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Darvish Traded

Well, this is where we are. The Cubs just dumped the best pitcher in the National League to the San Diego Padres for a poor man’s Kyle Hendricks and 4 prospects, the oldest of whom is 20 years old. All the prospects are ranked between 11 and 16 in The Padres’ system on MLB.com’s MLBPipeline. […]

FROM THE HOME OFFICE: Cubs Giving Out Minor League Deals in a Major Way

The Chicago Cubs have been giving out minor league deals with a lot of regularity in this offseason, so far focusing on bullpen arms. First came a waiver claim on hard throwing man-mountain Robert Stock, then they’ve spend the last two days reaching minor league deals with former Yankee James Holder and former National James […]

WHAT’S OLD IS NEW AGAIN — Adam Eaton Returns to Sox on Free Agent Deal

In a move that could have easily been inspired by Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman’s penchant for re-acquiring former players, the White Sox re-acquired RF Adam Eaton on a one-year deal for $7 million, with a team option for 2022 at $8.5 million on Tuesday. This move was necessitated by the failed experiment of having Nomar […]

FROM THE HOME OFFICE — Len Kasper Moves South to Join Sox Radio Booth

As if 2020 couldn’t be weird enough, we learned very late Thursday night that Cubs TV voice Len Kasper has taken his microphone and moved to the White Sox radio booth, as the team prepares to head back to WMVP-AM 1000. He takes over after Andy Masur’s one-year run as the full-time play-by-play voice on […]

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