Bradley to Blue Jays … Cubs End up with Castillo?

According to a report by Ken Rosenthal, the Cubs have discussed framework for a deal with the Blue Jays and Mets involving Milton Bradley. In a scenario described as a “longshot” by Rosenthal, the Mets would receive Lyle Overbay from the Blue Jays, Bradley would end up in Toronto and Luis Castillo would be in […]

A Little News … and A Few Cubs’ Rumors

The Cubs’ organizational meetings are in full swing in Mesa. Tom Ricketts reportedly addressed his baseball staff for the first time and will meet with Mesa officials on Wednesday to discuss possible sites for the Cubs new facilities. A majority of the news (and rumors) around the Cubs is focused on Milton Bradley. The Cubs […]

Let the Cubs Organizational Meetings Begin

The Cubs’ organizational meetings begin Tuesday in Mesa, Arizona and run through Friday with more than ninety members of the Cubs’ organization converging on Fitch Park … from scouts to minor league coaches and coordinators to Oneri Fleita to Jim Hendry to Lou Piniella and his coaching staff. Tom Ricketts and Crane Kenney will also […]

Weekend Update … Bradley to Toronto Denied

With the Ricketts Family finally taking control of the Chicago Cubs last week, “Movin’ Milton” gained a lot of momentum on Saturday. As first reported by Bruce Levine last Tuesday, the Cubs and Toronto have had discussions about possible trades … and according to Levine two of the names that have been discussed are Milton […]

Cubs Rumors on the Table

While the Phillies and Yankees battled in game one of the Fall Classic, the rumor mill continued to pickup speed for the Chicago Cubs. Jim Hendry and his staff will receive direction from Tom Ricketts next week in Mesa during the organizational meetings … Mr. Ricketts is expected to reveal some of “his long-term and […]

A Little Game of Catch(up)

The sale of the Chicago Cubs to the Ricketts Family has taken two steps forward in a short time and could be finalized before the end of the month … that by far is the most important bits of information to come out of the offices at Clark and Addison over the past week. And […]

Preparing for the Cubs Off-Season with Rumors

While the Cubs spend their final off day in Chicago preparing for the final seven games of the regular season, the rumor mill is already churning. Many feel the Cubs will make more trades this off-season than free agent signings. With close to $116 million committed to ten players for 2010, it makes sense that […]