1. MLB Trade Rumors: Chicago Cubs Trade Carlos Marmol for Dan Haren

    **Follow-up** The deal is dead. Haren is a free agent, Marmol is back on the team. Cubs fans, put our heads back in the sand, nothing to see here...

    Garrett Sisto Written by Garrett Sisto about 2 years ago 1,526 reads 7 comments

  2. Bryan LaHair's Time as a Starter Has Come to a Close

    While it tends to be quite difficult to root against the long shot, the underdog and the Cinderella story, sometimes the plug gets pulled on the dream and there's nothing left to be said...

    Garrett Sisto Written by Garrett Sisto about over 2 years ago 2,347 reads 9 comments

  3. Ian Stewart Goes to DL, Is His Time as a Starter Over?

    Boy, things could not have gone worse for Ian Stewart as a Chicago Cub . Not only was he arguably the worst everyday third baseman in the league, but he has dealt with nagging injuries all season long...

    Garrett Sisto Written by Garrett Sisto about over 2 years ago 1,493 reads 3 comments

  4. Cubs Let Go of Hitting Coach Rudy Jaramillo

    In a move that was predicted by many, the Chicago Cubs have let go of their hitting coach Rudy Jaramillo. While they remain arguably the worst offense and worst team in baseball, moves like these will tend to happen...

    Garrett Sisto Written by Garrett Sisto about over 2 years ago 537 reads 1 comments

  5. Chicago Cubs: Do They Have Their Worst Offense in a Decade?

    Money talks and, well, that other thing tends to walk. Right now, the Cubs are in year one of a rebuilding process that could be alleviated as early as 2013 and as extended as the kind-of-distant future...

    Garrett Sisto Written by Garrett Sisto about over 2 years ago 1,654 reads 7 comments

  6. Official Chicago Cubs 2012 Lineup Released

    After the official rotation was released and discussed, today is the day that Dale Sveum has announced what the official Opening Day lineup should be, barring injury, according to the Chicago Tribune ...

    Garrett Sisto Written by Garrett Sisto about over 2 years ago 2,035 reads 8 comments

  7. Chicago Cubs: What to Expect from the 2012 Rotation

    Sometimes I think many Cubs fans like myself forget that the 2011 season ever really happened. Never fear, I don't believe this to be an outbreak of city-wide mass amnesia (although ...

    Garrett Sisto Written by Garrett Sisto about over 2 years ago 2,753 reads 4 comments

  8. Chicago Cubs: Crucial Storylines for the 2012 Season

    This is about the time of the year when baseball fans are budding with anticipation for the upcoming season...

    Garrett Sisto Written by Garrett Sisto about almost 3 years ago 1,624 reads 4 comments

  9. MLB Trade Rumors: Cubs Carlos Zambrano Dealt to the Florida Marlins

    USA Today reports Cubs starting pitcher Carlos Zambrano is about to be traded to the Florida Marlins ,in an unexpected offseason deal. Maybe "unexpected" is the wrong choice of word, as the deal has been a long-rumored one over the past few months...

    Garrett Sisto Written by Garrett Sisto about almost 3 years ago 341 reads 0 comments

  10. MLB: Who the Chicago Cubs Should Sign or Avoid on the Scrap Heap

    It is getting to the time in the offseason where a few teams are making surprising decisions when it comes to tendering their given players a contract...

    Garrett Sisto Written by Garrett Sisto about 3 years ago 2,409 reads 12 comments

  11. Aramis Ramirez to Join Brewers: What It Means to the Cubs and NL Central

    Long-time Cub and star third baseman Aramis Ramirez will be going less than 100 miles north to play for the rival Brewers franchise. USAToday...

    Garrett Sisto Written by Garrett Sisto about 3 years ago 1,709 reads 29 comments

  12. Cubs Send Tyler Colvin and DJ LeMahieu to Rockies for Ian Stewart

    According to the Associated Press , the Cubs and Rockies have orchestrated a move that sends versatile third baseman Ian Stewart and 26-year-old reliever Casey Weathers to Chicago for outfielder Tyler Colvin and infielder DJ LeMahieu...

