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The Chicago Cubs and outfielder Nate Schierholtz have agreed to a one-year, $2.25 million deal tweets Jerry Crasnick of ESPN. Schierholtz was drawing interest from nine different teams, the New York Yankees being one of them. The outfielder was part of the trade that sent Hunter Pence to San Francisco.
In 269 plate appearances, Schierholtz hit .257/.321/.407 with 6 HR's, 21 RBI's and a .314 wOBA for the Phillies and Giants in 2012.
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The Cubs big moves during the winter meetings were to sign two players that were non-tendered by their teams a week ago. This is a year! The Cubs signed former Giants OF Nate Schierholtz to a one year, $2.25m deal plus incentives. He's an above-average defender, but has posted a .270/.319/.409 line over the past [...]
A person familiar with the negotiations says outfielder Nate Schierholtz and the Chicago Cubs are closing in on a one-year, $2.25 million contract.
The person, speaking Wednesday on the condition of anonymity because the deal had not been finalized, confirmed reports by several media outlets. Schierholtz can earn an additional $500,000 in performance bonuses.
Schierholtz was traded...
Days after being non-tendered by the Philadelphia Phillies, outfielder Nate Schierholtz landed a one-year, $2.25 million deal with the Chicago Cubs, multiple media outlets reported Wednesday night. According to ESPN.com, the Cubs envision Schierholtz as their primary right fielder in 2013. The Chicago Tribune reported that Schierholtz might share right field with Dave Sappelt....
Ian Stewart did not play much in 2012. He appeared in just 55 games for the Chicago Cubs because of injury. However, the Cubs want him back, and they got him. Stewart and the Cubs have agreed to a one-year deal.
Stewart was non-tendered not too long ago by the Cubs, but the team was able to work out a new contract to bring him back to Chicago. According to Paul Sullivan...
Theo Epstein believes the Cubs are still capable of recruiting marquee free agents to Chicago.
Despite coming off a 101-loss season –– extending the club’s World Series drought to 104 years –– Epstein told CSNChicago.com that manager Dale Sveum‘s rising reputation as a player’s coach will be enticing to many.
“Dale’s making a name for himself as a manager that players...
Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum says he was accidentally shot in the right ear and back by former teammate Robin Yount during a recent quail hunt in Arizona.
Sveum brushed off the mishap Tuesday at the baseball winter meetings. Sveum says the pellets drew blood, but adds he was OK and didn't need stitches.
Sveum and the Hall of Famer played together in Milwaukee and are hunting...
The Cubs are reportedly one of the teams interested in A's free agent Brandon McCarthy. There's a lot of competition though. The A's have been in contact with another of their free agents, starter Brandon McCarthy, but expected that there would be strong competition for the right-hander and they're right: The Chronicle has learned that [...]
Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum revealed on Tuesday that he was shot by Hall of Fame player Robin Yount while the two were hunting quail during the offseason. This is easily my favorite story in a while.
Sveum, who was teammates with Yount on the Milwaukee Brewers from 1986-1991, says the two were hunting quail in Arizona when Yount hit a two-for-one special.
“The bird was in front...
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Hall of Famer Robin Yount accidentally shot friend and Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum while they were hunting for quail in Arizona this fall. "The bird was in front of him and I was about 50 yards up on a hill," Sveum told ESPN Chicago.at the baseball winter meetings in Nashville, Tenn. "He got the bird up and lost track of where I was. He pulled the trigger and...