I’m a bit flummoxed by those who heaped a whole lot of love on Alfonso Soriano upon his departure. They called him a good influence in the clubhouse and a guy who learned to play left field. And there were actually some misguided fans (and even media folk) who were sorry to see him go.
The Cubs wanted Anibal Sanchez. That much was obvious after the team officially announced the signing of right-hander Edwin Jackson to a four-year contract worth $52 million on Wednesday.
No smashing. No yelling. No cursing in Spanglish. No kidnapping a comely blonde bleacher bummette and climbing to the top of the manual scoreboard as military and police aircraft fire upon him.
Wood needs to be careful if he wants his post-career vision to be realized, and actual baseball is only a part of it.
After 17 seasons with the Cubs, Jim Hendry has found a new home in New York.
I’m done with Carlos Zambrano. The Cubs, however, may not be.
The Cubs are working on a contract extension for embattled President of Business Operations Crane Kenney, Tom Ricketts said Tuesday.
Epstein showed intelligence, confidence, humility, and a healthy dose of humor during the grand-slam press session.
New president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs, Theo Epstein, was formally introduced during a press conference at Wrigley Field on Tuesday morning.
Theo Epstein is expected to be announced as Cubs President of Baseball Operations Friday at Wrigley Field.
Bodog didn’t put odds on Mayor Rahm Emanuel coming up with the $200 million in public money the Ricketts would like to help fix Wrigley Field.
According to a report from the Boston Herald, two sources have confirmed that Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein is on the verge of leaving his post with Boston to join the Cubs.
According a report from the Boston Globe, the Chicago Cubs have asked permission from the Boston Red Sox to interview Theo Epstein for the Cubs’ general manager position.
Former Diamondbacks manager and current Cubs TV color analyst Bob Brenly said if the Cubs came to him about managing, he would be interested.
According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, sources indicate the Red Sox will allow general manager Theo Epstein to interview with the Cubs.
Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts doesn’t think the Cubs are too far off from becoming a contender in the National League.
The reports of paranormal activity in the Cubs’ offices began last month. The sightings were frequent, and the stories shared similar, telltale characteristics.