    Garrett Sisto Written by Garrett Sisto about 3 years ago 764 reads 7 comments

  13. MLB Trade Rumors: Chicago Cubs Interested in Ian Stewart

    The Cubs offseason mentality is coming together with rumors like this: According to The Denver Post , it appears the front office is in talks with the Rockies to trade for ...

    Garrett Sisto Written by Garrett Sisto about 3 years ago 2,425 reads 8 comments

  14. Are the Cubs Done with Tyler Colvin?

    With the signing of David DeJesus , the Cubs are making a clear showing of their upcoming mentality. They've already spelled it out verbally, now they have begun putting the money where their mouth is...

    Garrett Sisto Written by Garrett Sisto about 3 years ago 2,531 reads 3 comments

  15. Chicago Cubs Ink DeJesus to 2-Year, $10 Million Deal

    In a move that is sure to inspire some (ever-so-slight) interest in Wrigleyville, the Chicago Cubs have locked 32-year-old David DeJesus into a two-year deal...

    Garrett Sisto Written by Garrett Sisto about 3 years ago 1,560 reads 15 comments

  16. Chicago Cubs: 5 Biggest Concerns of 2012 Cubs

    Believe me Cubs fans, we all know this list could go on for miles. I won't be putting Mike Quade on the list, though his detriments to the team are clearly visible...

    Garrett Sisto Written by Garrett Sisto about over 3 years ago 5,396 reads 20 comments

  17. Carlos Pena Trade Only a Matter of Time

    In not-so-shocking news today, Jon Heyman of SportsIllustrated.com reports that the Cubs intend to deal Pena, and that he'll "almost surely be moved" before the deadline...

    Garrett Sisto Written by Garrett Sisto about over 3 years ago 454 reads 1 comments

  18. Chicago Bears to Pursue Santana Moss, Is It a Fit?

    I was actually quite shocked to see how fantastic Santana Moss was this past season. His numbers, for the equally uninitiated: 93 Receptions / 1,115 Yards / 6 TDs These numbers ...

    Garrett Sisto Written by Garrett Sisto about over 3 years ago 782 reads 5 comments

  19. Cubs to Rebuild? Hopefully Not with These Guys

    The Cubs are arguably the worst team in baseball as it stands, with the injuries included. The Cubbie faithful (with this season, their faith must run pretty damn deep) have been clamoring for a "youth movement...

    Garrett Sisto Written by Garrett Sisto about over 3 years ago 549 reads 16 comments

  20. Chicago Cubs Demote Blake DeWitt, Promote Darwin Barney

    After he struggled to produce at the plate all spring, while unable to play acceptable defense at second base, Blake DeWitt has officially lost his role as the starter...

    Garrett Sisto Written by Garrett Sisto about over 3 years ago 2,210 reads 5 comments

  21. Tall Tales: Three Myths Of The 2011 Cubs

    Hype is a dangerous thing. Nothing good comes from it. Few players in modern sports ever live up to the hype that the media circus can create. Out of these unjust expectations, disappointment looms large...

    Garrett Sisto Written by Garrett Sisto about almost 4 years ago 843 reads 1 comments

  22. Dr. Strangehate Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love Jay Cutler

    This is not just an elongated reply to the Rick Reilly article claiming that Jay Cutler is "in the running for The Most Hated Man in the NFL." Sure, it may have been the insult to finally set me off...

    Garrett Sisto Written by Garrett Sisto about almost 4 years ago 926 reads 9 comments

  23. Carlos Pena, Chicago Cubs Strike 1-Year Deal

    Carlos Pena, 32, and the Chicago Cubs have finally consummated the rumors and worked out a one year deal worth $10 million...

    Garrett Sisto Written by Garrett Sisto about 4 years ago 816 reads 1 comments

  24. First Things First: Chicago Cubs' First-Base Options

    It makes me a little uneasy to not be penciling in Derrek Lee at first base for the Cubs next season. Since I was 14 years old, I've only known him manning first...

    Garrett Sisto Written by Garrett Sisto about 4 years ago 1,316 reads 14 comments

  25. Adam Dunn: A Cure for the Chicago Cubs' Offensive Woes

    I can safely say that I am a gigantic fan of Adam Dunn. Consistency is one of the main benchmarks for picking my favorite players, and he very simply gets the job done...

    Garrett Sisto Written by Garrett Sisto about over 4 years ago 631 reads 10 comments