Tag: Ricketts

The Den Podcast - Ep 40: Jared Wyllys, Handicapping a Kris Bryant Trade, and the Ducking Ricketts

The Den Podcast - Ep 40: Jared Wyllys, Handicapping a Kris Bryant Trade, and the Ducking Ricketts
Jared Wyllys of Sporting News and Forbes joined Myles to talk about a possible Kris Bryant trade and what it may entail. Plus are the Ricketts ducking fans at Cubs Con this year?

Hendry Not Solely to Blame for Cubs Mess

Earlier this week I’d been asking of Tom Ricketts:  Why the silence?  Why not a vote of confidence to keep the media at bay?  With rampant reports of Hendry’s demise all but imminent, all the Cubs owner had to do was make a statement to the contrary to quell the demands for Hendry’s head.  On... Read more »

Would the Cubs give Ryne Sandberg a second chance?

Is it time to give Ryno a second look? In case you’re wondering what Ryne Sandberg is up to, he’s managing the Leigh Valley Iron Pigs.  They are the AAA affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies and they are currently in first place with a 37-22 record. Sandberg, as we all are well aware, was a... Read more »
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Ricketts and the New Cubs Spending Philosophy

Ricketts and the New Cubs Spending Philosophy
I’ve had a couple of excellent questions regarding Ricketts and the Cubs philosophy toward big spending from readers, so I’ve decided to write up a piece I’d been planning for a later date.  So far it’s hard to read Rickett’s long term plans for the Cubs, but thus far in the short term it’s apparent... Read more »