Archive for February, 2009


Carlos Zambrano Has a Huge Mustache, and Other Less Important First Day Stuff

Carlos Zambrano Has a Huge Mustache, and Other Less Important First Day Stuff

Just look at it. Behold it. Is there any doubt that this year is going to be special? Or at least porntastic? Bruce Miles hooks us up hooks us up[Read More…]

by February 14, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Geovany Soto is Still Un-Fat

Geovany Soto is Still Un-Fat

Pitchers and catchers just reported, and we’ve already got some good news to report. Geovany Soto, the reigning Rookie of the Year, is in great shape. Normally, that wouldn’t be[Read More…]

by February 13, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

The Cubs Could Have Had Bobby Abreu for $5 Million, and What it Says about the Milton Bradley Deal

The Cubs Could Have Had Bobby Abreu for $5 Million, and What it Says about the Milton Bradley Deal

So the Angels are expected to sign Bobby Abreu to a one-year, $5 million deal today. I know you’re thinking it. Get it out of your system. It’s ok. OMG![Read More…]

by February 13, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
Pitchers… and Catchers… REPORT!!!

Pitchers… and Catchers… REPORT!!!

It begins.

by February 13, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Brewers Will TAKE OVER WRIGLEY… With 100 Fans

Ever been to a Chicago Cubs game at Miller Park? Yeah, me neither. But that doesn’t mean I’m not aware of the fact that when the Cubs are in town,[Read More…]

by February 12, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Ben Sheets’ Brokenness Doesn’t Make Him Any More Likely to Come Back to the Brewers

Ben Sheets’ Brokenness Doesn’t Make Him Any More Likely to Come Back to the Brewers

The title pretty much says it all, so you’re just wasting your time by actually reading this post. “There’s probably logic to it [re-signing Sheets now that he’s going to[Read More…]

by February 12, 2009 MLB News and Rumors

The 2009 Chicago Cubs Will Win 96 Games

It’s a statistical fact. PECOTA (People for the Ethical Cheering Of Teams, All right?) has projected the Cubs to win 95-96 games next year, based on the current makeup of[Read More…]

by February 12, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Obessive Peavywatch: Jake Peavy Hearts the Padres

Obessive Peavywatch: Jake Peavy Hearts the Padres

Sooooo, yeah. Jake Peavy now says he loves being in San Diego, and is glad he wasn’t traded. Swell. “Absolutely I’m happy. I never wanted to be anywhere else than[Read More…]

by February 12, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Adam Dunn is a Washington National

I done told you he wasn’t going to be an Astro. The Nationals have reached preliminary agreement with free agent Adam Dunn on a two-year, $20 million deal, according to[Read More…]

by February 11, 2009 MLB News and Rumors
You Know Who’s a Pretty Awesome Guy? Jeff Samardzija

You Know Who’s a Pretty Awesome Guy? Jeff Samardzija

Jeff Samardzija, who hasn’t even yet started raking in the serious big league bucks (though he does have a major league contract), is already giving some of his salary back.[Read More…]

by February 11, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Miguel Tejada Is Going to Jail – Maybe

Miguel Tejada Is Going to Jail – Maybe

Houston Astros shortstop Miguel Tejada has been charged with lying to congressional investigators about the use of performance-enhancing drugs in a baseball a few years ago. This has been in[Read More…]

by February 11, 2009 MLB News and Rumors

Behind the Scenes Details of the Heilman Trade Revealed

Behind the Scenes Details of the Heilman Trade Revealed

The offseason has been an active – sometimes painfully so – one for the Chicago Cubs. The most recent, and for some the most perplexing, major move was the trade[Read More…]

Braden Looper is Almost a Brewer

Braden Looper is Almost a Brewer

Looks like Brewers’ general manager Doug Melvin was full of it when he proclaimed just last week that the team was all set, and wouldn’t be making any more moves.[Read More…]

by February 10, 2009 MLB News and Rumors