1. Cedeno, Olson trade to the Mariners...And I love it!!

    Ronny Cedeno(Cubbie Nation/File) Filed:January 28th, 2009 The Cubs took another step in reshaping their 2009 roster this afternoon, trading Ronny Cedeno and recently acquired Garrett Olson for Mariners swingman Aaron Heilman...

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about almost 6 years ago 577 reads 5 comments

  2. Jason Marquis Traded, Jim Hendry's Roster Reshaping Nearing Completion

    Filed: Jan. 6, 2009 The Rockies. The Giants. The Mets. I always thought it had to be one of the three. Rockies "win...

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  3. Cubbie Nation Power Rankings

    Filed:January 2nd, 2009 Al Yellon/Bleed Cubbie Blue I still prefer the Fall Classic. Not even a couple of seasons as an Andy Frain usher in the old Chicago Stadium was enough to turn me into a fan...

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  4. Mark DeRosa Traded: The New Year Isn't So Happy...

    Take back everything good that I've said about Jim Hendry. In moves that make me wonder if Dusty Baker has returned from the managerial graveyard to haunt the front office, Mark DeRosa has ...

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  5. Outfielders, Outfielders, Outfielders!!!

    Felix Pie (Cubbie Nation/File) Filed: Dec. 21, 2008 Bradley. Abreu. Dunn. Ibanez. Etcetera. Etcetera. I love these guys. I really do. As a fan of plain old baseball entertainment, I've enjoyed these guys for years...

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  6. An Amazing Day With the Cubs

    Filed:December 9th, 2008 The Tribune filing bankruptcy. Greg Maddux retiring. Jake Peavy potentially being acquired as soon as today. Ron Santo's Hall of Fame snub...

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  7. Ten Things I Think I Think: Thanks Atlanta

    Filed:December 5th, 2008 Atlanta Braves (Cubbie Nation/File) Frank Wren just went to the top of my favorite GMs list...

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  8. Bye, Kerry: Part II

    Kerry Wood(Cubbie Nation/File) Filed: December 2, 2008 I guess now we can move on. Arbitration passed last night at 11:00 PM, and with it, any hope of Kerry Wood remaining a Cub in 2009...

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  9. The Case For Jim Edmonds

    Filed:December 1st, 2008 Jim Edmonds (Cubbie Nation/File) I received a very interesting e-mail from a reader last night, asking for support from Cubbie Nation in campaigning for the return of Jim Edmonds...

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  10. Ten Things I Think I Think: Let the Frenzy Begin

    (Jeff Roberson/AP) Filed: Nov. 19, 2008 Finally. I take a few days to take care of business, and all sorts of hell break loose...

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  11. Bye Kerry...

    Filed:November 14th, 2008 Kerry Wood (Cubbie Nation/File) Apparently it's going to be more painful than I thought...

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  12. Five Moves the Chicago Cubs Should Make...But Probably Won't: Conclusion

    Filed:Nov. 13th, 2008 Jason Marquis (Cubbie Nation - File) Retain Jason Marquis Yeah, I said it. I've combed the rumors mills, headlines, scouting reports, and fan blogs to a length ...

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about 6 years ago 220 reads 0 comments

  13. Geovany Soto, Mark Cuban, and the Cubs

    Fortunately, all surprises aren't this bad. In the least surprising move of the 2008 season, Cubs catcher Geovany Soto has been named the 2008 NL Rookie of the Year...

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  14. Five Moves the Chicago Cubs Should Make...But Probably Won't: Part IV

    Atlanta Brave Kelly Johnson (Cubbie Nation/File) Filed: Nov. 9, 2008 Ryan Theriot, Sean Marshall, and Jose Ceda to Atlanta for Kelly Johnson(Subsequently shipped with Jordan Schafer to San Diego for Jake Peavy) Pitching is not always king...

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  15. Five moves the Cubs should make...but probably won't:Part III

    Ronny Cedeno - File (Cubbie Nation/File) Filed:November 7th, 2008 Ronny Cedeno and Neal Cotts to Baltimore for George Sherrill I can't stand a lunkhead...

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  16. Five moves the Cubs should make...but probably won't:Part II

    Filed:November 5th, 2008 Felix Pie and Nick Swisher (Cubbie Nation/File and AP) Felix Pie and Michael Weurtz to the White Sox for Nick Swisher It shouldn't have come to this really...

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about 6 years ago 142 reads 0 comments

  17. Five moves the Cubs should make...but probably won't

    2008 Chicago Cubs (Cubbie Nation/File) Filed:November 5th, 2008 Welcome to the Hot Stove Season. It officially kicks off this week, with the General Managers' meeting, and continues with the official opening of free agency November 13th..

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about 6 years ago 109 reads 0 comments

  18. Chicago Cubs' 2008 in Pictures

    Filed:October 30th, 2008 Kosuke Fukudome and Reed Johnson celebrate a Cubs win (Cubbie Nation/File) Click here for the 2008 in Pictures gallery It's over...

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  19. Ten Things I Think I Think; Lunatic Fringe Edition

    Filed:October 27th, 2008 Adrian Gonzalez (Cubbie Nation/File) It may be a touch premature, but I'm preparing a big thank you for my Philly friends the next time I'm in town...

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  20. Jim Hendry extension; Four more years! Four more years!

    Filed: October 20th, 2008 In what is the worst surprise of the month, given last week's news of the Cubs refusal to allow the Mariners to interview him, numerous media outlets ...

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  21. Ten Things I Think I Think: Let's move on....

    Filed: October 10th, 2008 Sigh. I'm over it. And yes, I pretty much needed the entire week away to detox myself of the debacle that was the 2008 NLDS. It doesn't help though being in Philly for the week, where the fans are positively giddy...

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about 6 years ago 270 reads 0 comments

  22. Dodgers 3, Cubs 1; Dream another dream...

    Filed: October 5th, 2008 This dream is over. It died when Russell Martin and company burned the Cubs yet again, this time in a series-ending 3-1 loss that will have many questioning whether it's time to blow this team up...

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  23. Updated:Dodgers 10, Cubs 3; A national embarrassment

    Filed: September 2nd, 2008 Click here for photos of 2008 NLDS:Game 2 Disgusting. That's the only word that I find appropriate right now to describe the Cubs in Game 2 of the 2008 NLDS...

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  24. Dodgers 7, Cubs 2; So much for the afterglow

    Filed: September 1st, 2008 Ah, there's where he got off to. Ryan Dempster absolutely imploded Wednesday night, walking seven -- including the bases loaded in the 5th -- and serving up a grand glam to James Loney in that same inning...

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  25. Welcome to the Fall

    Filed: October 1st, 2008 I should have known. My breakfast was interrupted yesterday by a rather loud man behind me on his cell phone, proclaiming that the White Sox would beat the Twins senseless in the tiebreaker game Tuesday night...

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about 6 years ago 114 reads 0 comments