Cubs Expected to be Active but Limited During Winter Meetings

Jim Hendry and company are at the Happiest Place on Earth … but will the Cubs make any moves over the next week in Lake Buena Vista? Reportedly the Cubs are looking to fill three needs during Baseball’s Winter Meetings, which officially begin Monday: a left-handed first baseman, a starting pitcher and a right-handed setup […]

Weekend Update … Thinking of the Future while Celebrating a Cubs Legend

As the entire Cubs organization and the Faithful spent Saturday celebrating and reflecting on the life of Ron Santo, the future of the Chicago Cubs was the other topic of discussion as the team prepares for the Winter Meetings. Crane Kenney spent a little time on ESPN 1000 Saturday morning and revealed that Jim Hendry […]

Cubs Pursuing Adrian Gonzalez

According to multiple reports from Ken Rosenthal, the Cubs are among “the teams pursing a trade” for Adrian Gonzalez. According to Rosenthal’s sources, Boston is one of the other teams in talks with the Padres. Rosenthal reported the Angels, Rangers, Blue Jays, Orioles, Nationals and Rays are the other clubs with possible interest. According to […]

Minor Moves and Rumors … Just Another Day in the Cubs Off-Season

The Cubs have been extremely quiet so far this off-season, with a few small exceptions, but Bruce Levine and Bruce Miles feel that will change in the next couple of weeks. The Cubs announced another minor league signing on Thursday. According to Bruce Miles, Jim Hendry inked Brad Snyder to a Minor League deal that […]

Time for the Cubs to Show a Little Tender-ness

Thursday is the deadline for Major League teams to tender contracts for the 2011 season to arbitration eligible players. The Chicago Cubs have six players eligible for arbitration next year: Carlos Marmol, Geovany Soto, Tom Gorzelanny, Sean Marshall, Koyie Hill and Jeff Baker. It has been a given that the Cubs would tender contracts to […]

Cubs Quiet … but the Rumors are a Riot

The Chicago Cubs are not making any headlines right now but the rumors continued to surface on Tuesday. Bruce Levine thinks the Cubs will be active during the meetings and the next 10 days should at least be interesting. A decision on Koyie Hill and Jeff Baker’s future with the team will be made in […]

From the Files of Cubs Rumors

The countdown to Lake Buena Vista has begun … and the rumors and activity throughout baseball picked up after the long holiday weekend. The Cubs continue to be linked to the same players, with a few exceptions. Jesse Crain joined the list of relievers the Cubs are looking at this winter. Brandon Webb, Jeff Francis, […]

Jim Hendry’s Shopping List?

It is Black Friday … will the Cubs brave the crowds and try to find a free agent bargain? According to Bruce Miles, it appears the Cubs are going to wait a while to make any additions or subtractions. Miles has been keeping his eye on Carlos Pena to fill the Cubs void at first […]

The Cubs Call Berkman … and Other Rumors

Less than 36 hours prior to Turkey Day (insert Cubs jokes here), the rumors surrounding the Chicago Cubs picked up when Lance Berkman told Ken Rosenthal that the Cubs have called his agent. Berkman said the A’s have been the most aggressive but the “Cubs have checked in, informing him of their opening at first […]

No One’s on First for the Chicago Cubs

According to a report from, if the season started today Tyler Colvin would most likely be the Cubs starting first baseman. With Micah Hoffpauir headed for Japan, the Cubs no longer have a first baseman on their roster … or one in the system close to big league ready. Jim Hendry is looking and […]