Cubs Convention Day Two: The Owners, the Management and Remembering Ronnie

Day two of the 26th Annual Cubs Convention was filled with information and fond memories of Ron Santo. The Ricketts Family Forum led off the day and Jim Hendry, Mike Quade and Randy Bush answered question after question on the current team as well as the plans for the future. Tom Ricketts announced the team […]

Winter Meetings Day Two: Cubs Close on Carlos Pena?

Updated – 12/8/10 – 1:00am CT – The Cubs are close on a one-year, $10 million deal with Carlos Pena. Multiple reports early Wednesday morning indicated the Cubs had agreed to terms on a one-year deal with Carlos Pena. According to the Sun-Times, the deal is close but not done and could be made official […]

Cubs Quiet … but the Rumors are a Riot

The Chicago Cubs are not making any headlines right now but the rumors continued to surface on Tuesday. Bruce Levine thinks the Cubs will be active during the meetings and the next 10 days should at least be interesting. A decision on Koyie Hill and Jeff Baker’s future with the team will be made in […]

From the Files of Cubs Rumors

The countdown to Lake Buena Vista has begun … and the rumors and activity throughout baseball picked up after the long holiday weekend. The Cubs continue to be linked to the same players, with a few exceptions. Jesse Crain joined the list of relievers the Cubs are looking at this winter. Brandon Webb, Jeff Francis, […]

Two Less Options for the Cubs in 2011

Scratch Eric Wedge and Ted Lilly off the list of possibilities for the Cubs this winter … and beyond. Eric Wedge officially became the new manager of the Seattle Mariners on Monday, reuniting him, for now, with Milton Bradley … and Ted Lilly agreed to terms with the Dodgers on a new three-year deal over […]

More Rookies on the Way for the Cubs?

After trading Ted Lilly and Ryan Theriot to the Dodgers last Saturday, Jim Hendry mentioned the Cubs roster would get younger in the coming weeks. Hendry said the team would be calling up players in two waves from the minors. Casey Coleman and Thomas Diamond were called up Monday and more appear to be on […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rockies – 07/31/10

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rockies – 07/31/10 – (2010cubslive104) Game One Hundred Four: Cubs (46-57) vs. Rockies (53-50) Game Time – 7:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183 Location – Coors Field, Denver Tom Gorzelanny (6-5, 3.22/1.43) vs. Jason Hammel (7-6, 4.34/1.35) Updated – 5:47pm […]

From the Wire … Lilly and Theriot Traded to Dodgers for Blake DeWitt

According to multiple reports, Ted Lilly and Ryan Theriot have been traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Blake DeWitt and two minor league pitchers … Brett Wallach and Kyle Smit. The Cubs sent $2.5 million along with Lilly and Theriot. Blake DeWitt will be added to the Cubs 40-man roster. With the subtractions of […]

Talkin’ Cubs and MLB Trade Deadline

Updated – 12:57pm CDT – According to Jim Bowden (XM Radio), Ted Lilly and Ryan Theriot have been traded to the Dodgers. No word on the return. Who will stay? Who will go? The MLB non-waiver trade deadline is 3:00pm CDT this afternoon. Will Jim Hendry be a player? Or just stand-pat and finish the […]

The Cubs Get Historically Rocked – Cubs 2 Rockies 17

Game One Hundred Three – Cubs 2 Rockies 17 WP – Jeff Francis (4-3) LP – Ryan Dempster (8-8) Save – None The 2010 version of the Chicago Cubs keep finding embarrassing ways to lose a ballgame. Just when you thought you’ve seen it all, Lou Piniella’s pathetic excuse for a baseball team takes the […]