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Archive for March, 2009

Obsessive New Ownerwatch: It Ain’t Happening By Opening Day

Obsessive New Ownerwatch: It Ain’t Happening By Opening Day

I never thought that timetable was realistic, but at least now the team is confirming it. The Cubs aren’t likely to have their new owner in place by Opening Day,[Read More...]

by March 23, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Obsessive Harden Shoulderwatch: Er, Flu-Like Symptomwatch

Obsessive Harden Shoulderwatch: Er, Flu-Like Symptomwatch

Rich Harden was scratched from his scheduled start on Friday because of those dreaded “flu-like symptoms” – seriously, what is the deal with calling the illness “flu-like symptoms” instead of[Read More...]

by March 23, 2009 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs News
2009 Chicago Cubs Closerwatch: It’s the Final Countdown

2009 Chicago Cubs Closerwatch: It’s the Final Countdown

In case you hadn’t noticed, Spring Training Battlewatch has come to a close. With fewer and fewer battles remaining, it’s time to focus on the specific battles remaining. The closer[Read More...]

by March 23, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

A new feature: The Wrigleyville Experience

In case you hadn’t noticed, we’ve added a couple new features in the Chicago Cubs Resources section of the site. Namely, we put together some useful resources for planning a[Read More...]

by March 22, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Corey Koskie Calls it a Career

Corey Koskie Calls it a Career

The writing was more or less on the wall after Corey Koskie had to leave a Spring Training game a few days ago, continuing to battle the effects of post-concussion[Read More...]

by March 22, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Mike Fontenot is a Star

Mike Fontenot is a Star

Mike Fontenot will take time from his busy playing baseball schedule to play himself in an episode of TBS’s “My Boys,” which I’m sure is a really great show. Fontenot[Read More...]

by March 22, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
The Cublogoverse Chicago Cubs Prospect Poll: March

The Cublogoverse Chicago Cubs Prospect Poll: March

Announcing a new feature here at Bleacher Nation: the Cublogoverse Chicago Cubs Prospect Poll. With the help of some of your favorite other Cubs blogs, we’ve put together a poll[Read More...]

The Cubs Used to Have Nice Prospects

The Cubs Used to Have Nice Prospects

Rotoworld recently reflected upon it’s top 100 prospects from 2004, and sure enough, the Cubs had several entries in the list. That year or perhaps slightly before marked perhaps the[Read More...]

by March 21, 2009 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects

There Was a Rumor About the Cubs Trading Carlos Zambrano?

This is news to me – new, old news to be precise. One of the craziest rumors at the winter meetings in December centered on the Cubs — after completing[Read More...]

by March 21, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Why the 2009 Houston Astros Will Suck

Why the 2009 Houston Astros Will Suck

This is the fourth installment in Bleacher Nation’s 2009 preview of the National League Central – specifically, how every team not named the Cubs is going to suck. Previously: Cincinnati[Read More...]

Spring Training Battlewatch: Lou Spills Some Beans

Spring Training Battlewatch: Lou Spills Some Beans

Today, instead of looking at box scores, let’s just look at some things manager Lou Piniella said yesterday. “There are two jobs open in that bullpen as far as I’m[Read More...]

by March 20, 2009 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs News
Sean Marshall Wins the Fifth Starter Spot, Aaron Heilman Wins, um, a Paycheck

Sean Marshall Wins the Fifth Starter Spot, Aaron Heilman Wins, um, a Paycheck

What has been a foregone conclusion for a week or more is now simply a conclusion. Sean Marshall will open the season as the Chicago Cubs fifth starter. Aaron Heilman[Read More...]

by March 20, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
The Fourth Cut is the Relatively Shallowest

The Fourth Cut is the Relatively Shallowest

Well the Chicago Cubs won’t be turning Japanese, I think they’re turning Japanese, I really think so. The team sent Ken Kadukura and Esmailin Caridad, both pitchers, to minor league[Read More...]

Micah Hoffpauir is in like Flynn; Gathright Out Like, um, Flout?

Micah Hoffpauir is in like Flynn; Gathright Out Like, um, Flout?

Well, the roster is really taking shape, and it’s taking the shape of a hulking, 29 year old rookie. Micah Hoffpauir is going to make the Chicago Cubs. “Hoffpauir’s fine,”[Read More...]

by March 19, 2009 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs News

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