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 […]

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, […]

Is it Time for the Cubs to Pay the Piper?

The three winters leading up to this off-season saw the Cubs spend money on free agents like never before. They signed players to a lot of big contracts, back-loaded them all and hoped they would win the illusive title before it all caught up to them. As the saying is defined, “You can put off […]

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 […]

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 […]

Day Two of the Winter Meetings: The Clock is Ticking on Movin’ Milton

Tuesday night came and went with Milton Bradley still on the Cubs’ roster. The rumors that suggested Bradley would be traded to an unnamed team on the second day of the annual gathering changed their tune. Most still feel Jim Hendry will trade Milton Bradley before the end of the meetings, which conclude on Thursday […]

Cubs Week In Review

It is the calm before the proverbial storm throughout baseball. The Winter Meetings begin in one week (December 7 – December 10) in Indianapolis and there are several other important dates on the horizon. Tuesday (December 1) is the deadline for Major League clubs to offer arbitration to their existing free agents … once those […]

Outfield Bat on the Cubs Shopping List

It has not been a secret that the Cubs would like to add an outfielder this winter. First line of business is when, where and how much it will cost the Cubs to trade Milton Bradley. The Cubs would like to move Kosuke Fukudome back to right field, where he is an above average defender […]