From the Wire … Hendry Out as Cubs GM

According to multiple reports, the Cubs have fired GM Jim Hendry. Jim Hendry has officially been removed as the General Manager of the Chicago Cubs. All reports have been confirmed. The move is effective immediately and Hendry met with the team this morning to make the announcement. From Tom Ricketts: It is time for a […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Astros – 08/15/11

Game One Hundred Twenty-Two: Cubs (53-68) vs. Astros (38-83) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Minute Maid Park, Houston Rodrigo Lopez (3-3, 4.78/1.42) vs. Henry Sosa (0-1, 6.00/1.50) Updated 4:45pm CDT – Cubs Recalled Scott Maine from Triple-A Iowa on Monday […]

Zambrano Placed on Disqualified List

According to multiple reports, the Cubs have placed Carlos Zambrano on the disqualified list without pay for 30 days. Zambrano cannot have any contact with the team and the Cubs will use the next 30 days to discuss what comes next with the pitcher. According to a report from Ken Rosenthal, the Players’ Union will […]

Cubs Quiet and Stand Pat at Trading Deadline

The MLB non-waiver trade deadline came and went on Sunday afternoon with the Cubs not making any deals. The Cubs made only one change (Kosuke Fukudome) to a team that is on track for a 100-loss season. Sunday was an extremely quiet day on the Cubs front … with little to no news or rumors. […]

Talkin’ Cubs and MLB Trade Deadline

Will the Cubs be quiet today as many feel they will … or will Jim Hendry make a few deals to shed salary and players that do not figure into the Cubs plans beyond this season? Who will stay? Who will go? The MLB non-waiver trade deadline is 3:00pm CDT on Sunday afternoon. According to […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 07/27/11

Game One Hundred Four: Cubs (42-61) vs. Brewers (55-49) Game Time – 7:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Miller Park, Milwaukee Carlos Zambrano (7-5, 4.70/1.42) vs. Zack Greinke (7-4, 4.84/1.20) The Cubs will try to get back in the win column tonight behind Carlos […]

Checking In on the Cubs Rumor Mill

The countdown has begun to the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, will the Cubs’ GM be ‘Trader Jim‘ or ‘Stand-Pat Hendry‘? According to a report from Comcast SportsNet, Jim Hendry sees a turnaround for the Cubs by 2012. Hendry “believes in the strength of the organization, that the scouting and player development departments are building […]

Rambling After the Cubs Didn’t Lose

Hey, everybody, the Cubs didn’t lose yesterday! That is right. They didn’t lose yesterday. Man, what a great feeling. Yep, that is what this season has become. I am happy because they couldn’t lose. That is awful. But we move forward because that is what Cubs fans do. And what is the treat we get […]

Is Pat Gillick on the Cubs Radar?

Ken Rosenthal mentioned the Ricketts family possible interest in Pat Gillick early Tuesday … and the Score’s David Schuster confirmed Tom Ricketts has spoken to Pat Gillick as recently as last week on Tuesday afternoon. So could changes to the Cubs front office be on the horizon with Pat Gillick being in the mix to […]

Ramirez, Soriano and Other Cubs Rumors

The July 31 non-waiver trade deadline is 12 days away and several players on the Cubs roster have found their way into the rumor mill … most notably Aramis Ramirez and Alfonso Soriano. Aramis Ramirez reiterated on Monday that he “would invoke his 10-and-5 rights and void any deal presented to him.” Ramirez wants to […]