Seven Days

The Hot Stove season is all but complete. Teams have handed out their non-roster invitations and are ready to start Spring Training as players will soon start making their way to Florida and Arizona, respectively. Cubs’ pitchers and catchers report to Fitch Park next Wednesday. For the first time in recent memory, the Cubs will […]

The Next Move?

With the Cubs Convention approaching, will Jim Hendry make any deals before the annual gathering next week? The mainstream media began mentioning the name Brian Roberts again on Monday, as most of the baseball world concentrated on the latest from Roger Clemens. Internet rumors heated up on Sunday night about an impending deal with Baltimore. […]

The Sunday Rumors

Jim Hendry made another minor move on Saturday when he traded Angel Pagan to the New York Mets for two minor league prospects, pitcher Ryan Meyers and outfielder Corey Coles. The trade opened up another roster spot as the Cubs 40-man roster currently stands at 38. Was the Pagan trade a prelude to a bigger […]

Are the Cubs Interested in Joe Blanton?

While Jim Hendry and Lou Piniella appear to be satisfied starting Spring Training with the pitchers they already have on the 40-man roster, the rumor mill is saying otherwise. Erik Bedard has been a target of Jim Hendry in the past but a new name has popped up that could be just as effective. If […]

Two Number Ones?

Kosuke Fukudome was introduced on Wednesday afternoon and finalized his 4-year, $48 million dollar deal. Fukudome was added to the Cubs 40-man roster and contrary to published reports, “Fukudome” donned the back of his Cubs jersey….along with the number “1”. Fukudome has been on the Cubs radar for the last 3 years and made him […]