Posts tagged "Boston Red Sox"

Something Something Jon Lester

Something Something Jon Lester
So are you eager to hear Jon Lester‘s decision? Tough luck…we’ll have to wait just a bit more:   interested parties believe the eagerly awaited lester call could come as early as tomorrow #redsox #cubs #SFGiants #dodgers — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) December 8, 2014 Now there’s some sort of good news on that front: Sources:... Read more »

Jon Lester will learn to crochet before he decides on a team

Jon Lester will learn to crochet before he decides on a team
In between teaching (finals are coming up) and the lack of news (other than the Chicago Cubs basically giving the rooftops the finger again), and Dabs actually blogging for the first time in OMG I LOST COUNT, we’re still no closer to seeing who will win the epic poker game between the Cubs and the... Read more »

Sunday Notes

Sunday Notes
Welp!  I finally got that stomach bug that has been running through the family this Thanksgiving week, but at least I got to feast before I had to, um, eliminate.  That’s probably the biggest news of the week so far in the land of the Cubs (no exaggeration, there’s been nothing so far) but the... Read more »
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New Rumor: Boston reportedly offered Jon Lester 6 years, $110-120 million

New Rumor: Boston reportedly offered Jon Lester 6 years, $110-120 million
Per Nick Cafardo, regarding one Jon Lester:   According to a mAjor league source the Red Sox offer to Jon Lester falls into $110-$120 range over six years. — Nick Cafardo (@nickcafardo) November 19, 2014   We’ve previously talked about the Chicago Cubs missing out on Russell Martin and what that could mean to their... Read more »

See??? The Cliffs of Insanity!

See??? The Cliffs of Insanity!
There were happenings today in Major League Baseball that made me think of the beginning of this clip from The Princess Bride: The insanity has something to do with the Toronto Blue Jays inking Russell Martin, a top Chicago Cubs target for five years and $82MM. This is a bit less than what the New... Read more »

Cubs Will Look to Fortify the Roster to Compete in 2015

Cubs Will Look to Fortify the Roster to Compete in 2015
As the season winds down, with the World Series getting set to begin, the most anticipated off-season of the Epstein/ Hoyer era is just around the corner.  Next season will be the first that the Cubs make a conscious and concerted effort to win, with the expressed goal being to win the NL Central.  While... Read more »
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Rice sees Fenway Park

Rice sees Fenway Park
Before my friend got married on Saturday afternoon, my other friend and I, having already done our quick blitz through Cooperstown, decided to walk from our hotel to Fenway Park.  The hotel we were staying in was right next to MIT, and we had to cross the river in order to get to Fenway.  It... Read more »

Ivy's Roundup: Hanging the Red Sox out to dry

Ivy's Roundup: Hanging the Red Sox out to dry
You never really see this coming, do you?  The Chicago Cubs, one of the worst (though not absolutely worst) teams in the majors, plays the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox, and you think to yourself that it’s probably not going to work out too well.  But wait… Chicago Cubs vs. Boston Red Sox,... Read more »

Ivy's Roundup: Let's Try Harder to Play Two Next Time

Ivy's Roundup: Let's Try Harder to Play Two Next Time
For those of you wondering why there’s no Cubs game today:   Our #Chicagograms of the Week are all about #pride: Chicago city pride, specifically, the flag http://t.co/i7JYefSeTh pic.twitter.com/SS4Nd7k8Cq — DNAinfo.com Chicago (@DNAinfoCHI) June 29, 2014   #Cubs associates proudly represent the team at today's annual #ChicagoPride Parade: pic.twitter.com/FUUhUvm1bC — Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) June 29,... Read more »
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The Post-World Series/Pre-GM Meetings Dreamcast

The Post-World Series/Pre-GM Meetings Dreamcast
We’re a couple weeks removed from the World Series and real Major League Baseball action, so now we’re a bit bored awaiting some offseason transactions that hopefully benefit the Cubs now and later.  We decided to record a podcast (yes, those are still happening!) that you can access via our mother ship where we store all that... Read more »