Posts in category "Prince Fielder"

The Cubs just got 3-5 wins bettah in 2012. Pujols is in the AL now.

The Cubs just got 3-5 wins bettah in 2012.  Pujols is in the AL now.
Well, guess that puts an end to all the crushing homers on good pitches, as well as the not-so-good pitches.  I honestly never believed the man would leave Cletus Nation behind.  No, it wasn’t a good sign for them when he refused to negotiate during the season, and it also wasn’t a good sign when... Read more »

For those still wondering why Theo would leave Boston - plus Pujols?

For those still wondering why Theo would leave Boston - plus Pujols?
  We Cubs fans typically could give a spit about what other teams are doing, but have you noticed the Red Sawx still do not have a manager after we allegedly stole Dale Sveum from under them?  Ask yourself this simple question: who do you think typically hires field managers?  The GM, right?  I mean,... Read more »

What the Cubs hiring of Dale Sveum means, and what it does not

What the Cubs hiring of Dale Sveum means, and what it does not
It means first of all that I am gonna have to get used to the whole s-v-e-u-m typing pattern. Since now Chicago has a manager whose ‘v’ is pronounced like a ‘w’, and Johnathon Toews, whose ‘w’ is pronounced like a ‘v’, why can’t they cut us bloggers all a break, and just trade consonants?... Read more »
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Free Agent Preview, Pt. 1 - the First Basemen

Free Agent Preview, Pt. 1 - the First Basemen
Theo and Jed have a lot of buildin’ to do.  Although their first priority is almost certainly the acquisition of a manager/coaching staff, with the free agent season looming the Cubs new dynamic duo are going to have to do some hardcore assessment/evaluation, especially if they want to avoid a 100 loss season in their... Read more »

On Pujols, Fielder and an otherwise dreary free agent market

On Pujols, Fielder and an otherwise dreary free agent market
Even as we watch two hated teams battle it out for the honor of losing the World Series,* many Cub fans have an eye on the first basemen of both squads as the two men are looking at massive contracts on the free agency market come November.  Prince Fielder or Albert Pujols may very well... Read more »