Cubs Weekend Headlines: More Homers, Rumors and Injury Updates than Wins

It was a rather busy weekend for the Chicago Cubs. From the action on the field to the rumors about which player the front office could select in the first round of the draft and which players the Cubs may be interested in to improve the big league roster, there wasn’t much down time over […]


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What It Could Cost the Cubs to Sign Rafael Soriano

Thanks to injuries and ineffectiveness, the bullpen has moved from a strength for the Chicago Cubs to a weakness. This weakness has caused manager Joe Maddon to spend a lot of time tinkering and placed a lot of his players in roles that they are not suited for. With the offense improved, getting on base […]


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Cubs Reportedly Looking at RHP Rafael Soriano

Jon Heyman said the Cubs could consider RHP Rafael Soriano as a way to upgrade the bullpen. According to Patrick Mooney, the Cubs have done more than just consider Soriano. Patrick Mooney reported the Cubs “are looking at Rafael Soriano as another way to upgrade their bullpen.” Scott Boras attended Thursday’s game at PETCO Park […]


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Report: Cubs May Consider RHP Rafael Soriano

The front office added bullpen depth to the organization Tuesday when the Cubs acquired Yoervis Medina from the Mariners for Welington Castillo. The bullpen is one of the areas the Cubs are expected to address before the deadline and are believed to be interested in RHP Jonathan Papelbon. According to Jon Heyman, another veteran reliever […]


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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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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 […]


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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 […]


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