CAUTION: The results are pretty awful. Three of the guys we acquired this off-season to be a part of this team aren't even with us anymore (Gathright, Vizcaino, and Bako). And, a fourth guy has been on two fake DL stints and is likely on his way out the door (Miles).
12/31/08 Traded Mark DeRosa to Cleveland for RHPs Jeff Stevens and Chris Archer and LHP John Gaub.
06/27/09 Hendry contacts Cleveland to inquire about trading back for Mark DeRosa.
06/30/09 Mark DeRosa is currently playing for St. Louis, batting .263 with 50 RBIs (would lead the Cubs in RBIs).
12/31/08 Signed INF Aaron Miles to a two-year contract.
05/27/09 Placed 2B Aaron Miles on the 15-Day disabled list retroactive to May 26, 2009. Right shoulder strain (fake injury #1).
06/29/09 Placed 2B Aaron Miles on the 15-Day disabled list retroactive to June 21, 2009. Hyperextended right elbow (fake injury #2).
01/08/09 Signed OF Milton Bradley to a three-year contract.
06/30/09 Milton Bradley currently has played in only 59/73 games, suspended once, and batting just .238 with 17 RBIs
01/30/09 Signed free agent catcher Paul Bako to a one-year contract.
03/30/09 Released C Paul Bako.