It’s officially less than a week until the start of spring training. Â The Cubs will be...Read More
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Ryan Dempster, Cubs pitcher 2004-2012 I said all along that all I wanted to do was help the Cubs, and if I could help them by being traded to a contender for some supergreat prospects, then I was happy to do it. Â Theo [Epstein,...Read More
At and around the trade deadline the Cubs, wallowing in fifth place, traded away their best starting pitcher, their opening day shortstop, a second baseman, their All-Star first baseman and their manager retired because frankly,...Read More
I have one of those lame Cubs fact a day calendars on my desk and every morning, I tear off another day, I read the fact or the trivia question and then I unsuccessfully try to slit my wrists with the little piece of paper...Read More
You don’t go more than a century between world titles without doing some pretty dumb stuff.Â You trade a Hall of Fame outfielder for an old, breaking down pitcher.Â You give away a pair of Hall of Fame closers within a...Read More
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