Found December 30, 2011 on
Chicago Breaking Sports:
The Cubs named former first baseman Bill Buckner as the hitting coach at Class A Boise, confirming what has been known for a week.
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The Detroit Tigers have emerged as a suitor for Chicago Cubs starter Matt Garza.
Interest in Garza has picked up recently, major league sources say, and the Tigers are involved. Multiple...
The Chicago Cubs have hired former star Bill Buckner as a minor league hitting coach.
Could the first big trade of 2012 send Matt Garza out of Chicago? The Cubs have reportedly been talking to several teams, including the Marlins, about the 28-year-old right-hander.
Jays would part with former prize prospect in package for Cubs starterKyle Drabek, who was seen as the key to the Blue Jays' Roy Halladay trade with the Phillies, is being dangled to the Cubs in talks for Matt Garza. He had a nightmare 2011 but some scouts believe he can regain his value if he stops trying to learn a cutter. …
Well sir, 2011 definitely wasn't "The Year" for our Cubs, but we had a dandy time documenting the old ballpark nonetheless. Here are some of our better photographs of the year. We sure hope you enjoy them.
It's been a very slow offseason for Carlos Pena, at least in terms of hot stove rumors. The 33-year-old first baseman was understandably overshadowed by Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder heading into free agency, and even now he's still playing second fiddle to Fielder, a fellow Scott Boras client.
Pena is one of the best remaining free agent power hitters, hitting at...
The Tigers have emerged as a suitor for Cubs starter Matt Garza, according to Jon Paul Morosi and Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com.
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Here is the latest hot stove buzz circulating around MLB:
The Red Sox acquired closer Andrew Bailey from the A’s for Josh Reddick and two prospects.
The Cubs and Blue Jays are discussing a deal for RHP Matt Garza.
Tim Lincecum and the Giants are not close to agreeing on a new contract.
The Yankees signed LHP Hideki Okajima to a minor league contract.
The Rockies don’t feel Cody...