Wrigleyville

RedEye 'Hoods




Wrigleyville

Cubs trade for 3B Ian Stewart

Cubs trade for 3B Ian Stewart

If you liked Tyler Colvin and wanted to see what he was made of, you’re out of luck.  Colvin and DJ LeMahieu have been traded to the Colorado Rockies for Ian Stewart and Casey Weathers.  I used to take pride in being able to project certain moves the Cubs would make in any given offseason…

Read More...


Cubs acquire RF David DeJesus

Cubs acquire RF David DeJesus

Does this sound familiar?:  “I don’t see the Cubs addressing right field as a priority and they will likely see what Colvin is made of when given a full season to work with.  Expect Colvin to get most of the work in right in 2012.”  If not, you didn’t read my recent post that will…

Read More...


Cubs find guy in "Swaim"

Cubs find guy in “Swaim”

Well, just a day after this, Dale Sveum is the new manager of the Chicago Cubs after agreeing to a three year contract with an option for a fourth year.  Sveum only has 16 games of Major League managing experience, however he does have 30 years of overall baseball experience.  Initially, it will seem like…

Read More...


Cubs continue search for manager

Cubs continue search for manager

Here’s a quick update on the Cubs search for manager, also known as Phase 2 of the offseason to-do list:   Pete Mackanin, Dale Svuem, Mike Maddux and Sandy Alomar Jr have all gone through the interview process.   Current Texas Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux seemed to make the best impression during his mock…

Read More...



What do YOU think?

We're always on the lookout for more local news freelancers and opinion writers. Interested? Great! E-mail us at redeyehoods@tribune.com

Working for tips! Send us one