Hendry must influence Peavy’s ultimate destination

Cubs GM Jim Hendry may or may not be willing to do what it takes to bring San Diego Padre’s ace Jake Peavy to the Northside. He may not have the lattitude with a management in transition to commit the players or finances to get the deal done. Or he may feel the price is […]

May 22, 2009  Tags: , , , , , ,   Posted in: biz of baseball, Hot Stove, Jim Hendry, players, rivalries  No Comments

Guest Post: Philosophy 101

Here is another Guest Post sent in by AJ. Back in the day, as a first year student at Illinois State University, I recall registering late in the process and as a result got stuck with a couple of courses I otherwise would never consider taking to complete my general studies. One of them, Philosophy […]

April 19, 2009  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: fan comments, guest post, Hot Stove, lineup, observations, players, roster, Team Ownership  One Comment

Cubs Off-Season Review

If you don’t already monitor Tim Dierkes’ MLBtradeRumors.com, you should. He does a great job running down the leads, suggestions, rumors, and wishful thinking on roster moves for all 30 major league teams. Just posted is their Cubs Off-Season Review, which takes a fair look at the changes made from last year to this and […]

April 7, 2009  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: biz of baseball, Hot Stove, Jim Hendry, players, playoffs, roster, stats, Team Ownership  No Comments