Posts tagged "Donnie Murphy"

Is Olt Starting Yet? (Or the Cubs make some BIG little moves)

Is Olt Starting Yet? (Or the Cubs make some BIG little moves)
Donnie Murphy, who was put on waivers, is heading to Texas Rangers. Catcher George Kottaras will go on unconditional release waivers. — Patrick Mooney (@CSNMooney) March 26, 2014 Clearly these moves were made to spite me. The moves were a bit of surprise given that even marginal players like these had some value. I was... Read more »

Your Chicago Cubs Opening Day 25 man Roster for 2014

Your Chicago Cubs Opening Day 25 man Roster for 2014
Even though pitchers and catchers only reported two days ago for your Chicago Cubs, and position players have yet to officially report (though a few early birds have arrived) you can make a few educated guesses as to who will likely be heading north with the team when they leave Spring Training. While many things... Read more »

Cubs Stuff Involving Money: Arbitration Figures Exchange Deadline Today

Cubs Stuff Involving Money: Arbitration Figures Exchange Deadline Today
Tonight the Cubs Convention starts in full swing and you can follow most of the action using the #CubsCon tag on Twitter. ¬†Prior to the festivities, the front office was still hard at work finalizing deals with a subset of players while exchanging figures with another set. ¬†For an overview, here’s MLBTR’s projected arbitration salaries... Read more »
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Unusual Spring Training Battle Ahead

Spring training is less than three months away, but a spring training battle for playing time is likely to emerge. The situation can be projected ahead based upon the unusual situation the Cubs have in their roster. The Cubs are flush with infield prospects that are within a year or two of contributing to the... Read more »