Minor Moves and Rumors … Just Another Day in the Cubs Off-Season

The Cubs have been extremely quiet so far this off-season, with a few small exceptions, but Bruce Levine and Bruce Miles feel that will change in the next couple of weeks. The Cubs announced another minor league signing on Thursday. According to Bruce Miles, Jim Hendry inked Brad Snyder to a Minor League deal that […]

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Cubs Quiet … but the Rumors are a Riot

The Chicago Cubs are not making any headlines right now but the rumors continued to surface on Tuesday. Bruce Levine thinks the Cubs will be active during the meetings and the next 10 days should at least be interesting. A decision on Koyie Hill and Jeff Baker’s future with the team will be made in […]

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Jim Hendry’s Shopping List?

It is Black Friday … will the Cubs brave the crowds and try to find a free agent bargain? According to Bruce Miles, it appears the Cubs are going to wait a while to make any additions or subtractions. Miles has been keeping his eye on Carlos Pena to fill the Cubs void at first […]

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The Cubs Call Berkman … and Other Rumors

Less than 36 hours prior to Turkey Day (insert Cubs jokes here), the rumors surrounding the Chicago Cubs picked up when Lance Berkman told Ken Rosenthal that the Cubs have called his agent. Berkman said the A’s have been the most aggressive but the “Cubs have checked in, informing him of their opening at first […]

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Weekend Update … Hendry Talks Cubs

The third week in November was anything but boring for the Chicago Cubs. From roster moves, to Larry Rothschild, to minor league comings and goings, to the Wrigleyville Classic, to the hot stove heating up … it was a busy seven days on the North Side of Chicago. The Cubs made another addition to their […]

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No One’s on First for the Chicago Cubs

According to a report from Cubs.com, if the season started today Tyler Colvin would most likely be the Cubs starting first baseman. With Micah Hoffpauir headed for Japan, the Cubs no longer have a first baseman on their roster … or one in the system close to big league ready. Jim Hendry is looking and […]

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Moore from the Cubs Rumor Mill

The GM Meetings officially began Tuesday … and the first big trade of the off-season was announced shortly after Roy Halladay was named the NL Cy Young award winner. Outside of Dan Uggla being dealt to the Braves for Mike Dunn and Cub-for-a-minute, Omar Infante, the GMs discussed possible changes to the current Wild Card […]

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A Creative Off-Season Ahead for Hendry?

As the baseball world converged on the Happiest Place on Earth, the rumor mill picked up a little steam Monday as Jim Hendry prepared for the GM Meetings. In recent years, Hendry has laid the groundwork on free agent signings and trades during this week. According to a report from Bruce Levine, Jim Hendry “will […]

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Weekend Update … Time for the GMs and the Owners to Meet

The upcoming week should be anything but boring … both for the Chicago National League Ball Club and for all of baseball. MLB’s award season will continue, with a majority of the big honors being handed out. The NL and AL Rookie of the Year awards will be announced on Monday. It will be interesting […]

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Rambling While Worrying About Who’s Playing First

With just over 90 days until pitchers and catchers report, the hot stove is about to step it up to a strong simmer before the full-blown boil of the Winter Meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Some refer to it as Disney World. During Hendry’s tenure, the Cubs have been players in the off-season, but […]

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