Tag: Ervin Santana

If the Cubs have money, who do they spend it on?

If the Cubs have money, who do they spend it on?
Today, just for the sake of thought exercises, let’s pretend that the Cubs can indeed spend a lot of money this offseason and that they can get whomever they want to fill in the gaps in a roster on the rise.  We will have to work with a few assumptions here: As stated in the... Read more »

Kris Medlen may be hurt; ramifications for Cubs? (UPDATE: Maybe Beachy too)

Kris Medlen may be hurt; ramifications for Cubs? (UPDATE: Maybe Beachy too)
The news came in just a bit ago that Atlanta Braves starter Kris Medlen apparently injured his right elbow during a Grapefruit League start.  We have to wait a bit to see whether this is just a tweak or a serious injury, but the fact that Medlen took himself out of the game and grabbed... Read more »

Dreamcast 37: The Chris Carpenter Edition

Dreamcast 37: The Chris Carpenter Edition
In today’s version of the Dreamcast, we salute the not-so-great Chris Carpenter, who went over to the Boston Red Sox in the Theo Epstein trade. We talk briefly about top prospects, depth, and not getting our hopes up too much even though there is plenty to be excited about for the future. We also talked... Read more »
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Plan B: Ervin Santana?

Plan B: Ervin Santana?
The Cubs failed to land the pitcher who shall not be named last week, and the consensus seems to be that the Cubs will look to add another starter. Most assumed that it would be in the bargain bin that this front office has successful mined, on the starting pitching front at least, the past... Read more »