Weekend Update … Castillo, Halladay and Other Cubs Rumors

The Chicago Cubs made a little noise last week with the two-year, $7.5 million deal for John Grabow and send Aaron Heilman to Arizona for a pair of prospects. Then Friday afternoon, the Cubs added five players to their major league roster … three expected and two, well a little surprising. John Gaub, Welington Castillo […]

Millwood or Burrell for Bradley … or None of the Above for the Cubs

Zack Grienke became the first Kansas City Royal since Brett Saberhagen in 1985 to win the AL Cy Young award on Tuesday. The NL and AL Managers of the Year will be announced on Wednesday. In between the debate and the rumors surrounding Curtis Granderson there is Milton Bradley. By all accounts Milton Bradley’s time […]

Cubs Top Prospects and the Hot Stove

Award Week for Major League Baseball continues on Tuesday with the announcement of the AL Cy Young winner. Chris Coghlan of the Marlins and Andrew Bailey of the A’s were named NL and AL Rookie of the Year on Monday. With Coghlan taking the trophy, Geovany Soto will hopefully return to the form in 2010 […]

Award Week for MLB … Busy Week for the Cubs?

Last week the Gold Glove and Silver Slugger Awards were handed out and Carlos Zambrano won his third silver bat for being the best hitting pitcher in the National League. This week the majority of the BBWAA (Baseball Writers Association of America) awards will be handed out … NL and AL Rookie of the Year […]

Weekend Update … A New Priority for the Cubs?

Move over Marlon Byrd and Mike Cameron, the Cubs will make Curtis Granderson their number one target of the off-season according to Bruce Levine … if he is indeed available. Some recently questioned if Curtis Granderson is actually on the block. After all he has a cost-effective contract for 2010 and should be an important […]

How Much Could Curtis Granderson Cost the Cubs?

Two years ago it was Brian Roberts, last winter Jake Peavy. Will this off-season be filled with one Curtis Granderson rumor after the other? Outside of Milton Bradley, the Chicago native has made the most noise in Cubs’ circles since the rumor surfaced he could be available this winter. At the forefront of the Curtis […]

And This Is Just the Beginning … of the Hot Stove Season

Take a moment and think about it, the 2009 season ended just eight days ago. Baseball’s off-season is in full swing and the winter is shaping up to be very interesting throughout the game … and especially on the North Side of Chicago. The GM meetings concluded on Wednesday with Milton Bradley still a Cub […]