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 […]

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Cubs News and Notes from the Final Day Off of Twenty-Ten

Monday was the Cubs final off day of the 2010 season. Q’s crew has 13 games remaining before what figures to be an interesting off-season. Here are updates on Tyler Colvin and Geovany Soto, a look at possible candidates for the 2011 rotation, another mention of the “curse”, an official addition to “The Search” and […]

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Only Seven Months Away

April is seven months and one day away. That is approximately 210 short days until the 2011 baseball season starts. See, a bad baseball season can put a fan in a rut just like a bad job in the office, a bad relationship, a tough friendship, etc. Being in a rut has many causes, and […]

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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 […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 08/03/10

Game One Hundred Seven: Cubs (46-60) vs. Brewers (49-58) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 186 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Thomas Diamond (0-0, -.–/-.–) vs. Chris Narveson (8-7, 5.90/1.50) Updated – 4:02pm CDT – Mitch Atkins recalled from Triple-A Iowa – Brian Schlitter […]

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Rambling while it is time to move on …

Well, shut the competitive door on the Cubs 2010 season. It is over. An oversized female is shouting words somewhere. It … is … over. Of course, this is not breaking news to anyone. Those paying attention knew this was most likely going to happen back in late May. It is a poor way to […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 08/02/10

Game One Hundred Six: Cubs (46-59) vs. Brewers (48-58) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WCIU – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 185 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Randy Wells (5-8, 4.10/1.39) vs. Yovani Gallardo (9-5, 2.77/1.31) Updated – 4:07pm CDT – Cubs purchased the contract of right-handed pitcher Casey Coleman from […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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