1. Casey Coleman: A Cubs Prospect With Greg Maddux Type Control.

    The Cubs 2009 minor league pitcher of the year Casey Coleman, was recently compared to Greg Maddux, by Ryne Sandberg...

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  2. Jonny Gomes Talking With The Chicago Cubs!

    According to the Chicago Tribune, confirmed by the Chicago Sun-Times, team officials and Jonny Gomes himself, are talking about Gomes as a platoon partner for Kosuke Fukodome...

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  3. Can Jeff Baker Be The Next Mark Derosa? The Rudy Jaramillo Factor!

    Mark Derosa has attributed much of his success to Rudy Jaramillo! In 2003 and 2004 Mark Derosa's career looked to be going down hill, after two dismal seasons at the plate putting up back to back years of sub ...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about almost 5 years ago 265 reads 2 comments

  4. Andrew Cashner Enters The Mix For The Cubs 5th Guy In The Rotation!

    The Chicago Cubs 1st round 19th overall pick of the 2008 draft Andrew Cashner is in the mix for a job in the starting rotation for the cubs. At the Cubs convention Lou Piniella was asked about Ben Sheets...

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  5. Eric Byrnes To Chicago Cubs, Carlos Silva To The Arizona Diamondbacks?

    Eric Byrnes was recently designated for assignment by the Arizona Diamondbacks they have ten days to trade or release him. The D'Backs still owe Byrnes 11 million for this year. Byrnes has been less than impressive in the batters box the past 2 years

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about almost 5 years ago 585 reads 9 comments

  6. A Profile Of All The Cubs Non-Roster Infielders Invited For Spring!

    The Chicago Cubs invited 19 non-roster players to spring training this year! Starlin Castro is easily the biggest prospect out of all of them. I'm going to give you a breakdown of all the infielders in this article...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about almost 5 years ago 188 reads 0 comments

  7. Chicago Cubs Invite 19 Non-Roster Players To Spring Training!

             According to Carrie Muskat the following 19 players will be non-roster invites to spring training! Pitchers: Andrew Cashner, J.R...

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  8. Chicago Cubs Sign First Baseman Bryan LaHair To a Minor League Deal!

    Bryan LaHair is a 27 year old left-handed first baseman and corner outfielder from the Seattle Mariners organization...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about almost 5 years ago 337 reads 4 comments

  9. Brad Snyder Is Expected To Join The Cubs For Springtraining!

    Brad Snyder "made a big impression" on the Chicago Cubs, and they feel his major league career is "not far away" according to Bruce Levine of espn chicago...

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  10. Chicago Cubs Pin 2010 Hopes On Rudy Jaramillo! Savior Or Just Hype?

    Last year the Chicago Cubs finished the season with a horrendous team batting average of just .255. In October the Cubs attempted to improve this deficiency by signing former Texas Rangers hitting coach Rudy Jaramillo...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about almost 5 years ago 547 reads 6 comments

  11. Chicago Cubs Still Have Holes To Fill Is Miguel Tejada an Answer?

    The Cubs adressed their centerfield need by signing Marlon Byrd. They still have a few glaring holes that need to be addressed and have between 3-4 million left in the budget...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about almost 5 years ago 406 reads 11 comments

  12. New York Mets Trade Luis Castillo To The Chicago Cubs? Rick Ankiel Next?

    The Cubs have continued their dialogue with the Mets about Luis Castillo according to Bruce Levine of ESPN, who would make perfect sense as their leadoff hitter sporting a career line of ...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about almost 5 years ago 1,094 reads 1 comments

  13. Melky Cabrera From New York Yankees To Altanta Braves To Chicago Cubs?

    Recent rumors indicate Melky Cabrera may go back on the trade block. Would the Cubs still be interested? You have to believe so since they still haven't filled the centerfield job...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about almost 5 years ago 841 reads 1 comments

  14. Cubs Inquire About David Dejesus Who Is On The Trading Block!

    The Cubs have made inqueries about David Dejesus, according to Bruce Levine of ESPN chicago. The Kansas city Royals have put him out on the trading block. DeJesus is a 30 year old lefty, with a career batting line of ...

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  15. Jose Valverde , Jermaine Dye, Ben Sheets and Others to Enter Cubs Interest.

    Last year on February 10th Bobby Abreu signed a one year 5 million dollar deal with the Angels, During the offseason last year he was hoping for a 3 year deal in the 50 milion dollar range...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about almost 5 years ago 310 reads 4 comments

  16. Cubs Waiting Out The Market For Best Bargain In Centerfied?

    After all the large long-term, No trade clause contracts that Cubs Gm Jim Hendry has dished out in the past couple of years the Cubs don't have a whole lot of payroll flexibilty...

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  17. Blockbuster Trade Lowell and Ellsbury To The Cubs?

    I read an article recently by correspondent Damen Jackson "Proposal for Cubbie Nation: Go Get Jacoby Ellsbury" , I rather enjoyed it although I thought it highly unlikely. However it got me thinking how the cubs could make it more of a possibility...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about almost 5 years ago 1,656 reads 3 comments

  18. Low Cost High Upside Options Jim Hendry Should Be Looking At!

    Brad Snyder a power-hitting leftie didn't get much of a look last spring training cause of injury, He still went on to put up pretty solid numbers for the Iowa Cubs last year hitting a home run every 16...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about almost 5 years ago 86 reads 4 comments