Chicago Cubs television analyst Bob Brenly will not return next season. We don't know for certain what he'll be doing next, but returning to the Arizona Diamondbacks is a possibility. Perhaps as a broadcaster, perhaps as a coach. Could he be replacing Mark Grace who was let go by the team as a broadcaster? Would Gracie then take the Cubs position, making this a de facto … [Read more...] about Cubs analyst Bob Brenly leaves; Mark Grace, Kerry Wood his replacement?
Chicago Cubs fans would love to see Alfonso Soriano traded out of The Chi. But curb your enthusiasm for it actually happening- who's going to take that albatross of a contract off their hands? It didn't stop comedian/sitcom star Jeff Garlin from expressing his hopes that the Cubbies can unload the most overpaid player in MLB. Garlin was the guest brought in to sing "Take Me … [Read more...] about Comedian Jeff Garlin expresses wish for Cubs to trade Alfonso Soriano (video)
With the off day yesterday, the DL debacle and Dempster’s destruction, it is time to just get it all out and rant like nuts about all things Chicago Cubs. So, let’s get it on … • Dempster does not look good. In fact, he looks bad. • I feel like with need a real-life version of ESPN’s fantasy baseball commercial, where Quade sits down with Marmol, Wood and Marshall and … [Read more...] about Rotator Cuffs and Forearms Seriously Frustrating to Cubs Fans
No one wants to be a giant pessimist about their team. The Cubs are trying hard to send their fans in that direction though. On a day where Lou Piniella said that he would be retiring after this season of managing the Chicago Cubs -- and who could blame him, really? -- the Ricketts' family also announced that Jim Hendry would be retained for next season. Now, part of … [Read more...] about Cubs’ Ownership Decrees Jim Hendry Will Come Back To Fix the Mess He Made
Alan Trammell: The Bench Coach Trammell is likely salivating at the idea of making a different kind of managerial history this time around. During his first season as manager of his beloved Tigers, he led a woeful roster to an American League-record 119 losses. He’d eventually turn things around in his final two seasons, with seasons of 72 and 71 wins but his teams … [Read more...] about Cubs Managerial Candidates: Alan Trammell & the rest of the Field