No Sleep for Q … Roster Decisions Loom for the Cubs

Seven games and six days left in the desert for the Chicago Cubs. The final Cactus League game of 2011 is Tuesday, March 29 … The Cubs equipment truck leaves for Chicago Sunday. Mike Quade, Randy Bush, Pat Listach, Mark Riggins and Greg Maddux met in with Jim Hendry in the GM’s office Tuesday morning […]

Are Barney and Johnson the Leaders for Cubs Bench Jobs?

The Cactus League schedule is winding down. There are only 12 practice games remaining … the Cubs 2011 season begins in two weeks. The Opening Day roster is starting to take shape. The Cubs have 40 players in big league camp (39 without Angel Guzman) after two roster cuts. According to a report from Bruce […]

A Spring Break for the Chicago Cubs

The Cubs only scheduled off day of the spring is Wednesday … and it could not come at a better time. The Cubs have played 21 of the 34 games on the Cactus League schedule and have made two rounds of roster cuts. Camp ‘Q’ started with 60 players in big league camp, two roster […]

Catching Up on Cubs Spring Training News and Notes

The Cubs 2011 exhibition season has hit the home stretch. Opening Day at Wrigley is two weeks from Friday and Q’s crew still has work to do … and decisions to make. Jim Hendry and company are expected to announce the second round of roster cuts following Tuesday’s split squad games against the Rockies and […]

Cubs Looking at Michael Young?

According to a report from the Boston Globe, “if the Cubs could get some salary relief from the Rangers, a Young deal could be made.” Michael Young would shift to second base, according to the Globe. Updated 3:39 CDT – From Jon Heyman: Michael Young perfect for Cubs: 2b, 3-hole hitter, leader. But Cubs person […]