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 […]

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 […]

Day Two of the Winter Meetings: The Mysterious Case of Movin’ Milton

Day two of the Winter Meetings featured one blockbuster trade … that is all but official. The Tigers traded Curtis Granderson and Edwin Jackson, not to the Cubs, but to the Yankees and Diamondbacks. In a seven-player trade Granderson was dealt to the Yankees and the Tigers received Max Scherzer, Daniel Schlereth, Phil Coke and […]

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 […]

Day One of the Winter Meetings: More Rumors than Action for the Cubs

Milton Bradley, Gil Meche, Brandon Lyon, Heath Bell and Curtis Granderson were among the hot topics on the first day of the Winter Meetings in Indianapolis. Here are a few updates from a day filled with countless rumors … as well as a very revealing interview with Lou Piniella on XM Radio.

From the Brickyard to the Ballyard … It’s Time for Baseball’s Winter Meetings

The next four days figure to be very busy for Jim Hendry and his staff. The Winter Meetings officially begin Monday morning and conclude on Thursday with the Rule 5 Draft. Hendry stated on Saturday that he feels they have done their due diligence in preparation for the meetings and will be very aggressive this […]

Hendry Travels Down I-65 to Unload Milton Bradley

The Winter Meetings officially begin on Monday … but the GMs and all of the decision makers throughout the league are in Indianapolis. The next four to five days figure to be full of rumors … and hopefully moves for the Chicago Cubs. Reportedly the Cubs remain focused on moving Milton Bradley during the meetings […]

Weekend Update … All Signs and Cubs Rumors Point Toward Indy

The baseball world is making its way toward Indianapolis … including the Cubs’ GM. Jim Hendry spoke with Bruce Levine and Jonathan Hood en route to the Winter Meetings during Talkin’ Baseball on Saturday morning. Here’s an update from the mill and notes from Jim Hendry’s discussion on ESPN 1000 …

Off the Field News … On the Field Cubs Rumors

As the baseball world descends on Indianapolis ahead of the Winter Meetings that begin on Monday, the Chicago Cubs made a few off the field headlines on Friday. From Spring Training to ticket prices to a facelift for the old scoreboard, there were several tidbits to come out of the offices at Clark and Addison […]

Three Down … One to Go for Jim Hendry?

Slowly but surely Jim Hendry is removing the mistakes he made last winter when he decided to make unnecessary changes to a 97-win team. First, Hendry traded Aaron Heilman to the Diamondbacks for Ryne White and Scott Maine on November 19. His next move, letting Kevin Gregg quietly leave Chicago … then on Thursday, Hendry […]