Posts tagged "jed hoyer"

Final Mayan Carving Shows Man in Suit Offering Edwin Jackson 4 Years for $52 Million

Final Mayan Carving Shows Man in Suit Offering Edwin Jackson 4 Years for $52 Million
TRES ZAPOTES – If all of the madness surrounding the world’s potential end wasn’t enough, scientists have unearthed even more frightening material to support an apocalypse. A stone from a traditional Mesoamerican Long Count calendar was found just outside the research site at Tres Zapotes, Mexico.  Pictures show the additional drawing to be that of... Read more »

Cubs Trade Herschel Walker to the Vikings for Seven First Round Picks

Cubs Trade Herschel Walker to the Vikings for Seven First Round Picks
In a move that has not been seen since the fall of 1988, the Chicago Cubs traded former Cowboys running back Herschel Walker to the Minnesota Vikings for seven first round draft picks. The move comes just weeks after the Cubs signed Walker to a minor-league contract.  Folks around baseball had been stunned by the... Read more »

Cubs Ordering Backup 'L' Flag Due to Wear and Tear

Cubs Ordering Backup 'L' Flag Due to Wear and Tear
(NOTE:  This is a re-post from earlier in the season.  After tonight’s loss, it feels fairly appropriate to re-hash our feelings here at Chicago Tough about this team.) CHICAGO- The first major purchase of the Theo Epstein era came late Tuesday after the Chicago Cubs’ loss to the Milwaukee Brewers. “I don’t think it’s a secret... Read more »
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'Go Cubs Go' Needs a Funeral

'Go Cubs Go' Needs a Funeral
I could see them from aisles away, a group of three women standing, hands clasped to each other. I was intrigued.  The passion for victory was so evident that their reactions to the plays on the field became more entertaining than the game itself. I couldn’t blame their intensity.  The game was tight.  There were two... Read more »

Cubs Sign Paul Maholm; A Look at His Tough Luck Record in Pittsburgh (Chicago Tough Chart Special)

Cubs Sign Paul Maholm; A Look at His Tough Luck Record in Pittsburgh (Chicago Tough Chart Special)
The Chicago Cubs signed former Pittsburgh Pirates starter Paul Maholm.  Last season, Maholm went 6-14 despite a decent 3.66 ERA.  His WHIP was a decent 1.29.  Maholm received no run support, and had players go out of their way to lose games for him… As cellar dwellars, the Pirates found different ways to lose.  Fans... Read more »

Cubs President Theo Epstein Can't &*$#n Believe that Hendry Left the Bad Coffee Maker

Cubs President Theo Epstein Can't &*$#n Believe that Hendry Left the Bad Coffee Maker
CHICAGO – “You gotta be f—-n kidding me!” New Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein noticed late Tuesday that his new office and break room were left with only one coffee maker…and it was not the one that Epstein inquired about on the tour. “I remember vividly walking into that break room.  So, I see this... Read more »
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