A New Era…and More on the Way?

Jim Hendry took a step forward on Monday by reportedly agreeing to a three-year deal with Milton Bradley worth around $30 million. Bruce Levine from ESPN 1000 in Chicago joined Joe Castellano Monday night on XM Radio to discuss the deal. Levine revealed that the third year on Bradley’s contract is not guaranteed and is […]

Rambling From a State of Confusion

As I welcome in 2009, I don’t know what to think. I am confused. I am nervous. I don’t know what to say. Nothing makes sense. So, here goes …

Weekend Update: What is the Cubs Next Move?

Four days after the Cubs traded Mark DeRosa the Faithful is wondering what, or who, Jim Hendry may have up his sleeve. The Cubs off-season, to this point, has many shaking their heads, including Buster Olney. The Cubs have made some unpopular moves and have not addressed their biggest need going into the winter….a left-handed […]

End of Week Dis-N-Dat….Cubs Rumors and News

44 Days Until Pitchers and Catchers report to Fitch Park in Mesa…. The first Friday of the New Year and most of the Faithful are still discussing the Cubs trading Mark DeRosa and signing Aaron Miles on Wednesday. Up next for the Cubs appears to be finalizing the Jason Marquis trade and the signings of […]

Hendry Talks Cubs on XM Radio and Other Rumors

After not allowing the year to end quietly, Jim Hendry joined Casey Stern and Rob Dibble on the Show Wednesday afternoon. Hendry discussed trading Mark DeRosa, signing Aaron Miles, Alfonso Soriano, Mike Fontenot and revealed the fact he has had no talks at all this off-season with the Baltimore Orioles about Brian Roberts. Here are […]

From The Wire…Cubs Trade DeRosa and Sign Miles

A day after appearing to agree on a deal that would send Jason Marquis to the Colorado Rockies, Jim Hendry ended the year in surprising fashion. The Cubs signed former Cardinal Aaron Miles to a two year deal worth $4.9 million. Miles will earn $2.2 million in 2009 and $2.7 million in 2010. Shortly after […]

Marquis Deal Close….Bradley Next?

According to a report from Ken Rosenthal, the Cubs are close to a deal that would send Jason Marquis along with cash to the Colorado Rockies for reliever Luis Vizcaino. The trade is not expected to be announced until next week. Rumors have suggested in recent days the two teams were discussing a deal but […]

Is Jim Hendry’s Card Maxed Out?

According to a report from Buster Olney that is focused on where Manny Ramirez may end up, “The Cubs have maxed out their spending for the winter and in any event couldn’t consider an outfield of Ramirez and Alfonso Soriano.” While Manny being Manny for the Cubs would be farfetched at best, the wording by […]

From the Wire….Big Unit to the Giants

According to a report from ESPN.com, Randy Johnson agreed to a 1-year deal with the San Francisco Giants on Friday. The Cubs were rumored to be interested in the Big Unit once they traded Jason Marquis and if they did not acquire Jake Peavy. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed according to the […]

Twelve Days Revisited

The New Year is only a week away, the Cubs Convention is just around the corner and before long pitchers and catchers will be reporting to Fitch Park in Mesa. The coming weeks should see Jim Hendry make a few signings, or a trade or two, to tweak out his roster. With the recent announcement […]