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Brewers Close to Hiring Bob Brenly?


From Twitter of Doug Russell.


Randy Moss to Vikings

Welcome back to the NFC North, Randy. Favre had been pining for Moss as a teammate, looks like he might get his wish. This according to Jay Glazer on twitter. Bill Simmons seems to concur. Looks...

CBS' "Undercover Boss" shooting at Wrigley


Ricketts family member wears beard and goes undercover as beer vendor as part of CBS series "Undercover Boss"

Hall of Fame Hats Quiz


In honor of the Hawk's induction to the HOF, how many of the 14 blurred players' hats can you name?

Benny the Bull Beaten Up


First Porky, now Benny. Someone get Staley the Bear on the horn.

Bleed Cubbie Blue Fantasy Football 2010


BCB Fantasy Football is back for a third year! Managers who were in last year's league have been invited back. If you too would like to join, please make sure: 1) You are a member of BCB 2) You will be online on September 2 at 7 PM for an auction draft (Cubs off day) 3) You will set and maintain a lineup at least once a week In case the link doesn't work, the league ID is: 13157 and the password is: santo Good luck!


Four to the mouth: The New IBB

On several occasions, Bob Brenly has referenced this new rule: 8.02 The pitcher shall not- (a) (1) Bring his pitching hand in contact with his mouth or lips while in the 18 foot circle...


Your 2009-2010 AP Defensive Rookie of the Year: Clay Matthews?

In light of AP's Rookie of the Year Brian Cushing's suspension for steroid use (which occurred during the season) the AP plans to revote for the defensive rookie of the year.

Byrd to hit leadoff vs. LHP, Theriot to 8th, Nady 4th?


Looks like Lou is making this change "after Sunday's 3-2 loss" and due to Theriot being "1-11 vs. LHP". Sample size much?

Ubaldo Jimenez throws first Rox No Hitter


7 K's and 6 BB's. Talk about effectively wild....First No Hitter in Rox brief history. This kid was super hyped pre-season, and looks like he's living up to it...

ONEDEC to bat 9th for the Pirates


Someone please convince me why this is a good idea. Also, why is it always a NL Central team trying this? (LaRussa, Yost, now the Bucs?)

Bleed Cubbie Blue Fantasy Baseball 2010


Hi Fantasy Baseball/Cubs fans! It's again time to ruin a fine season of baseball by forcing you to cheer for 22 random players and stay up late to see if Adrian Gonzalez gets a hit vs. the Pirates. It could only be fantasy baseball! The league I set up is similar to the leagues I've set up here on BCB for the last 2 years. Here are the details: 12 team H2H 6x6 (standard 5x5 cats + OPS and K/BB) Weekly lineup settings $200 FAAB for waiver pickups Lineups: C, 1B, 2B, SS, 3B, 4 OF, CI, MI, UTIL, 5 SP, 3 RP New to Yahoo this year: $300 budget auction Auction is March 16 at 7:00 PM CST. Please make sure you can make the auction before joining the league. Missing players at auctions are lousy. Here is the join info: league ID: 299223 password: santo Please Rec this post to keep it up until we get 12 teams. I will make a second league if there is enough interest. Go Cubs and Go Team Fukudometer!


New Additions to the UC 300 level: Madhouse on Madison

Here is a link to the new additions to the United Center this year. I called in to select my seats for my 11 game plan* and noticed a new addition to the seating chart in sections 312 and 329. A...

Tom Gorzelanny is Sloth from Goonies. Have you ever seen them in a room together? I think not....


Tom Gorzelanny is Sloth from Goonies. Have you ever seen them in a room together? I think not. Still not convinced? Check out these incriminating photos: Gorzesloth and Slothelanny When asked for comment, Mr. Gorzelanny said, "Baby....Ruth?"

ONEDEC back in NL Central: Pirates


Pirates get ONEDEC and Clement for Snell and Jack Wilson.


Peddlers to be banned from Wrigley Field area?

There is a push by alderman Tom Tunney to create a 2 block radius "no peddling zone". Peddlers aren't allowed on the grounds of Wrigley Field, but many brick and mortar businesses are losing their...

Official Bleed Cubbie Blue Fantasy Football (second league added!)


Accept no imitations. Last year we had 12 teams, most of whom were active. Check the link if interested. $0 entry fee and $0 to the winner, but they can add it to their signature line. Live draft in August right before a 9 pm San Diego-Cubs away game. Please commit to being at the live draft online if you sign up. It should take less than 2 hours. n order to join the league, follow the link above or go to game front page, click the "Sign Up Now" or "Get Another Team" button and follow the links to "Join a Custom League". When prompted, enter the League ID# and password below. (second league info) League ID#: 253451 Password: bricksandivy

More reason to drink Jack Daniel's. I really hope he's not getting any compensation for this....


