From the Files of Cubs Rumors

The countdown to Lake Buena Vista has begun … and the rumors and activity throughout baseball picked up after the long holiday weekend. The Cubs continue to be linked to the same players, with a few exceptions. Jesse Crain joined the list of relievers the Cubs are looking at this winter. Brandon Webb, Jeff Francis, […]

Weekend Update … Notes from Day 11 of Camp Lou

It is the last day of February and the first pitch of the Cubs’ Cactus League schedule is in just four days … Apparently Day 11 of Camp Lou IV was anything but boring … with Carlos Marmol throwing live batting practice. Lou Piniella said Marmol is “far ahead” of where he was last spring […]

Not Quite a Field…but a Hotel of Dreams

Have you ever had a drink with Bob Dernier? Have you ever had your picture taken with Andre Dawson? Have you ever seen Rick Sutcliffe apologize to Andre Dawson for throwing at his head before they were teammates? Have you ever asked Jason Marquis what number he was going to wear when everyone knew it […]