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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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