A Little News … and A Few Cubs’ Rumors

The Cubs’ organizational meetings are in full swing in Mesa. Tom Ricketts reportedly addressed his baseball staff for the first time and will meet with Mesa officials on Wednesday to discuss possible sites for the Cubs new facilities. A majority of the news (and rumors) around the Cubs is focused on Milton Bradley. The Cubs […]

Back to Work for the Cubs

While the Phillies and Yankees continue to battle it out to see which team wears the ring (Yankees up three games to one), the Chicago Cubs will get to work on the 2010 campaign this week. The Cubs’ brass will hold their annual organization meetings in Mesa, the first with Tom Ricketts in attendance. With […]

Weekend Update … Bradley to Toronto Denied

With the Ricketts Family finally taking control of the Chicago Cubs last week, “Movin’ Milton” gained a lot of momentum on Saturday. As first reported by Bruce Levine last Tuesday, the Cubs and Toronto have had discussions about possible trades … and according to Levine two of the names that have been discussed are Milton […]

Day One of the Ricketts Regime

It took two years, six months and twenty-five days but the Chicago Cubs finally have an owner and today is the Ricketts Family first full day at the helm. Tuesday officially ended Tribune Co.’s 28-year run as the owner of the Chicago National League Ball Club … on June 16, 1981 Tribune Co. purchased the […]