Cespedes: Cubs Have Shown Most Interest

Translated from Dominican Republic newspaper Diario Libre: Cuban slugger said Cespedes Yoenis attracted the attention of at least six major league teams, but none has shown much interest in hiring him as the Chicago Cubs. “Of all the teams who have come, the one that has interested me has been the Chicago Cubs,” Cespedes said … Continue reading

Still Doubt Me? Check This Out…

I know there are still those that doubt that I have a source in or close to someone in the MLB. While my source hasn’t been right about everything (nobody’s source is), he has been pretty spot on about quite a bit. Here’s a short summary of things that I have been right on. Zach … Continue reading

New Years Eve: Have Fun, Be Safe, Garza Rumors

First and foremost, I wish you all a very happy New Years! Be safe tonight guys and gals. This is a night to be happy and have some fun. Nobody wants to hear about you dying tonight. It will almost undoubtedly be a buzzkill. So do us all a favor, be safe, don’t drink and … Continue reading

Allen Craig Out 4-6 Months

Aaron Gleeman from NBC Sports is reporting that Allen Craig is out for 4-6 months after undergoing knee surgery. The Cardinals do not believe he will be available for the start of the season. Craig underwent knee surgery right before Thanksgiving. The Cardinals, at the time, did not realize the the surgery would need to … Continue reading

Cubs Trying to Dump Soriano to O’s

Phil Rogers of the Chicago Tribune is reporting that the Chicago Cubs are trying to dump LF Alfonso Soriano to the Baltimore Orioles. Talks are in their early stages but it is believed at this point that the Cubs are willing to pay 50% of Soriano’s remaining contract. Soriano has 3 years/$57 million remaining on … Continue reading

Santo Makes My Hall of Fame – Oh, and Cooperstown’s Too

After 37 years of retirement, Ron Edward Santo has finally made it to Coopertown. Problem is, it’s a little late. The Baseball Hall of Fame should be ashamed. The Veterans Committee elected Ron Santo to the HOF earlier today. For those who aren’t Cubs fans or happened to miss it, Ron Santo passed away on December 3, … Continue reading

Chase Headley to the Cubs?

Theo and the Cubs recently broke their offseason FA virginity by signing RF David DeJesus to a 2-year/$10 million contract. The contract includes a club option for 2014. Looks like a trade may be next on Theo & Co. things to do list. I was told last week by my source that the Cubs are … Continue reading

Chicago Cubs Hire Dale Sveum, Sources Say

My sources have confirmed that the Chicago Cubs have hired Dale Sveum as manager. EDIT: It is now official, press conference on Friday morning. Sveum has received a 3 year deal with an option. Sveum chose the Cubs over the Red Sox earlier today. Mike Maddux is believed to have been the Cubs #1 choice … Continue reading

Cubs/Red Sox Manager Decision Coming Soon?

Take my word for it. The 2012 Chicago Cubs will be managed by Mike Maddux. The 2012 Boston Red Sox will be managed by Dave Sveum. That’s right, you heard it here first. No sources, just a functioning logical brain. For those of you who have been living in a pineapple under the sea and … Continue reading

The Start of Something New

Here we are. September 16th, 2011. Coming into today, the Chicago Cubs were 22 games out of the division. Their season is all but over. Cubs fans around the US know what this means. More jokes at their expense. More humiliation. More losing next season. Basically more of the same. But wait… This will not be … Continue reading

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