Weekend Update … Big Decisions for the Cubs in Big D

Baseball’s Winter Meetings officially begin on Monday but many are already in Dallas getting an early jump on the week ahead … and that includes the Chicago Cubs’ new front office. According to Tom Ricketts, a big contingent of the Cubs’ regime, including Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer, are in Dallas preparing for what figures […]

All Rumors Lead to Dallas and the Winter Meetings

The final countdown to Baseball’s Winter Meetings has begun and most of the experts think there is going to be a lot of activity in Dallas … with the Cubs right in the middle of the action. Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have many holes to fill in order to field a team for next […]

The First of Many Roster Moves for the Cubs?

The Cubs’ new front office made their first free-agent signing on Wednesday when they inked outfielder David DeJesus to a two-year, $10 million deal. DeJesus will earn $4.25 million in 2012 and 2013 … the deal includes a club option for 2014 worth $6.5 million that includes a $1.5 million buyout ($10 million guaranteed, could […]

From the Wire … Cubs Sign Outfielder David DeJesus

According to a tweet from Ken Rosenthal, the Cubs have reached agreement on a contract with David DeJesus to be their everyday right fielder. The Cubs signed David DeJesus to a two-year contract worth $10 million that includes a club option for 2014. David DeJesus will earn $4.25 million each of the next two years, […]

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 […]

A Little Patience, Alotta Power and Matt Garza – Cubs 6 Padres 2

Game One Hundred Sixty-One – Cubs 6 Padres 2 WP – Matt Garza (10-10) LP – Chad Qualls (6-8, BS 5) Save – None Mike Quade’s veteran lineup powered Matt Garza to his tenth victory in his final start of the season. Four of the Cubs six runs scored on a pair of homers … […]

Cubs Kids Shutout in San Diego – Cubs 0 Padres 2

Game One Hundred Sixty – Cubs 0 Padres 2 WP – Mat Latos (9-14) LP – Casey Coleman (3-9) Save – Heath Bell (43) Mike Quade ran out a lineup full of the youngest players on his roster, along with Carlos Pena, and the Cubs were shutout on just two hits on Monday night. Mat […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Padres – 09/26/11

Game One Hundred Sixty: Cubs (70-89) vs. Padres (69-90) Game Time – 9:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – PETCO Park, San Diego Casey Coleman (3-8, 6.64/1.79) vs. Mat Latos (8-14, 3.60/1.21) Three games remain on the Cubs 2011 schedule … It is “Kid’s Day” […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 09/23/11

Game One Hundred Fifty-Seven: Cubs (69-87) vs. Cardinals (86-70) Game Time – 7:15pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 186 Location – Busch Stadium, St. Louis Ryan Dempster (10-13, 4.63/1.42) vs. Chris Carpenter (10-9, 3.66/1.30) Six games remain on the Cubs 2011 Schedule … Q’s Cubs begin the […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Astros – 09/18/11

Game One Hundred Fifty-Three: Cubs (67-85) vs. Astros (51-100) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Ryan Dempster (10-12, 4.66/1.43) vs. Brett Myers (5-13, 4.52/1.31) The Cubs will shoot for the three-game sweep of the Astros on the next […]