From the Wire … Cubs Tab Joe Bohringer as Pro Scouting Director

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With Theo Close, Could Sandberg Be Next?

With Tom Ricketts closing in on hiring Theo Epstein to run his baseball team, could Ryne Sandberg soon return to the organization? According to a report from the Sun-Times, the Cubs want to renew ties with Ryne Sandberg. According to the Sun-Times, “sources close to the Cubs, along with those close to Sandberg, have said […]

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Catching Up from the Cubs Last Off Day of the Season

In case you haven’t noticed, and judging by the traffic on the site you haven’t, the Cubs have managed to win a few here and there, and are tied with the Pirates for fourth place in the NL Central … With all due respect to Harry Doyle, the Cubs season is dwindling down. There are […]

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Ramirez Looking for Multi-Year Deal

According to a report from Bruce Levine, Aramis Ramirez is “looking for more than the one-year, $16 million option that remains on his contract” for next season. Ramirez feels that if he hits free agency he would end up with a two or three-year contract because there will not be many third basemen on the […]

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From the Wire … Ricketts Extended Contract of Oneri Fleita

According to a report from Bruce Levine, Tom Ricketts extended the contract of Oneri Fleita earlier in the week. Ricketts gave the Cubs’ Vice President of Player Personnel a new four-year contract to keep him in the organization. During the press conference following the dismissal of Jim Hendry, Ricketts said he would recommend to the […]

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Rambling While Wondering All Things GM

Good day everyone. Please note that I will try to stay facing forward during all important parts of this article. However, you must note, I really enjoy sunflower seeds, so my goal is easier said than done. It is Friday, the Cubs are below .500 and Carlos Pena is still a Cub. With all of […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Braves – 08/23/11

Game One Hundred Twenty-Nine: Cubs (56-72) vs. Braves (77-52) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet, MLB Network – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Casey Coleman (2-5, 7.43/2.04) vs. Mike Minor (3-2, 4.26/1.52) Weather permitting … One year ago tonight Mike Quade made his big […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Braves – 08/22/11

Game One Hundred Twenty-Eight: Cubs (56-71) vs. Braves (76-52) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Ryan Dempster (10-8, 3.80/1.37) vs. Jair Jurrjens (12-5, 2.84/1.17) After winning two of three over the weekend from the Cardinals, the Cubs open […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 08/21/11

Game One Hundred Twenty-Seven: Cubs (56-70) vs. Cardinals (66-60) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: ESPN Sunday Night Baseball – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 89 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Rodrigo Lopez (4-3, 4.66/1.41) vs. Jake Westbrook (9-7, 4.81/1.48) The Cubs have a chance to put an even bigger dent in […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 08/20/11

Game One Hundred Twenty-Six: Cubs (55-70) vs. Cardinals (66-59) Game Time – 3:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: FOX Saturday Baseball – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Matt Garza (5-9, 3.80/1.30) vs. Edwin Jackson (9-8, 4.04/1.47 – 2-1, 4.62/1.70) Weather permitting … What is next for the Chicago Cubs? […]

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