1. Chicago Cubs: Conflicting Stories from the Hot Stove

    The Milton Bradley signing is expected to become official on Thursday after he passes a physical. When Bradley is officially announced he could end up sporting a very familiar number...

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  2. Wanted: A Cost-Effective Innings Eater for the Chicago Cubs

    Jim Hendry recently stated, "We're just trying to make the club better, which I think we are." Whether or not the team that posted 97 wins a year ago is better in the first week of January on paper is up for debate...

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  3. Chicago Cubs: Jason Marquis Traded to the Colorado Rockies

    A week after reaching an agreement with the Rockies, the Cubs completed the trade and officially sent Jason Marquis, along with cash to Colorado for Luis Vizcaino. According to a report on Cubs...

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  4. A New Era For the Chicago Cubs...and More on the Way?

    Jim Hendry took a step forward on Monday by reportedly agreeing to a three-year deal with Milton Bradley worth around $30 million. Bruce Levine from ESPN 1000 in Chicago joined Joe Castellano Monday night on XM Radio to discuss the deal...

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  5. From the Wire....Milton Bradley Agrees to Terms with the Chicago Cubs

    According to reports on XM Radio and from Bruce Levine on ESPN 1000, the Cubs have agreed to a 3-year deal with Milton Bradley worth $30 million dollars. Updated - 3:36 PM CST - XM Radio is reporting the deal could be worth as much as $36 million...

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  6. Stay Classy, Mark DeRosa

    Fan favorite and all-around good guy Mark DeRosa joined Dave Kaplan on Sports Central Friday night and discussed his recent trade to the Cleveland Indians...

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  7. What is the Next Move for the Chicago Cubs?

    Four days after the Cubs traded Mark DeRosa the Faithful is wondering what, or who, Jim Hendry may have up his sleeve. The Cubs off-season, to this point, has many shaking their heads, including Buster Olney...

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  8. Brian Roberts to the South Side?

    Brian Roberts might be playing ball in Chicago next season but for the White Sox and not the Cubs...

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  9. End of Week Dis-N-Dat....Cubs Rumors and News

    44 Days Until Pitchers and Catchers report to Fitch Park in Mesa.... The first Friday of the New Year and most of the Faithful are still discussing the Cubs trading Mark DeRosa and signing Aaron Miles on Wednesday...

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  10. Happy 2009!

    Happy New Year from the CCO!! In case you have not heard there is a game today at Wrigley Field, some kind of contest played on ice with pucks...

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  11. Jim Hendry Talks Chicago Cubs on XM Radio and Other Rumors

    After not allowing the year to end quietly, Jim Hendry joined Casey Stern and Rob Dibble on the Show Wednesday afternoon...

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  12. From The Wire...Cubs Trade DeRosa and Sign Miles

    From the Wire....DeRosa traded, Miles signed. A day after appearing to agree on a deal that would send Jason Marquis to the Colorado Rockies, Jim Hendry ended the year in surprising fashion...

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  13. Chicago Cubs: A Look Back at 2008

    The Cubs took advantage of a favorable home schedule in August and paced the second-place Brewers. The offense struggled in September before waking up and putting away the division against the Cardinals on a beautiful Saturday afternoon at Wrigley...

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  14. Chicago Cubs: Jason Marquis Deal Close....Milton Bradley Next?

    According to a report from Ken Rosenthal, the Cubs are close to a deal that would send Jason Marquis, along with cash, to the Colorado Rockies for reliever Luis Vizcaino. The trade is not expected to be announced until next week...

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  15. Chicago Cubs: A Look Back at 2008, Maintaining a Lead

    Interleague play, a broken hand, DL trips for Carlos Zambrano and Reed Johnson, new arms added to the mix, a big turnaround against the Fish, and a four-game sweep were just a few of the storylines and highlights for the Cubs in June and July...

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  16. A Look Back at Chicago Cubs 2008: Getting Off to a Strong Start

    From Kosuke Fukudome's dramatic home run on Opening Day to Reed Johnson's catch to Jim Edmonds to sweeping the four game series against the Brewers at the end of July to Carlos Zambrano's ...

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  17. Chicago Cubs: Is Jim Hendry's Card Maxed Out?

    According to a report from Buster Olney that is focused on where Manny Ramirez may end up, "The Cubs have maxed out their spending for the winter and in any event couldn't consider an outfield of Ramirez and Alfonso Soriano...

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  18. Chicago Cubs: Rumblings and Grumblings on the Final Weekend of 2008

    The last weekend update of the year and the baseball world is still debating the Yankees agreeing to terms with Mark Teixeira before Christmas...

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  19. From the Wire....The Big Unit Agrees to Terms with the San Francisco Giants

    According to a report from ESPN.com, Randy Johnson agreed to a 1-year deal with the San Francisco Giants on Friday. The Cubs were rumored to be interested in the Big Unit once they traded Jason Marquis and if they did not acquire Jake Peavy...

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  20. Sosa Ready, Willing and Able?

    According to a report from ESPN.com, Sammy Sosa "is still waiting for an offer to play in the major leagues.".... ESPN's source is a report published by a Dominican newspaper, Listin Diario...

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  21. 12 Days of a Chicago Cubs Christmas Revisited

    The New Year is only a week away, the Cubs Convention is just around the corner and before long pitchers and catchers will be reporting to Fitch Park in Mesa...

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  22. A Quarter's Worth of Chicago Cubs Rumors

    Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from everyone at the CCO... While the Cubs reportedly were not interested in Mark Teixeira, the surprising signing by the New York Yankees on Tuesday could have an impact on the Cubs off-season...

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  23. More Cubs Expected to Participate in World Baseball Classic

    Back in November, news began surfacing on which Cubs were expected to participate in the second World Baseball Classic, scheduled for March 5 through March 23...

    Neil Finnell Written by Neil Finnell about almost 6 years ago 110 reads 0 comments