After a day dominated by headlines about Kerry Wood returning to the North Side, day two of the Cubs Convention in Chicago was marked by headlines in other areas. New changes to Wrigley Field were discussed, some free agency matters were addressed by the Cubs’ head honchos, and there was plenty of reaction both positive and negative to all of it. … [Read more...] about Cubs Cause Stir With Big Announcements at Convention
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
While Stl. Cardinals Fans Mourn, Did Albert Pujols Do Right Thing?
'Whenever older sports fans are goaded into talking about the good old days, certain things will inevitably come up in the conversation. Whether it be something along the lines of "players used to play for the competition and the love of the game, not the money," or "Dick Butkus killed a guy, and that's real football", these old school fans of the games we love have a certain … [Read more...] about While Stl. Cardinals Fans Mourn, Did Albert Pujols Do Right Thing?
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
What’s My Motivation: Cubs Interested in Fielder, Pujols?
Just when you thought the Cubs had already made some serious waves during this off-season, they could be preparing to make an even bigger splash. According to a report by FoxSports.com, the Cubs are pursuing free agent first basemen Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder, who are the two crown jewels of this year's free agent class. Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com also weighed … [Read more...] about What’s My Motivation: Cubs Interested in Fielder, Pujols?