Cubs Decline Option On Kyuji Fujikawa
This isn't really unexpected news, but it happened today, so here's an article about it.
Via Bruce Miles:
RHP Kyuji Fujikawa is a free agent after #Cubs ...
Thought Experiment: Which Cubs Shortstop Would You Be Most Willing To Trade?
Here's a big "if." IF the Cubs decided they needed to trade a shortstop, which one should they deal?
Please read the first two words of the title again: this is a thought experiment. I am not proposing or advocating the trade of a member of the Cubs' three-headed shortstop monster. I do...
2014-15 Free Agent Season Has Begun
With the conclusion of the World Series, free agent filing commenced. Who will the Cubs sign, if anyone?
The free-agent filing season began Thursday, as scheduled, the day after the World Series ended. From the MLBPA website,
Thursday Joe Maddon Watch
The Cubs haven't hired Joe Maddon yet. They seem likely to. Here's what we know as of Thursday morning.
The curious little dance that has as its likely result the hire of Joe Maddon as Cubs manager is continuing Thursday morning, with little real news or change since Wednesday.
Wrigley Field Construction Update: October 29
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Cub Tracks Has A Deal, Maybe
Is the Joe Maddon Watch over? Sources seem to think so. How he would change the Cubs, plus tempered expectations, more minor-league awards, and photobombing planets in Thursday's Cub Tracks.
First, congratulations to the San Francisco Giants for their victory on Wednesday night to win their t...
2014 World Series Game 7: Giants vs. Royals, Wednesday 10/29, 7 p.m. CT
And so, the 2014 baseball season comes down to one final game.
This has been a weird World Series.
The first couple of rounds of this year's playoffs had thrilling comebacks, walkoff wins, and extra-inning affairs.
The WS? Nada. Just one one-run game; the other five have been decided by (in order of occurrence) six, five, seven, five and ten runs. All th...
Joe Maddon Reportedly Being Hired As Cubs Manager
It's happening... so it would seem.
There have been Twitter reports all day about Joe Maddon and whether he might be hired today, tomorrow, next week, as Cubs manager. One of those reports, by a Fox-13 reporter in Tampa, was retracted. But now there's this:
Cubs, 'Billy Cub' Reach Federal Court Settlement
The guy who ran around in a bear suit asking for tips won't be seen doing that ever again.
In a federal court ruling dated September 29, the Chicago Cubs, John Paul Weier, Patrick Weier and "Does 1-3" (the five individuals who, at various times, wore the "Billy Cub" costume arou...
Cubs Outright Ryan Kalish, Chris Valaika, Josh Vitters; James McDonald Elects Free Agency
The Cubs have made several 40-man roster moves.
The Cubs Wednesday cleared some space on the 40-man roster:
Cubs outright OF a class="sbn-auto-link" href="http://www.sbnation.com/mlb/players/70549/ryan-kalish">Ryan Kalish an...
Wrigley Field Construction Update: October 28
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Cubs, Joe Maddon Reportedly In Talks
It could be happening.
Buried in this Sun-Times report from the World Series by Daryl Van Schouwen is this nugget on the possible future of Joe Maddon:
Major-league sources say the