications assuming the Rangers Continue reading No Yu for you…so now what?

Leverage against Prince Fielder is no easy task, but it’s there

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There are a few things I can remember vividly from physics class.  One thing in particular that I liked was how if you had a bathtub big enough filled with water, the planet Saturn would float in it.  Another was that one problem where the monkey falls out of a Continue reading Leverage against Prince Fielder is no easy task, but it’s there

Cubs Pursuit of Fielder, or Lack Thereof, Continues

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  As free agents continue to be taken off the board, and trades are made between various clubs around the major leagues, we still await an ending to the Prince Fielder saga. Fans of the Chicago Cubs remain overly optimistic about whether or not Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer will Continue reading Cubs Pursuit of Fielder, or Lack Thereof, Continues

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

Pujols Leaves Cardinals and Signs With Angels. Makes For Interesting Decisions For Cubs!

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Today, St. Louis Cardinal great, Albert Pujols signed a 10 year contract worth over $250 Million which will keep him playing baseball until he is at least 41 years of age. That is if he really and truly is 31 as he is said to be. However, King Albert did Continue reading Pujols Leaves Cardinals and Signs With Angels. Makes For Interesting Decisions For Cubs!

Cubs Show Interest in Both Pujols and Fielder. Should They Be?

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In recent days, there have been multiple rumors about the Chicago Cubs pursing both Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder in hopes of filling their vacant spot at first base. While the likelihood of the Cubs signing either one of them is not very strong, the rumors are out there so Continue reading Cubs Show Interest in Both Pujols and Fielder. Should They Be?

Believe in Theo!

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So there’s been some grumblings about what exactly Theo Epstein’s grand plan for the Cubs is.  In his interviews this week, he gave very little away.  Fans are understandably a bit annoyed because in this day and age they want instant gratification and non-stop news.  Unfortunately the baseball world, especially Continue reading Believe in Theo!

Post Turkey Coma Stuff

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  Welcome back to World Series Dreaming after the Thanksgiving holiday.  We’re a week away from the Winter Meetings and finding out whether Ron Santo will finally get into the Hall of Fame (great timing right).  So we’re going to try to condense all the shenanigans that have gone on Continue reading Post Turkey Coma Stuff