More reason to drink Jack Daniel's. I really hope he's not getting any compensation for this. Wonder if HWSNBN has it trademarked?

ST Holders offered Cubs-Yankees tickets for New Yankee Stadium.


ST Holders offered Cubs-Yankees tickets for New Yankee Stadium.

Here is an email I just got from the Cubs. It's a nice "bone". I'm definitely in for 6. Wondering if other ST holders have success and how many tickets they get. Dear Season Ticket Holder, The Chicago Cubs are pleased to inform you that we have just received confirmation from the New York Yankees regarding purchasing opportunities for the first ever games at the New Yankee Stadium featuring the Chicago Cubs vs. the New York Yankees on Friday, April 3 at 7:05 EST and Saturday, April 4 at 1:05 EST. The Yankees have set aside a limited number of tickets for both games. The tickets will range in price from $20-$45. Due to the close proximity of this offer with the actual game dates, we will need to obtain your response, if interested, by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 16th. Orders will be filled starting with the available $45 tickets. All tickets will be sold on a first come - first served basis. There will be a purchase limit of 6 tickets total per season ticket account. A $5 postage and handling charge will be added to all completed orders. If your order is filled successfully, the tickets will be mailed to you at the address you submit. If you'd like to take part in this special offer, please reply back to this email (there will be no phone sales) no later than 5:00 P.M. on 3/16 with the following information: 1) Acct # 2) Name: 3) Street_______________________________ 4) City_________________State____Zip_____ 5) Credit Card #_____________________ exp. date______ 6) Choice of Game: April 3 April 4 Either 7) Number of Tickets: (please note that your total number cannot exceed 6) Unfortunately we will not be able to quote specific locations or prices prior to your order being addressed. We will process all orders with the best available seats that we have at our disposal. It is our hope that we will be able to accommodate all season ticket holders that would like to take part in this offer. However, due to the limited availability of tickets, your reply does not guarantee that your order will be filled as we will be filling orders on a first come-first served basis. We will contact you within a few business days of the response deadline with an email letting you know whether your order was able to be filled.

Moises Alou to Retire


Word has it that die hard Moises Alou fans are quite pissed off. Moises' hands, however, are exactly the opposite of pissed off.

Norm Van Lier dead at 61

[From the FanShots. Very sad and sudden news. -ed.] Pretty sad news. Here is the link to the Trib article.

Fresh off the Heilman Deal: Cubs to sign Bako, looking at Looper, Wolf? Ebiru the new Onedec?

Fresh off scooping the Cubs' acquisition of Aaron Heilman, ESPN Radio's Bruce Levine has more info about the team's plans. Levine says the Cubs will sign backup catcher Paul Bako to a one-year,...

Cubs Club ticket presale opportunity


I just got an email from the cubs about the opportunity to buy some advance tickets if you join the "Cubs Club". Above is a link to the Cubs Club site. Here is the email I got: As someone who has signed up for the Cubs' season ticket holder waiting list, we know how much you love the Cubs. And the best way for you to guarantee Cubs tickets for this summer is to become a member of the Cubs Club! Join the Cubs Club now and in addition to all the great benefits you'll enjoy, you'll also have the opportunity to purchase up to 12 tickets (Marquee level) or 4 tickets (Ivy level) before they go on sale to the general public. Want more? We have more: - Special Wrigley Entrance -- get your own members-only entrance when you show your membership card - Exclusive email and content: All members receive access to a special members-only section featuring interactive cameras at Wrigley and more Here's the catch: Joining the Cubs Club costs $20. Ivy Level is $129. Marquee level is $249. Yipes!


Cubs Convention Jan 16-18

Hey BCBers, only 4 days until the 24th Annual Cubs Convention. This is my first Cubs convention after being a season ticket holder for 5 years, and I really don't know what to expect. Maybe some of...


Rockies interested in Marquis? Marquis for Taveras?Baker?

The Rockies have internally discussed acquiring Jason Marquis from the Cubs. Marquis for Willy Taveras might interest the Rockies if the Cubs were willing to eat some salary, but the Cubs would...


Marmol in Car Accident- Minor Injuries

Carlos Marmol suffered minor injuries in a car accident early Tuesday in the Dominican Republic. Marmol, who was in a car that was hit by a truck, wrote in an e-mail to The Associated Press that...


OT: Brett Favre traded to Jets

FOXSports.com's Jay Glazer reports that the Packers have traded Brett Favre to the Jets. In compensation, the Packers are believed to get a draft pick which is conditional on his and the Jets'...

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