1. Soriano Must Produce Or He Will Sit, Chicago Cubs Sources Tell Rozner.

    Soriano has to start hitting and fielding better or he will start sitting on the bench more. A Cubs source told Barry Rozner of the Daily Herald that Soriano has been put on notice, produce or sit...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about over 4 years ago 200 reads 4 comments

  2. Soriano, Bullpen, and Overall Offense Saddening To This Point.

    Alfonso Soriano is detrimental to this team, he committed an error against the Reds, and he has misjudged a couple other fly-balls on plays that should have been made. Soriano's defense has cost the Cubs a couple of runs so far...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about over 4 years ago 124 reads 0 comments

  3. Tyler Colvin Is a Lock For The Chicago Cubs Opening Day Roster.

    After putting on another hitting display this spring, going 4 for 5 against the San Diego Padres in Cactus League play, Tyler Colvin seems to have locked up a roster spot. He is hitting an amazing ...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about over 4 years ago 134 reads 7 comments

  4. Andres Blanco Traded To The Texas Rangers.

    Andres Blanco was traded to the Texas Rangers, for a player to be named later or cash. Andres, is a career back up, he excells with the glove, but not so much in the hitting department...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about over 4 years ago 142 reads 0 comments

  5. Chicago Cubs Prospect Profile: Brett Jackson The Future Lead Off Man.

    Brett Jackson is the Cubs 1st round 31st overall pick of the 2009 draft. Jackson is a 6 foot 2 and 210 pound left handed hitting and right handed throwing center fielder, just 21 years of age...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about over 4 years ago 1,872 reads 3 comments

  6. Chad Tracy Or Kevin Millar: The Veteran Battle For The Cubs Bench Job.

    Kevin Millar and Chad Tracy are both trying to win a spot on the Chicago Cubs opening day roster. The question for who is the better fit for the team shouldn’t come down to ...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about over 4 years ago 291 reads 4 comments

  7. Starlin Castro Was Sent Down To The Cubs Minor League Camp.

    Starlin Castro and Brad Snyder were sent down to the Cubs minor league camp. The spring training roster is now down to 40 players...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about over 4 years ago 297 reads 7 comments

  8. One Spot Left on the Chicago Cubs Pitching Staff, 11 of 12 Spots Filled

    12 of the 25 spots on the Chicago Cubs roster will be filled with pitchers. Locks for those pitching spots are 1. Carlos Zambrano 2. Ryan Dempster 3. Randy Wells 4...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about over 4 years ago 292 reads 0 comments

  9. Tyler Colvin Is Tearing It Up and Is Likely To Break Camp With The Cubs.

    The Cubs 2006 first round draft pick, Tyler Colvin worked out with the Cubs strength and conditioning coach Tim Buss all winter adding 25 pounds of muscle, and so far it is paying huge dividends...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about over 4 years ago 174 reads 0 comments

  10. Chicago Cubs' Andrew Cashner Is a Strong Possibility With Angel Guzman Out.

        Angel Guzman will definitely miss the start of the season, and may need surgery on his shoulder. Guzman will be out indefinitely with a torn ligament in his shoulder...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about over 4 years ago 364 reads 2 comments

  11. Chicago Cubs Spring Training Update, Injury Report, and Bullpen Search.

    Angel Guzman is going to sit out practice for a little while, due to a sore shoulder, he has yet to throw off the mound. He had knee surgery earlier this winter, and the Cubs are hoping he will be ready by opening day...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about over 4 years ago 270 reads 0 comments

  12. Chicago Bulls Should Target Free Agents Joe Johnson and Rudy Gay.

         The Bulls will go into this summer with between 18-21 million dollars in cap space. They will undoubtedly go after one of the top-tier free agents in Dwayne Wade, Chris Bosh, and Lebron James...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about over 4 years ago 1,386 reads 18 comments

