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?
We knew this was coming, just a matter of when. The Chicago Cubs today officially fired General Manager Jim Hendry, naming Assistant GM Randy Bush as his interim successor. Owner Tom Ricketts issued a statement saying that the search for Hendry's long-term replacement has already begun. Hendry, 56, was named Vice President/General Manager on July 5, 2002 and departs as the … [Read more...] about Cubs Terminate GM Jim Hendry; What’s his Legacy Among Cub Nation?
Hey, everybody, the Cubs didn’t lose yesterday! That is right. They didn’t lose yesterday. Man, what a great feeling. Yep, that is what this season has become. I am happy because they couldn’t lose. That is awful. But we move forward because that is what Cubs fans do. And what is the treat we get for moving forward? The Cubs get to play three straight games against the … [Read more...] about The Chicago Cubs didn’t lose yesterday!!
It’s not an off day, but it is Thursday, and the Cubs will not be playing until much later tonight, so that can only mean one thing. Well, it could mean a lot of things, but in this case it means it time to get your ramble on. Technically, it would be my ramble, but let’s just get our collective ramble going in the column and in the comments. I am bringing it with a few of … [Read more...] about Cubs Thoughts, Opinions, Moods Changing Like the Weather
Carlos Pena, Adam LaRoche ... or will it be Tyler Colvin? First base is empty for the first time in a long time. Remember when Hee-Seop Choi was the Cubs first-baseman of the future? Yea, it is darn funny to think about that. And this is just the first of many questions regarding the 2011 installment of the Chicago Cubs. Will Tom Gorzelanny be traded? Will Brandon … [Read more...] about The Chicago Cubs, Mickey Mouse and plenty of General Managers