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Epstein will be the Cubs' Obama

Epstein will be the Cubs’ Obama

“Change we can believe in” will return for a 2012 campaign, but it won’t be President Barack Obama’s.  The phrase will undoubtedly be resurrected by Cubs Nation once Theo Epstein is officially calling the shots.  It will be hard for the North Side not to deposit all hope after recently experiencing a 71-91 season as…

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The Cubs GM job:  Who's next?

The Cubs GM job: Who’s next?

Prayers have been answered for the majority of Cubs fans. Jim Hendry has been fired and Tom Ricketts will now commence an epic search for an individual who can handle the enormous burden of ending a century-long drought.  It will be a tough task for next Cubs General Manager to create a new legacy, given…

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Trade inactivity should seal Jim Hendry's fate

Trade inactivity should seal Jim Hendry’s fate

The MLB Trade Deadline has officially passed and Jim Hendry and the Chicago Cubs only managed to make one move by trading Kosuke Fukudome.  The relative inactivity will most likely (and hopefully) be the end of Jim Hendry as we know him.  Fans were expecting and hoping for some form of an “everything-must-go” type sale,…

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Cubs and Indians swap Fukudome for prospects

Cubs and Indians swap Fukudome for prospects

The Chicago Cubs have sent Kosuke Fukudome to the Cleveland Indians for a few prospects.  To those that were following for the past week or so, this won’t come as much of a surprise since there had been reports that the Indians were basically the only team interested in Kosuke’s services. @hoynsie is claiming, “Prospects…

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Near the cellar, it's time for Cubs to be sellers

Near the cellar, it’s time for Cubs to be sellers

After Carlos Marmol blew his seventh save on Thursday night, (and almost blew the game this afternoon) it’s time for the Cubs to start looking for suitors for Marmol and other players.  With each game passing, it becomes more evident that the 2011 Chicago Cubs will not be making the playoffs nor do they have…

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If Hendry stays, so could Pena

If Hendry stays, so could Pena

Breaking News:   Doug Davis and Rodrigo Lopez are mediocre starting pitchers.   Who saw that coming? Sarcasm aside, I think it’s safe to say that after the San Francisco Giants swept Tuesday’s doubleheader and pushed the Cubs to 12.0 games back, it’s time to at least consider trade possibilities.  If you want to take it a…

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