What’s Next for the Cubs?

The week between Christmas and New Year’s Day was quite busy in recent years under the previous regime. Due to the fact that Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have been playing catch-up since they took over, the final five days of 2011 could be busy for the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs announced a pair of […]

‘Tis the Season for the Cubs to Rebuild

For those that had any doubt what the Cubs’ plan is for the immediate future, Theo Epstein reiterated it Friday. “We value the season right in front of your face as important, but we’ve been pretty open about the fact if there’s a move that can’t serve our interests both now ad in the future, […]

Is Jim Hendry Still in the Market for a Starting Pitcher?

It is back to work after a long holiday weekend and baseball’s off-season figures to kick back into gear after being relatively quiet over the past four days. One of the Cubs’ rumored off-season targets took his name out of consideration on Sunday. Brandon Webb agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the Texas […]

Cubs Expected to be Active but Limited During Winter Meetings

Jim Hendry and company are at the Happiest Place on Earth … but will the Cubs make any moves over the next week in Lake Buena Vista? Reportedly the Cubs are looking to fill three needs during Baseball’s Winter Meetings, which officially begin Monday: a left-handed first baseman, a starting pitcher and a right-handed setup […]

Minor Moves and Rumors … Just Another Day in the Cubs Off-Season

The Cubs have been extremely quiet so far this off-season, with a few small exceptions, but Bruce Levine and Bruce Miles feel that will change in the next couple of weeks. The Cubs announced another minor league signing on Thursday. According to Bruce Miles, Jim Hendry inked Brad Snyder to a Minor League deal that […]

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, […]