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The Cubs must trade Matt Garza

The Cubs must trade Matt Garza While Ryan Dempster is the pitcher mentioned frequently in trade talks as the trade deadline approaches, Matt Garza is the pitcher the Cubs should be actively pushing to other teams.  The move didn’t make sense when Jim Hendry shipped off five players, including top prospects Hak-Ju Lee and Chris Archer, for the Tampa Bay pitcher prior to the 2011 season. The Cubs were likely ...

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Jim Hendry: Former Cub GM

Dave Kaplan is reporting via twitter right now that Cub General Manager has been fired. Hendry was under contract through the 2012 season, however the Cubs management has deemed his time has ran up. Assistant GM Randy Bush will replace Hendry as the Cubs GM for the remainder of the season. No one knows as of yet the exact grounds of termination, however this is most certainly a surprise after Bob Nightengal ...

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Zambrano Episode Shows Current State of Franchise Disorder

As the entire world knows, Carlos Zambrano retired from baseball for all of about 24 hours. Being the proverbial multi-million dollar baby that he is, Zambrano pouted off the field in dramatic fashion yet again which has Cubs fans saying 'enough is enough.' The mere fact that Zambrano stormed off the field belies the fact that the Cubs franchise--a well-storied franchise--is being made a mockery from the to ...

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Carlos Zambrano is Right: The Cubs are Embarrassing.

I am not one that usually agrees with Chicago Cub's pitcher, Carlos Zambrano, but he spoke nothing but truth yesterday when he called the Cubs "embarrassing' after being swept by the St. Louis Cardinals. I don't know if any of you have watched the Cubs lately(or any time, really) but if you have, it's hard not to agree with Zambrano's assessment. The Cubs will most likely suspend Zambrano, but I don't see a ...

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Gonzalez, Dunn, or none of the above?

While the Cubs continue to play good baseball, mostly thanks to stellar starting pitching, the talk continues to be about 2011 and beyond. Included in that is the gaping hole on the Cubs' roster for next season is first base, where Xavier Nady has been playing a majority of the time since Derrek Lee's departure. Two potential fills for that hole were in the news this morning, the Padres' Adrian Gonzalez, an ...

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