Cubs Prospect Jorge Soler Goes Deep In Pro Debut

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

So that's what $30 million sounds like. Chicago Cubs super prospect Jorge Soler made his professional debut Sunday night for the AZL Cubs. It went well. Soler, 20, went 2-for-4 with a 2-run blast. The sound of the ball coming off the bat is music to my ears. Not bad for his second ...

Chicago Cubs Rumors: Dodgers Make Offer For Ryan Dempster

Friday, July 20th, 2012

The Los Angeles Dodgers have fallen behind in the National League West race and are now desperately trying to right the ship. With that in mind they have officially made an offer to the Chicago Cubs for right-hander Ryan Dempster. The Dodgers have long been considered the front-runners for Dempster, but ...

Mark Prior: Boston Red Sox Could Call-Up Former All-Star

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Mark Prior is still holding on to that major league dream and this time it may actually work out for him. The Boston Red Sox signed Prior to a minor league deal on May 2, and shockingly the righty has pitched well for Triple-A Pawtucket and could be on the ...

The Most Cub Stat Ever

Friday, June 15th, 2012

This week's Sports Illustrated includes a sidebar to a feature on Pirates star Andrew McCutcheon calling the MLB 2005 Draft Class "the best in decades." It is hard to dispute that assertion based on much of the talent to come out of it -- Justin Upton, Ryan Zimmerman, Troy Tulowitzki and ...

Are We Witnessing the Worst Cubs Team Ever?

Monday, May 28th, 2012

Over the course of time, few teams have done crappy better than the Chicago Cubs. But this year may be the crappiest club the Cubs have ever crapped out. I won't say that things bottomed out for the Cubs on Sunday, because only the Lord knows where the bottom is for ...

Chicago Cubs: Starlin Castro on the Trading Block?

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

The Chicago Cubs are a long way from being a championship contender, but one position they appear to be set at is shortstop. Starlin Castro looks like a surefire star that the team could build around. But in the interest of building for the future, the Cubs' front office might ...

Chicago Cubs Are Dealing With a Case of the Ricketts

Friday, May 18th, 2012

Back when the Cubs were for sale, Major League Baseball didn't award the team to Mark Cuban because it was concerned for all of the potential PR headaches he could bring them. He's no sporting gentleman! He wears t-shirts and criticizes officials! And so the team was sold to the Ricketts family, ...