  13. Mike Fontenot Will Be The Odd Man Out, Due To Lack Of Versatility.

        We have heard all winter that Mike Fontenot will be platooning with Jeff Baker at second base this year. Fontenot was very successful as a part-time player in 2008 with a line of .305/...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about over 4 years ago 189 reads 5 comments

  14. Over 40 Chicago Cubs Are Already at Spring Training.

    Carlos Zambrano has been in Mesa for nearly a month, and Kevin Millar was the second to show up, and get early work in. There are currently over 40 players there right now, according to the cubs assistant general manager Randy Bush...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about over 4 years ago 460 reads 2 comments

  15. Is Torry Holt an Answer For The Chicago Bears?

    Torry Holt recently made it known publicly that he wants to be a chicago bear in this upcoming year. Holt had his most success being selected for the pro bowl seven times under Mike Martz for the Rams...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about over 4 years ago 495 reads 6 comments

  16. Chicago Cubs' Tyler Colvin Added Lots Of Muscle, Will He Make an Impact?

    Tyler Colvin the cubs 2006 first round draft pick, has been hitting the weights this winter, working out with the Cubs strength and conditioning coach Tim Buss. He added 25 pounds this winter according to Tim Sheridan the Cubs P...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about over 4 years ago 685 reads 2 comments

  17. The Chicago Bulls' Tyrus Thomas Is Going Nowhere Fast.

    We have heard about all the talent and potential, that Tyrus Thomas has for the past three and a half years. He has shown flashes of brilliance in that span, he has also had many dismal performances...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about over 4 years ago 459 reads 0 comments

  18. Joakim Noah Out Until After All-Star Break.

    Joakim Noah has been playing injured, battling on the court against opposing teams, and against painful plantar fasciitis. He will sit out, and rest up until after the all-star break...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about over 4 years ago 118 reads 4 comments

  19. Luke Gregerson From San Diego For Cub Angel Guzman Trade Brewing.

    The cubs still want to add a right-handed setup man to the bullpen. The cubs are about tapped out in the money department, so they will most likely have to acquire a reliever by trade...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about over 4 years ago 393 reads 6 comments

  20. Carlos Marmol and The Cubs Agree On Deal, Theriot Set For Arbitration.

    The Chicago cubs and Carlos Marmol settled on an agreement in the mid-point between the club's original offer of 1.75 million and Marmol's asking price of 2.5 million. Carlos will make 2...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about over 4 years ago 82 reads 0 comments

  21. Jim Hendry's Report Card, 2010, 2011, Ryne Sandberg and The Cubs Future.

    Jim Hendry is learning from the past, and making better decisions this year. Chad Tracy has struggled with injuries but on a cheap minor league contract, it's a low risk move, and if he ...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about over 4 years ago 398 reads 0 comments

  22. Mike Martz : Is He The Answer To Bears Offensive Woes?

    Mike Martz has all the credentials you would look for in an offensive coordinator, experience, has had success (a 56-36 record as a head coach) he has super bowl ring, and is innovative...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about over 4 years ago 467 reads 4 comments

  23. 10 Reasons To Get Excited About Your 2010 Chicago Cubs!

    It's that time of year again, pitchers and catchers report in less than a month on Wednesday February , 17th and position players following shortly after on february , 22nd, the cubs haven't ...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about over 4 years ago 548 reads 2 comments

  24. Xavier Nady Reachs Agreement With Chicago Cubs, Pending a Physical.

    Xavier Nady and the Chicago Cubs reached agreement on a one year deal worth 3.3 million, with a possible 2 million extra in incentives for games played according to SI.com's Jon Heyman...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about over 4 years ago 68 reads 0 comments

  25. Jonny Gomes In Negotiations With Cubs, Dye Pricing Himself Out.

    According to Dave Kaplan the Cubs are in negotiations with Jonny Gomes, "their first choice" to be the team's fourth outfielder. Dye is pricing himself out of a job, just too expensive for the cubs limited budget...

    Patrick Schaefer Written by Patrick Schaefer about over 4 years ago 589 reads 10 comments