Archive for March, 2009
Rich Harden finally made it into a Spring game today, and the results were good. By that, I mean his shoulder didn’t explode into a season and dream ending burst[Read More…]
So much for the idea that Nomar Garciaparra would take a minor league deal and back up on the cheap for the Chicago Cubs (or anyone else). [The A’s] have[Read More…]
When the Chicago Cubs traded Jason Marquis – and his healthy contract – to the Colorado Rockies earlier this year for Luis Vizcaino – and his healthy contract – the[Read More…]
In a game that Alfonso Soriano called a “must win” (with a wink), the Cubs ended a billion game losing streak. In Spring Training. The battles: Mike Fontenot continued to[Read More…]
It’s been a little while since we’ve obsessed about the sale of the Chicago Cubs. The family Ricketts won the bidding – which means they get exclusive rights to negotiate[Read More…]
This video has been making the rounds. It’s a beautiful, loving, magical expression of what it means to be a teammate. h/t to Wv23 via ACB.
The Cubs continued losing, this time to the Rangers. Meh. Pitching dominated the Spring Training battles this time around: Sean Marshall held some really good Rangers hitters scoreless for four[Read More…]
I want to preface this with a word on accuracy and insight. I screw things up all the time. Sometimes I post things too quickly. Sometimes I don’t check my[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs get blanked by the Milwaukee Brewers. Who kerrs. On to the roster battles: Micah Hoffpauir has cooled considerably, and he put up an 0-fer. Considering the Cubs’[Read More…]
How did I never hear of this before? So many lines running through the head… but I’ll just let it speak for itself.
At least not this year. The Chicago Cubs made the first red tags of the year, sending pitchers Andrew Cashner, Edward Campusano, and Roquet to minor league camp. Given that[Read More…]
The Spring Training Cubs continued a vicious losing streak. Oh no. On to the battles: Koyie Hill is trying to win the backup catcher job from Paul Bako. Hill started,[Read More…]
Milton Bradley was lifted in his first Spring start for a pinch runner after a walk in his first at bat. Much gnashing of teeth and terror ensued. Flash forward[Read More…]
After a couple of successful bullpen sessions, Chicago Cubs pitcher/injured guy Rich Harden is set to throw some more today. And then some more more next week. Harden, who’s on[Read More…]
When the Cubs traded broken/mentally-defective pitcher Rich Hill to the Orioles earlier this year for a player to be named later, most fans figured we were just getting rid of[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs lost to the White Sox… again. Good thing it’s just fake baseball. Though the games are fake, the… battles… are… REAL! (you tittered right there, didn’t you?)[Read More…]
With the breaking news that Alex Rodriguez is undergoing hip surgery – the cyst kind, not the old person kind – I am openly pondering and speculating as to whether[Read More…]
This is the second installment in Bleacher Nation’s weekly series, exploring precisely why the other teams in the National League Central are going to suck in 2009. Previously: Cincinnati Reds.[Read More…]
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