On the Air: Jim Hendry

After meeting with the media on Tuesday, Jim Hendry spent time at the end of the week on the radio. Thursday it was Waddle and Silvy (ESPN 1000), Friday morning Mully and Hanley (The Score) and Friday night, Hendry finished up with Sports Central (WGN Radio). The three interviews on Hendry’s radio tour were very […]

Park and Nady to the Top of the Cubs List?

The conflicting rumors and reports that surfaced on Monday are what make baseball’s off-season interesting and frustrating all at the same time. For the last week, it appeared that Ben Sheets was out of the Cubs’ picture. The Cubs publicly stated during the convention they are not pursuing a free agent starter … and several […]

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 […]

Weekend Update … Cubs Searching for the Right Options

If a report from Jon Heyman is correct, Johnny Damon could be having an effect on the Cubs off-season. Rumors persisted, before the Cubs inked Marlon Byrd to a three-year deal, that the Cubs were interested in the former self-proclaimed idiot. Those rumors proved to be false, but three of the players the Cubs are […]

Is Jonny Gomes the Cubs First Choice?

Two of the Cubs rumored options have come off the “big board” in the last 48 hours. Rick Ankiel agreed to terms with the Royals and Jose Contreras will pitch for Charlie Manuel in Philly this season. Jim Hendry has two spots he would like to fill before Spring Training … a right-handed outfielder and […]

Rambling with a Month to go before Spring Training …

The 25th annual Cubs Convention was a huge success and Lou says this team can be 10-wins better than last year. I have thoughts and feelings. Some make sense, some don’t, but if you watch MTV’s smash hit “Jersey Shore,” more will make sense. Without further ado …

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cubs in Talks with Jermaine Dye?

According to a report from Bruce Levine, the Cubs are interested in Jermaine Dye … and the interest is mutual. Dye has been connected to the Cubs by the mainstream media twice in the last week. Jermaine Dye would serve as the platoon partner for Kosuke Fukudome, fill in from time to time in left […]