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Levine: Jim Hendry, Jason McLeod Also In The Mix For Mariners GM Job

By Bruce Levine–

CHICAGO (CBS) — The timing of the firing of Seattle general manager Jack Zduriencik caught some baseball insiders off guard. The Mariners, picked in many offseason prognostication sites to win the American League West, were one of the biggest disappointments – if not the biggest — in the game this season. 405 more words


Levine: Samardzija Deal Could Be A Hit For Player, Team, City

By Bruce Levine-

SAN DIEGO (CBS) — The deal of the Winter Meetings that became official Tuesday can be an all-around win for the White Sox, newly acquired right-hander Jeff Samardzija and the city of Chicago. 342 more words


An Open Letter to the 2007 Cubs

(In this dark period of endless rebuilding, with another year gone with a guarantee of not making the playoffs, and a front office group that seems determined to not invest in the Major League talent that the Chicago Cubs deserve, let’s take a moment to travel back, in time, if you will, to another team; the 2007 Cubs, who won and helped make Wrigley Field packed with attending, paying fans every night.) 895 more words


The Price is Wrong, Bitch!

Let me start by saying I should’ve amended that headline to “The Price is right, but the time is wrong, bitch!” but it just didn’t have the same punch to it and I’m never one pass up an opportunity to make a… 567 more words

Ryan L. Smith

Theo Epstein Is Smarter Than You

I was going to wait and write about the Cubs over the All-Star break, but after last night’s huge trade involving Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel for Addison Russell, I couldn’t wait. 1,914 more words

Levine: Cubs Name Ted Lilly As Special Assistant To President/General Manager

By Bruce Levine-

(CBS) Former Cubs pitcher Ted Lilly has signed on with the team to be a special assistant to president of baseball operations Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer, it was announced Tuesday. 197 more words


Ofman: Soriano Wasn't Worth It

By George Ofman-

(CBS) I’m a bit flummoxed by those who heaped a whole lot of love on Alfonso Soriano upon his departure. They called him a good influence in the clubhouse and a guy who learned to play left field. 531 more words