Tag: trades

Pondering a 2015 Cubs Contender

Pondering a 2015 Cubs Contender
Anno wrote a blog on our mother ship today that was thought-provoking.  That’s kind of a nice way for me to say he’s a bit nuts without getting fired, but there’s a rational explanation for his madness too.  Now I know that it is premature to put all our hopes in the Cubs’ farmhands, but... Read more »

The Light at the End of the Tunnel

The Light at the End of the Tunnel
I am trying to write about the trade but every time I start thinking about Addison Russell with Bryant and Baez… pic.twitter.com/mADmg40hf9 — dabynsky (@dabynsky) July 7, 2014 I’ve been trying to write about the blockbuster trade that brought Addison Russell and others to the Cubs for Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel for days now.... Read more »

Who owns the Rangers?

Who owns the Rangers?
Edwards MT @ESPNChiCubs: Jon Daniels said in a local paper that there is a good chance he’s going to regret the Matt Garza trade big time… — Eno Sarris (@enosarris) March 23, 2014 Jon Daniels has made two trades with the current Cubs front office. The two trades for less than a full season of... 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 »

Trading Nate Schierholtz: signed to be traded

Trading Nate Schierholtz: signed to be traded
It’s safe to say that Nate Schierholtz is having the best professional season of his baseball career. A lot of that has to do with having only 24 PA’s against lefty pitching thus far (he OPS’s .696 against lefties for his career), but Nate is absolutely killing righty pitching. In 193 PA Schierholtz is posting... Read more »

Trade Candidates: Matt Garza

Trade Candidates: Matt Garza
The Cubs are open for business and it’s possible that they start selling off the useful parts on the current roster soon. The trade scenarios listed here are pure informed speculation. Today we focus on Matt Garza and his overall value. I think we’ve reached a point with Matt Garza where there are only two... Read more »
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Trade season begins, plus a lament

Trade season begins, plus a lament
Have heard this from rival evaluators: The Cubs have started the process of exchanging names with other teams on some of their players. — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) June 21, 2013 The Cubs are officially open for business.  I am not certain that they were ever closed, but this is the time of year that trade... Read more »