Found December 27, 2011 on
Imagine if one of your children loved getting drunk, ripping off their shirt and getting a sun tan while enjoying their mediocrity, but your other child was low-key and kept to themselves. This was the case when a Chicago mother of two 6-year-old twins had one son who is a Chicago White Sox fan and a daughter that is a diehard Chicago Cubs fan. Well mom thought it would be a fun idea to give the diehard Sox fan a Cubs pillow pet. It didn’t go over well.
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The Chicago Cubs have agreed to one-year contracts with right-handers Andy Sonnanstine and Manny Corpas.
The deals, which are non-guaranteed split contracts, were announced Monday. Terms were not available.
Sonnanstine, who turns 29 in March, was 28-31 with a 5.26 ERA in five seasons with Tampa Bay. He made 80 starts in 132 appearances.
The 29-year-old Corpas spent five seasons...
The Red Sox have been linked to Matt Garza a few times throughout this offseason, and the rumors are intensifying. Talks regarding Garza are "heating up," according to David Kaplan of Comcast Sportsnet Chicago. The Red Sox, Yankees and Blue Jays are reportedly all involved when it comes to trying to land the Chicago right-hander. Kaplan notes, however, that the asking price...
The Tokyo Yakult Swallows have formally announced the signing of outfielder Lastings Milledge according to a Sanso report (passed on from Patrick Newman of NPB Tracker.) The deal is worth $750k with unknown performance bonuses included as well as a club option for 2013.
Milledge last appeared in the Majors this past season (2 games) as a member of the Chicago White Sox. He spent...
What appear to be some pretty casual comments about Matt Garza by Nick Carardo have turned on the rumor machine. Naturally the Red Sox and Yankees are included, but I'd be surprised; they'd have had this done sooner.
In addition to losing a tremendously talented pitcher after trading Mark Buehrle, the Chicago White Sox also lost one of the most influential clubhouse leaders in recent memory. Similar to teammate Paul Konerko’s contribution to the offense, Buehrle’s work ethic and consistently superb performance was the backbone of an admittedly volatile Sox pitching staff.
However, now that...
The Cubs added two more pitchers to the mix on Monday when they signed right-handers Manny Corpas and Andy Sonnanstine to non-guaranteed split contracts.
Last week, Noah looked at some Cubs who the front office should look at trading right now. In this post, he looks at a couple of players who may have more value as the season rolls along.
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Continuing to piece together a roster with players coming off “down” seasons, the Cubs signed right-handed starter Andy Sonnanstine to a non-guaranteed contract Monday while also officially announcing the acquisition of reliever Manny Corpas.
The Chicago Cubs have agreed to a one-year contract with former Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Andy Sonnanstine.
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...