Lofton Rumor Resurfaces

Could the Cubs still be interested in Kenny Lofton? A month ago two separate writers, Buster Olney and Jon Heyman, mentioned Lofton would make sense for the Cubs. Lou Piniella wanted a left-handed hitting centerfielder and Felix Pie was not progressing the way the Cubs wanted him to. Those rumors were quieted when the Cubs […]

Revisiting Kenny Lofton?

Over the weekend, Buster Olney mentioned the Cubs and Kenny Lofton in the same sentence in his blog. Olney said Lofton would make sense for the Cubs with the recent injury to Alfonso Soriano. The blurb from one of the most respected baseball writers around was buried half way down in his Saturday report….and with […]

Weekend Update – 02/16/08

Day Two at Fitch Park saw the arrival of their big off-season signing. Kosuke Fukudome reported to camp early on Friday, greeted the media and spent time in the cages. Lou Piniella was one of 40 people that gathered to watch Fukudome take batting practice for the first time as a Cub. Piniella remarked after […]

If You Were the Cubs GM….Version 20.08

O.K. it’s that time again here at the CCO. Grab your GM hat, make sure it still fits and get ready to make a few moves that will improve the Cubs chances at making it to the promise land this season. You know the drill by now, or do you? The CCO asked the very […]