Update: CarGo is placed on waivers, two pitchers called up and more

The Cubs announced they have placed Carlos Gonzales on waivers. This will give all of the MLB teams a chance to pick him put at his current salary (league minimum since he was released by the Indians). If no team picks him up he will be given an option to be released or go toContinue reading “Update: CarGo is placed on waivers, two pitchers called up and more”

Winter Meetings – Tuesday Morning

Here are some news and notes from the Winter Meetings for Tuesday morning. The Royals signed Billy Hamilton to a one year deal for $5.25 Million with an  extra $1 Million in incentives according to Buster Onley. Overnight there is a lot of noise being made by the Yankees and Mets concerning JT Realmuto.  EvenContinue reading “Winter Meetings – Tuesday Morning”

Winter Meeting News and Notes – Monday Morning

Here are the morning news and notes from Winter Meetings – Monday Morning Edition. Lee Smith and Harold Baines were elected to the Hall of Fame last night by the Today’s Game Era Committee. For both Baines and Smith it has to feel like sweet justice.  Baines was one of the first original DH’s inContinue reading “Winter Meeting News and Notes – Monday Morning”

Don’t Blame Chili, Blame the Front Office

Here is something we all know, in order to win the game you must score runs and score more than the team you are playing.  There have been 39 games where the Cubs have scored 1 run or no runs.  This is not a good recipe for success.  Fans have clearly placed their blame onContinue reading “Don’t Blame Chili, Blame the Front Office”

Game 163: This could be Legendary

This is a game just to sit back and enjoy.  The Cubs have been there before and know what it takes to do it again.  The Brewers are up and coming but look like it will take a Mack truck to stop them from winning the Division.  This is playoff baseball before the playoffs evenContinue reading “Game 163: This could be Legendary”

Enjoy Miguel Amaya: Could Be Traded Soon.

Chicago Cubs catcher Miguel Amaya is currently playing in the futures game.  After the game the Cubs will be promoting him as a reward but also because he has been a standoutut prospect this year.  In less then 3 years in the organization, Amaya is in the top 10 on the Cubs top prospects list. Continue reading “Enjoy Miguel Amaya: Could Be Traded Soon.”

Machado Not the Right Fit for Cubs

I remember the buzz around Wrigley Field when Nomar Garciaparra stepped up to the batters box as a Chicago Cub.  The Cubs announcers at the time, Steve Stone and Chip Carey enjoying the electricity around Wrigley field as Steve Stone said, “if he hits a home run he could run for Mayor.”  Now fast forwardContinue reading “Machado Not the Right Fit for Cubs”

How the Cubs can re-tool this offseason

There is the old saying if it is not broken don’t fix it.  The Cubs are not broken but there does need to be some enhancements.  It is very well known the Cubs need starting pitching this off-season. The Cubs have a hole in left field and a some bullpen help.  Lastly, the Cubs needContinue reading “How the Cubs can re-tool this offseason”