Jim Hendry’s Number One Priority … and Other Cubs Rumors

Paging Mr. Fogerty … Mr. John Fogerty, the Cubs are looking for a centerfielder once again. Rumors suggested the Cubs were close to signing Marlon Byrd after trading Milton Bradley to the Mariners ten days ago. Byrd is still on the market and Jim Hendry’s top priority is signing a centerfielder according to Bruce Levine. […]

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Weekend Update … Cubs Gearing Up for Quick Moves?

The days leading up to Christmas could be filled with at least two more additions to the Cubs roster for 2010. With the Cubs top priority of the off-season out of their way, the Cubs appear close to signing a centerfielder and a veteran arm for the bullpen … Marlon Byrd and Matt Capps. Here […]

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Cubs Close to Signing Marlon Byrd?

According to a report from Evan Grant in the Dallas Morning News, the Cubs are close to signing Marlon Byrd. Mike Cameron was high on the Cubs’ list according to multiple reports with Byrd not far behind.

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Is it Time for the Cubs to Pay the Piper?

The three winters leading up to this off-season saw the Cubs spend money on free agents like never before. They signed players to a lot of big contracts, back-loaded them all and hoped they would win the illusive title before it all caught up to them. As the saying is defined, “You can put off […]

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Is Jim Hendry Looking at Capps and Calero for the Cubs Pen?

While the Milton Bradley saga continues to dominate the headlines as the Cubs attempt to move him, Jim Hendry reportedly is looking to make other improvements … namely adding a centerfielder and a veteran right-hander for the back end of the bullpen. The Cubs appear to be in a holding pattern on adding any large […]

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Someday the Cubs Will Trade Bradley Away

Day four of Baseball’s Winter Meetings concluded shortly after the Rule 5 Draft on Thursday with Milton Bradley still on the Cubs’ roster. If the Cubs’ top priority when they left Saturday for Indianapolis was to deal Bradley during the meetings, it could be said they wasted their trip. After the GMs and decisions makers […]

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Day Three of the Winter Meetings: Twenty-One Million Reasons Bradley is Still a Cub

Baseball’s Winter Meetings conclude on Thursday with the Rule 5 draft. The Cubs have “identified some players they are interested in” according to a report from Cubs.com. The Cubs left Steve Clevenger, Chris Robinson, Matt Camp and Thomas Diamond exposed in the draft and are expected to lose Robinson Chirinos to another organization. According to […]

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Day Three of the Winter Meetings: The Hub for No Activity for the Cubs

Could Milton Bradley be a Cub in 2010? According to a report from Cubs.com, “the Cubs might be running out of options regarding Milton Bradley.” The Rays appear to be the most likely destination for Bradley … with the Cubs eating a lot of money in the process. Multiple sources shot down the rumor on […]

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Day Two of the Winter Meetings: The Clock is Ticking on Movin’ Milton

Tuesday night came and went with Milton Bradley still on the Cubs’ roster. The rumors that suggested Bradley would be traded to an unnamed team on the second day of the annual gathering changed their tune. Most still feel Jim Hendry will trade Milton Bradley before the end of the meetings, which conclude on Thursday […]

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Day One of the Winter Meetings: Tampa or Bust for Bradley?

The first day of the Winter Meetings was filled with more rumors than activity throughout the game … and the Cubs were not exempt from the constant twittering and updates from the Marriott lobby in Indianapolis. Most of the noise around the Cubs centered on Milton Bradley but there were a few new names added […]

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