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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Who’s Next for the Cubs?

Jim Hendry accomplished his goal of moving Milton Bradley on Friday. Hendry sent Bradley to Seattle in favor of Carlos Silva and received a little payroll relief. The Cubs will now turn their attention to adding a centerfielder and a veteran arm to the bullpen. According to a report from Bruce Levine, Marlon Byrd and […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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