Over the last decade or so, the Milwaukee Brewers have been one of the best offensive teams in the MLB. With that said, they've also been a team on the rise which finally culminated with the squad capturing their division title for the first time in twenty five years last season. Even though the team has … [Read more...] about Previewing the Milwaukee Brewers 2012 starting line-up
Plenty of Depth, Lack of Pizzazz Defines Cubs’ Farm System
"As the Cubs' draft went on, we were sitting around in our draft room and we could tell what they were doing. We said 'hey, they get it, they're finally getting it'....That got my attention, the attention of a lot of other people in the game." Those words, spoken by Theo Epstein at his introductory news conference in Chicago in October of last year, speak volumes about the … [Read more...] about Plenty of Depth, Lack of Pizzazz Defines Cubs’ Farm System
Big Questions in Cubdom: Should the Cubs Re-sign Kerry Wood?
In a tumultuous off-season for the Chicago Cubs, there have been a slew of players who have found themselves on the outside looking in with the new regime of Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer doing some serious housecleaning. Aramis Ramirez has departed to Milwaukee, Carlos Pena won’t be brought back by the club, and Carlos Zambrano, Tyler Colvin, Sean Marshall, and Andrew Cashner … [Read more...] about Big Questions in Cubdom: Should the Cubs Re-sign Kerry Wood?
Cubs Trade Tyler Colvin to Colorado Rockies for Ian Stewart
Before leaving Dallas and the Winter Meetings on Thursday, Chicago Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein and General Manager Jed Hoyer did manage to make one move. No, it wasn't signing Albert Pujols or CJ Wilson (both of whom signed with the Angels), but instead it was a trade, acquiring third baseman Ian Stewart from the Colorado Rockies. They also acquired minor … [Read more...] about Cubs Trade Tyler Colvin to Colorado Rockies for Ian Stewart
Theo Epstein Talks at Winter Meetings, Reveals Plans for Cubs
In what historically is a fun event for fans of trades and free agent signings, the Winter Meetings are taking place next week in Dallas, Texas, and GM's of various teams are already starting to talk to the media. Theo Epstein, the Cubs' new President of Baseball Operations, took some time to talk to ESPN.com's Bruce Levine on Thursday, and he had some interesting comments for … [Read more...] about Theo Epstein Talks at Winter Meetings, Reveals Plans for Cubs