From the Wire … Milton Bradley Traded to the Mariners for Carlos Silva

According to reports out of Seattle and from ESPN Chicago, Milton Bradley was traded to the Seattle Mariners on Friday for Carlos Silva. Updated – 12:34pm C.S.T. – According to a report from Bruce Levine, the Bradley for Silva deal is done … and is waiting on approval from MLB. Carlos Silva is owed $25 […]

Three Teams Interested in Milton Bradley?

On the same day Ron Santo said Milton Bradley would definitely not be back with the Cubs in 2010, the Mariners and Rangers re-entered the rumor mill as possible destinations for Milton Bradley. According to a report from Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi, “at least three teams remain interested in Cubs’ outfielder Milton Bradley.” […]

More Like Hibernation Season than the Hot Stove Season for the Cubs

Be very, very quiet … Jim Hendry and the Cubs are sleeping. While most of baseball is attempting to make their clubs better for 2010, the Cubs, so far, have not addressed their biggest needs or their number one priority this winter … dealing Milton Bradley. It is only December 17 but at some point, […]

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 […]

CCO Radio…Talkin’ Cubs Baseball for the Last Time in ’09

The CCO Radio returns for the final time in 2009 with an extended 90-minute show. Are you ready to talk Cubs rumors and the Hot Stove? Call the CCO Radio Tuesday night at 7:00pm C.S.T. Brian, Shaun and Neil have a variety of subjects to cover from Milton Bradley to the Cubs’ bench to Joel […]

Scratch Another One Off the Cubs Shopping List

First and foremost, it is only December 15. Pitchers and catchers do not report to Fitch Park for another two months. With that said the Cubs still have a lot of work to do and some are questioning where the money will come from to add a centerfielder and a bullpen arm. According to a […]

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 […]

Weekend Update … An Interesting Ten Days Ahead for the Cubs?

With the Winter Meetings in the rearview mirror, Jim Hendry and company are back on trying to trade Milton Bradley. The Cubs went to Indianapolis with the thought they would be able to trade Bradley during the meetings. The Cubs are stuck in a quagmire on the Bradley front and Bruce Levine thinks Bradley will […]

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 […]

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 […]