Found January 18, 2012 on View From The Bleachers:
PLAYERS: Garth Brooks
TEAMS: Chicago Cubs
Today's Morning News takes a look at the Cubs arbitration agreements (or lack of agreements) and a pretty good deal on a young pitcher in Tampa. To read the rest of the post, be sure to visit us at

Cubs 5x5 2012 Prospect Rankings

If Theo Epstein hopes to become the ultimate curse buster, he and General Manager Jed Hoyer will need to build the Cubs from the ground up with a strong farm system. The team has infused the minor league system with talent through trade and the draft in the last 12 months. There is talent here, but most of it has warts of one form or another. Cubs top 5 fantasy prospects ...

Wanted: Somebody to Write Tweets and Facebook Postings for the Chicago Cubs

This is the view from the Wrigley Field press box. It is, and I'm speaking from experience here as this picture comes from my personal archives, one of the best views in all of professional sports. It can also be your office if you're lucky. The Cubs are hiring a Social Media and Public Relations Assistant to help craft a favorable image of the team with the general public...

Chicago Cubs 2011 Minor League Review

Chicago Cubs 2011 Minor League Review Organizational Talent Rankings via Baseball America: 2011 (16) | 2010 (14) | 2009 (27) | 2008 (18) | 2007 (18) | 2006 (15) 2011 Affiliate Records MLB: [71-91] NL Central AAA: [66-77] Pacific Coast League – Iowa AA: [83-57] Southern League – Tennessee A+: [76-61] Florida State League – Daytona A: [60-79] Midwest League – Peoria A(ss):...

Cubs Sign Rodrigo Lopez

The Cubs have signed Rodrigo Lopez to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training, according to Fernando Ballesteros at the Mexican baseball magazine Puro Béisbol (via Twitter). The team had been reported to be interested in bringing back the journeyman pitcher, and Ballesteros reported on Monday that rumors of the signing began circulating in the Mexican media over...

Byrd uses Muay Thai to get ready for season

Playing baseball requires balance, coordination, skill and some kicks, according to Marlon Byrd. Also some sparring with his elbows and knees.

Morning News: Paying Off Your Hit-and-Run Victims and Other News

Jeremiah has your Morning News--a Cubs Convention update, highlights from the NFL playoffs, and the ongoing search for shipwreck survivors in Italy. To read the rest of the post, be sure to visit us at

Northside Archives: Trade Compensation

The Cubs are still sorting out the trade compensation they’ll be sending the Red Sox for “acquiring” Theo Epstein. You may recall that this little matter was either to be [...] To read the rest of the post, be sure to visit us at

Setting the Mahmud

RSBS Special Correspondent and Dark Horse Republican Candidate, Mr. Johanna Mahmud reports:Rool: [to the tavern cat ) You are so beautiful! Your eyes! Your whiskers! I have to kiss you!My behavioral standards have long kept me from attending the Cub’s Convention. Sorry. Sometimes you gotta rob a cop, pee on Ronny Woo Woo and knock out Sam Zell! BUT, I still have my SPIES so I know…Kerry...
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