Archive for February, 2009
No more speculation necessary, Carlos Marmol is officially out of the WBC. Allow me to be the first to say woo. And might I add hoo.
Several months ago, the Cublogverse suffered a kick squarely to the crotch when Joe Aiello announced that he was shuttering the venerable Cubs blog, View from the Bleachers. All wasn’t[Read More…]
So, not that either second baseman looked likely to become a Chicago Cub, it’s worth noting that Orlando Hudson and Brian Roberts don’t look likely to be Cubs any time[Read More…]
So, late last week Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella threw out his thoughts on the lineup for this season in response to the rampant interest in Alfonso Soriano’s spot. His[Read More…]
Here’s a way to kill a few minutes. Try to figure out the precise contours of the various teams’ territory, particularly the two Chicago teams. I’m not trying to be[Read More…]
MLBTradeRumors recently put together a solid list of the available lefty relievers on the market, who specialize in getting left-handed hitters out (that’s LOOGYs to us nerds). The list looks[Read More…]
Milwaukee Brewers manager Ken Macha recently said he plans to bat Rickie Weeks and J.J. Hardy at the top of the lineup this year, and in light of the persistent[Read More…]
I would embed if I could. You want to go to here: Boys of Spring – Matt Wagner Impersonates Harry Caray.
The Chicago Cubs acquired Kevin Gregg from the Florida Marlins at the outset of the off-season, and the deal was roundly reviled for two reasons: 1.) It meant Kerry Wood[Read More…]
This post is directed mostly at my Cub logging brethren, so if you’re not in that community – or not particularly interested in it – then you might just ignore[Read More…]
The non-story that won’t go away (and we won’t let it, damn it!), well, won’t go away. As spring training begins, details are emerging about the possible Cubs-Padres Jake Peavy[Read More…]
The drama surrounding whether or not Carlos Marmol will (obliterate his arm and) pitch for the Dominican Republic in the upcoming World Baseball Classic is starting to take on the[Read More…]
It’s almost too sad to post. We finally get a good picture of the Zambranostache, but only after it met its demise. BRING IT BACK, CARLOS!
In case you didn’t know, you can start getting single game tickets for 2009 Chicago Cubs games today. Several ways to do it: Via the Internet: Visitors to cubs.com can[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs have a full outfield, a full payroll, and a full clubhouse. But that’s not stopping Paul Sullivan from daydreaming about a Manny Ramirez acquisition. I’ll spare you[Read More…]
Chicago Cubs’ bench spots are limited. Not like those offers for Snuggies on TV are limited. The Cubs’ bench spots are actually limited. There are going to be five guys[Read More…]
Just what every Cubs fan has been itching to hear: Albert Pujols loves St. Louis, and doesn’t really care about his current contract – which underpays him by some $10[Read More…]
Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella is tasked with picking the number five starter out of the Sean Marshall, Aaron Heilman, Chad Gaudin, and Jeff Samardzija bin by the end of[Read More…]
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