Rambling While Wondering Who Is Next

It is Friday, so it is time for me to get a little nutty, hopefully funny, and somewhat lovey … dovey. Unfortunately, there is really nothing to talk about as it relates to the Cubs. It has been a very quiet offseason thus far with basically nothing happening. So, I am really at a loss […]

Sandberg Not a Candidate for the Cubs’ Managerial Position

According to a report from the Chicago Tribune, Ryne Sandberg is not a candidate to replace Mike Quade as the manager of the Chicago Cubs. According to the Tribune, Theo Epstein met with Sandberg and informed him that he wasn’t in the Cubs plans. “The conversation was said to be cordial, professional and appreciated by […]

From the Wire … Mike Quade Out as Manager of the Chicago Cubs

According to multiple reports, Mike Quade will not return as manager of the Chicago Cubs for the final year of his two-year contract. Theo Epstein flew to Florida on Wednesday to inform Mike Quade of the decision. The search for the Cubs new manager will begin immediately and it sounds like Ryne Sandberg will not […]

Sustained Success and a Cubs Way

The Chicago National League Ball Club, Inc. moved into a new era and in the right direction Tuesday as Theo Epstein was officially named President of Baseball Operations. Tom Ricketts introduced Theo Epstein to the Chicago (and Boston) Media and the Faithful by stating the organization is taking a major step toward creating a culture […]

The Start of the Epstein Era

Theo Epstein will be formally introduced as the President of Baseball Operations for the Chicago Cubs at an 11:00am CDT press conference … in what is anticipated as being the largest press conference ever held at Wrigley Field. Epstein officially resigned his post as the GM of the Boston Red Sox last Friday and showed […]

The Theo Watch Continues …

The Theo Epstein compensation talks continued Monday. After multiple outlets reported the deal would be officially announced prior to the start of the World Series (Wednesday) that no longer appears to be the case. The Cubs and Red Sox have not made much progress and according to the Tribune, Boston has no sense of urgency […]

With Theo Close, Could Sandberg Be Next?

With Tom Ricketts closing in on hiring Theo Epstein to run his baseball team, could Ryne Sandberg soon return to the organization? According to a report from the Sun-Times, the Cubs want to renew ties with Ryne Sandberg. According to the Sun-Times, “sources close to the Cubs, along with those close to Sandberg, have said […]

Rambling on the Last Day of the Cubs Season

As I walked to Wrigley Field in my one-of-a-kind CCO Cubs T-Shirt on April 1st of this year, I knew what to expect. I figured it would be a tough year, but I had no idea how rough it would be. From losing 40 percent of the pitching staff in the first week to having […]

Rambling While Saying Sayonara

Hello, good day, hope you are all doing fantastic. It is Friday, and as well all know, that means it is time for some ramblings. It is time to just throw some thoughts out there, see what sticks, then ask some hopefully intriguing questions and create some debate. That is what we do here at […]

The Sandberg Factor

The opening of Spring Training ends a very emotional off-season for Cubs fans. We lost a legend, and a hero returned. There was a controversial trade, and free agent signings kept us buzzing. And, as always, there is the promise of youth. However, one decision stands out as a possible sentinel moment concerning the team’s […]