From the Wire….Cubs Sign Reed Johnson

Updated – 2:14pm C.T. with Additional Information and Roster Cuts According to a report in the Chicago Sun-Times and from Paul Sullivan in Mesa, the Cubs have agreed to a 1-year deal with Reed Johnson worth $1.3 million dollars. Johnson will serve as the Cubs long awaited right-handed outfielder that can play all three spots. […]

Making Statements

Spring Training Game Twenty-Seven – Cubs 7 Rangers 6 WP – Les Walrond (2-1) LP – Robinson Tejada (0-1) Save – None The Cubs’ offense continued putting runs on the board on Monday afternoon at HoHoKam Park and were able to out slug the Texas Rangers. Two of the players that have received a fair […]

(Not Too Much) Fun in the Sun

Spring Training Game Two – Cubs 6 Giants (ss) 8 WP – Vinnie Chulk (1-0) LP – Les Walrond (0-1, BS 1) Save – Sergio Romo (1) A day after an impressive offensive output in Scottsdale, the Cubs dropped their Cactus League home opener against a Giants split squad. As with all Spring Training games […]

Spring Training NRI’s….The Pitchers

There will be plenty of storylines to keep an eye on this spring and each of those will be discussed in detail over the next week. Position players report one week from today with the first full squad workout scheduled for February 19th. With pitchers and catchers reporting to Fitch Park in two days, the […]