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  • A roundup of the latest Cubs news

     
    Injuries Ryan Dempster missed his Monday start because of discomfort in his back.  He will most likely return on Saturday.   For those keeping track,  Marcos Mateo is the latest addition to the disabled list with elbow soreness.  With Mateo's injury, the....
  • Interesting facts from the Cubs 10-9 comeback

     
    The Chicago Cubs avoided a four game sweep from the Washington Nationals on Thursday night by staging a somewhat improbable comeback.  Matt Garza only lasted two innings, the Cubs were down 8-0 after five innings and all signs were pointing to yet another...
  • Midseason grades for the Cubs

     
    The MLB All-Star Break is upon us and it's time to assess how the 2011 Chicago Cubs have fared at the halfway point. The Good Carlos Pena -  He took a while to warm up, but he has 19 HR's and 49 RBI's with a .225 batting average.   His batting average...
  • Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez a more viable option for Angels

     
    Aramis Ramirez, reportedly among the hitters the Angels are pursuing, softened his stance on waiving his no-trade rights Thursday, increasing the likelihood of the Chicago Cubs third baseman being dealt before Sunday’s non-waiver trade deadline....
  • Pitcher Tyler Chatwood roughed up in Angels loss to Tigers

     
    Five days after one of his best starts of the season, Angels right-hander Tyler Chatwood (pictured above) had one of his worst Friday, giving up six runs in 5 1/3 innings of a 12-2 loss to the Detroit Tigers. Chatwood,......
  • Angels' chances of acquiring Aramis Ramirez: slim and none

     
    Any hope the Angels had of acquiring Chicago Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez dimmed considerably Friday. Ramirez backtracked from Thursday’s comments suggesting he was open to waiving his no-trade rights if the Cubs (42-63) went into rebuilding...
  • Trade inactivity should seal Jim Hendry’s fate

     
    The MLB Trade Deadline has officially passed and Jim Hendry and the Chicago Cubs only managed to make one move by trading Kosuke Fukudome.  The relative inactivity will most likely (and hopefully) be the end of Jim Hendry as we know him.  Fans were...
  • 2011 Chicago Cubs final grades

     
    Back in July, I posted my mid-season grades for the Cubs.  Now is the time for the final grades for the 2011 Chicago Cubs.   THE GOOD   Carlos Pena – The guy at first base finished with 28 HRs and 80 RBIs with a .225 batting average.  Back in July...
  • Chicago Cubs 2011 offseason to-do list

     
    Now that my final grades are recorded and out of the way, it's time to go through the Cubs To-Do List for the coming offseason.   1.  Hire a GM as soon as possible The Cubs have already formally requested to speak with Red Sox GM Theo Epstein. Also, the...
  • Bob Brenly for manager

     
    As of 11:00 am CST on October 25th, Theo Epstein has been announced as the Chicago Cubs President of Baseball Operations.  Almost immediately, there were questions about the status of Mike Quade (in fact, it was the first question asked to Theo by Bruce...
  • Quade out, Theo starts clean-up

     
    Harvey Keitel has a great role in the movie Pulp Fiction.  He plays “Winston/Mr. Wolf,” a guy that specializes in cleaning up your mess.   While I previously compared Theo Epstein to a North Side version of Obama,  Theo could also be...
  • Cubs have options among 2012 free agents

     
    We’re on to Phase 3 of the offseason to-do list and it involves acquiring new players and the consideration of moving Starlin Castro to a new position.  Julie Dicaro at A League of Her Own made my job a bit easier by already compiling a list of...