Joe Nelson Interested in the Cubs

With only four days remaining in January, there are numerous big league players trying to find a job for the upcoming season. The Cubs are looking to add to the backend of their bullpen … and a reliever with a good track record has expressed interest in the Chicago Cubs. According to a report from […]

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Peripheral Moves on the Horizon for the Cubs

Official releases should be flying out of the offices at 1060 West Addison on Wednesday. Not only are the Cubs expected to announce deals with Xavier Nady and Chad Tracy, there is a press conference scheduled for 11:30am CST on Wednesday morning in Arizona. At that time, the Cubs are expected to make the official […]

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Cubs Quiet … For Now

Will the Cubs end the first month of Twenty-Ten quietly or with some activity? There are two holes Jim Hendry would like to fill … an outfielder and a relief pitcher. The names are out there. But could Hendry be working on a deal that has not been leaked to the media? The Cubs also […]

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Add Jonny Gomes to the Cubs Oufield Search

According to a report from the Tribune, the Cubs are courting free agent outfielder Jonny Gomes. Gomes would serve as the right-handed platoon partner for Kosuke Fukudome. The Cubs are also talking with Jermaine Dye and Xavier Nady according to the Tribune. Updated – 5:06pm CST – The Sun-Times confirmed the Cubs interest, and contact […]

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The Latest Buzz on the Cubs

Pitchers and catchers report to Fitch Park in 28 days and Jim Hendry still has work to do. The Cubs would like to add a right-handed fourth outfielder and a right-handed relief pitcher before camp. The Cubs have been connected to several players in recent days by the mainstream media to fill those holes. On […]

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Is Luke Gregerson on the Cubs Radar?

Jim Hendry is not done with his roster, he said as much during the Cubs Convention … and the hot stove warmed up a little on Monday with just under a month to go before pitchers and catchers report to Fitch Park. According to a report from Bruce Levine, Luke Gregerson of the Padres interests […]

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Is Angel Guzman on the Block?

Depending on the source, the Cubs are looking to add a right-handed relief pitcher, a fourth outfielder or a starting pitcher … or maybe all three. Jim Hendry would like to make changes to his roster before Spring Training, that much is known. The CCO’s three-part series on the projections for the 2010 season will […]

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Checking on the Mill While Waiting for the Call

Update – Andre Dawson is a Hall of Famer Will Andre Dawson receive the call? The 2010 Class of Baseball’s Hall of Fame will be announced on Wednesday at 1:00pm CST. Andre Dawson is expected to take his rightful place in Cooperstown after receiving 67 percent of the vote a year ago. The Hawk was […]

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Weekend Update … New Rumors to Fill the Same Holes in the Cubs Roster

Jim Hendry still has work to do this winter … and will turn his attention to smaller additions to round out his roster for Twenty-Ten. The Cubs have several holes, a weak bench and a projected everyday lineup that should produce, as long as several key players have ‘bounce back‘ years. As predicted, the Cubs […]

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An Early Cubs Roster … and Even Earlier Lineup for Twenty-Ten

On the first Saturday of Twenty-Ten, the Cubs’ roster is extremely close to what it will be when pitchers and catchers report to Fitch Park on February 15. Jim Hendry is reportedly looking to make a couple of additions. With Marlon Byrd under contract for the next three seasons, the Cubs 40-man roster will stand […]

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