Garza Still Very Much In Play for the Cubs?

If the past three Decembers are any indication, the next two weeks could be very interesting for the Chicago Cubs. As Bruce Miles pointed out, Jim Hendry has made several moves in late December over the last three years. The Cubs signed Kosuke Fukudome (2007), traded Milton Bradley and acquired Carlos Silva (2009), signed Joey […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rockies – 08/08/09

Game One Hundred-Eight: Cubs (57-50) vs. Rockies (60-49) Game Time – 7:10pm C.T. Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet/MLB Network – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Coors Field, Denver Ryan Dempster (5-5, 4.09/1.38) vs. Jason Marquis (12-7, 3.49/1.25) Updated – 3:00pm – Carlos Zambrano placed on 15-day DL – Jeff Stevens Recalled […]

From the Wire….Lowe Agrees to Terms with the Braves

According to reports from and XM Radio, the Atlanta Braves agreed to terms with Derek Lowe on a four-year, $60 million contract on Tuesday. Lowe was 14-11 last season for the Dodgers with a 3.24 ERA and was 6-1 down the stretch with a 1.27 ERA. The Cubs were connected to Derek Lowe through […]

Wanted…Cost Effective Innings Eater

Jim Hendry recently stated, “We’re just trying to make the club better, which I think we are.” Whether or not the team that posted 97 wins a year ago is better in the first week of January on paper is up for debate. Reportedly Jim Hendry will look for another arm to add to the […]

From the Wire…Marquis Traded to Colorado

A week after reaching an agreement with the Rockies, the Cubs completed the trade and officially sent Jason Marquis, along with cash to Colorado for Luis Vizcaino. According to a report on, the Cubs are expected to pay $875,000 of Marquis’ $9.875 million contract for 2009. Luis Vizcaino will make $4 million in 2009 […]

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 […]

From the Wire….Bradley Agrees to Terms with the Cubs

According to reports on XM Radio and from Bruce Levine on ESPN 1000, the Cubs have agreed to a 3-year deal with Milton Bradley worth $30 million dollars. Updated – 3:36pm C.T. – XM Radio is reporting the deal could be worth as much as $36 million….check back for updates. Updated – 5:09pm C.T. – […]

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 […]