Game Five – Cubs 2 Padres 4 WP – Jake Peavy (1-0) LP – Ryan Dempster (0-1) Save – Edwin Moreno (1) After spending the winter trying to pry Jake Peavy away from San Diego, Lou Piniella’s crew faced Peavy in his final tune-up before the WBC. Peavy was sharp in his three innings of [...]
While the Sports World spent Monday watching Alex Rodriguez on ESPN admitting he used performance-enhancing drugs while with the Texas Rangers, the rest of baseball prepared for the beginning of Spring Training. Pitchers and catchers cannot report soon enough…. Steve Stone joined Dave Kaplan on Sports Central Monday night….and discussed several topics from the Central [...]
Holden Kushner has been with XM Radio, Channel 175 since 2005 first hosting MLB Live Weekend. Since, Holden has hosted such shows as Baseball This Morning, The Show and of late, Inside Pitch. Holden recently took time from his shows on XM Radio to answer a few questions about the Cubs off-season for the CCO….
The long winter without baseball is nearing a conclusion. The trucks are making the long trek to Arizona. It is only seven short days until pitchers and catchers report to Fitch Park in Mesa. So while the players and coaches enjoy their last free weekend for at least eight months, here are a few updates [...]
The Cubs latest addition to the pitching staff made the rounds on the airwaves Wednesday after the trade between the Cubs and Mariners was made official. Bruce Levine broke the story of the trade that sent Ronny Cedeno and Garrett Olson to Seattle for Aaron Heilman….a possibility he first mentioned several weeks back. The inclusion [...]
It’s Official….According to multiple reports the Cubs traded Ronny Cedeno and Garrett Olson to Seattle for Aaron Heilman. The Cubs acquired Garrett Olson from the Orioles, along with Henry Williamson, for Felix Pie on January 18th. The acquisition of Olson signaled the Cubs were back in the talks for Jake Peavy….
Pitchers and catchers report to Fitch Park in a little over two weeks and once some big football game on Sunday is completed, the baseball season will unofficially begin. This off-season has been like few others in the history of the game. There are several ‘big name‘ free agents still without jobs which should result [...]
Reportedly Jim Hendry has more changes in store for Lou Piniella before pitchers and catchers report to Fitch Park on February 13th. The roster Piniella will have to play with in Arizona has begun to take shape with several additions, subtractions and non-roster invitations. The Cubs do not have an empty spot on their 40-man [...]
The Jake Peavy rumors continue to change on a daily basis. While both camps have been relatively quiet on the subject since December, events over the last week have fueled speculation from the mainstream media. Bruce Levine reported on Saturday that the package the Cubs would send to San Diego for Jake Peavy would include [...]
The Cubs begin their 2009 Cactus League schedule in 31 days against the Dodgers at Fitch Park….and Jim Hendry is not done ‘tweaking his roster‘. On the same day the Sun-Times mentioned the Cubs have had discussions with Randy Wolf and Braden Looper, Bruce Levine threw out a couple of new names on Saturday morning….and [...]