Archive for March, 2009
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…]
Milton Bradley DH’d for the Chicago Cubs yesterday, a week after leaving his first Spring Training game with quad soreness. When it happened, I was like, “Oh my God, here[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs played two meaningless exciting Spring Training games yesterday. Perhaps the most important thing to come out of them was the healthy performance of Milton Bradley. Of course,[Read More…]
Thanks to BCB for tracking down the broadcast schedule for the rest of the Cubs Spring Training. 3/4 vs. Cle: WGN Radio 3/4 vs. Sox: WGN-TV 3/5 vs. Sox: WGN-TV,[Read More…]
In case you had a hankerin’ to get some Chicago Cubs box tickets, oh, and in case you’re all kinds of rich, you can participate in an auction beginning today[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs have a couple in-house options for the last spot on their bench. It’s got to be a guy who can back up an infield spot or two.[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs defeated the Oakland Athletics! Or something. It doesn’t matter. On to what does matter: the positional, rotational, and bullpen…onal battles. Not much on the positional front. Jake[Read More…]
Rich Harden hasn’t made it into a Chicago Cubs Spring Training game yet, but that’s not yet a concern. Among rational people, anyway. The good news is Harden is pitching[Read More…]
Steve Phillips is a former, and completely unsuccessful, MLB general manager. Steve Phillips is a current, and completely unsuccessful, ESPN commentator. Phillips recently picked the Chicago Cubs to win the[Read More…]
Allegedly, Milton Bradley is going to play on Wednesday. Bradley left his first Spring Training game with quad tightness. Oh, and then he was sore for several days. Oh, and[Read More…]
Carlos Zambrano looked thoroughly uninjured as he mowed down the D-Backs. I think the Cubs lost, though. On to the important stuff: Neither Aaron Miles nor Mike Fontenot distinguished himself[Read More…]
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