The Latest Buzz on the Cubs

Pitchers and catchers report to Fitch Park in 28 days and Jim Hendry still has work to do. The Cubs would like to add a right-handed fourth outfielder and a right-handed relief pitcher before camp. The Cubs have been connected to several players in recent days by the mainstream media to fill those holes. On […]

Is Angel Guzman on the Block?

Depending on the source, the Cubs are looking to add a right-handed relief pitcher, a fourth outfielder or a starting pitcher … or maybe all three. Jim Hendry would like to make changes to his roster before Spring Training, that much is known. The CCO’s three-part series on the projections for the 2010 season will […]

Checking on the Mill While Waiting for the Call

Update – Andre Dawson is a Hall of Famer Will Andre Dawson receive the call? The 2010 Class of Baseball’s Hall of Fame will be announced on Wednesday at 1:00pm CST. Andre Dawson is expected to take his rightful place in Cooperstown after receiving 67 percent of the vote a year ago. The Hawk was […]

Weekend Update … New Rumors to Fill the Same Holes in the Cubs Roster

Jim Hendry still has work to do this winter … and will turn his attention to smaller additions to round out his roster for Twenty-Ten. The Cubs have several holes, a weak bench and a projected everyday lineup that should produce, as long as several key players have ‘bounce back‘ years. As predicted, the Cubs […]

From the Wire … Marlon Byrd Agrees to Terms with the Cubs

According to reports from Bruce Levine at ESPN Chicago.com and Ken Rosenthal, the Cubs agreed to terms with free agent centerfielder Marlon Byrd on a three-year, $15 million contract. The Cubs are expected to make an official announcement on Thursday afternoon. Updated 12:20pm C.S.T. with Details on the signing of Marlon Byrd and other rumors […]

One Cubs Rumor After the Other

Seth Everett recently put baseball’s off-season into perspective. During his show on XM Radio with Jim Bowden, the vocal Mr. Everett said, “Pennants are not won in December but there is pressure to win in December.” The Cubs still have holes to fill this winter. From the bullpen to a centerfielder to possibly a fourth […]

Jim Hendry’s Number One Priority … and Other Cubs Rumors

Paging Mr. Fogerty … Mr. John Fogerty, the Cubs are looking for a centerfielder once again. Rumors suggested the Cubs were close to signing Marlon Byrd after trading Milton Bradley to the Mariners ten days ago. Byrd is still on the market and Jim Hendry’s top priority is signing a centerfielder according to Bruce Levine. […]