Name Tags Will Be A Must At Cubs Convention

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Theocracies rely on the belief in a higher power. And after weeks of roster shaving and tinkering, I'm being forced to put an awful lot of faith in what Theo Epstein has planned for my beloved Chicago Cubs. "Who are these f*ckin' guys?" Out are familiar faces like Aramis Ramirez, Carlos Zambrano, Sean ...

Cubs Out Of Prince Fielder Chase?

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

As recently as a few weeks ago many thought Milwaukee Brewers free agent first baseman Prince Fielder would be headed just a bit south to play for the Chicago Cubs. In fact, once Albert Pujols signed his monster deal with the Los Angeles Angels, it looked like the Cubs were ...

Ry-Noooooooooooooooooooo

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

Well, well, well. Those a-holes from St. Louis are already back at it. Just days after I clearly warned the universe that I would blow it up in the case that this happened, the St. Louis Cardinals confirmed that Ryne Sandberg will be one of "less than 10 candidates" interviewed for the ...

Chicago Cubs Hiring Jed Hoyer Away From San Diego Padres

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

The Chicago Cubs are reportedly set to announce the hiring of Theo Epstein on Friday, likely to the position of President of Baseball Operations. While we all knew that was happening, another twist in this story is that Epstein will reportedly be bringing in former Red Sox staff member Jed ...

Epstein to Chicago Apparently A Thing

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

So will they end up calling it The Curse of Theo, or The Curse of Tito? According to media reports from all corners of the country -- well, maybe not the southwest corner -- Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein to the Cubs is essentially a done deal. It's just another ...

Chicago Cubs Likely To Chase Theo Epstein

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

There has been a ton of speculation regarding the Chicago Cubs general manager spot since Jim Hendry got the Milton Waddams treatment. Well, throw another name on the pile, as rumors suggest the Cubs will chase Boston Red Sox GM Theo Epstein. The Cubs are apparently in pursuit of a big ...

Red Sox Want Long-Term Deal With Ellsbury, May Not Happen

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

The Boston Red Sox have made it clear that they want to ink outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury to a long-term deal. Unfortunately for the Sox, Ellsbury's agent has said that kind of talk must wait for the offseason, and it may not come at all. I'll give you two guesses who ...