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Series Preview: Marlins v. Cubs, April 30 – May 3, 2009

Series Preview: Marlins v. Cubs, April 30 – May 3, 2009

The Chicago Cubs welcome the Florida Marlins to town and hope to stop the madness.  A refresher on the series preview here at Bleacher Nation: The idea is to hook[Read More…]

by April 30, 2009 Series Previews
If Aramis Ramirez Goes on the DL Today, Bobby Scales Will Get the Call

If Aramis Ramirez Goes on the DL Today, Bobby Scales Will Get the Call

The Chicago Cubs might place Aramis Ramirez on the 15-day disabled list with a strained calf today. Which would suck. But if they do, never fear, because there’s a 31-year[Read More…]

by April 30, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Diamondbacks 10, April 29, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Diamondbacks 10, April 29, 2009

That was unpleasant.

by April 30, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Koyie Hill to Get More Starts Over Geovany Soto?

Koyie Hill to Get More Starts Over Geovany Soto?

Koyie Hill spelled Chicago Cubs starting catcher Geovany Soto last night, and came up with three hits, bringing his season average up to .318. Soto, by contrast, is hitting just[Read More…]

by April 29, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
God’s Wrathwatch: Aramis Ramirez May Be Headed to DL

God’s Wrathwatch: Aramis Ramirez May Be Headed to DL

Milton Bradley is back, Carlos Marmol is back, and Derrek Lee is set to be back tonight. But third baseman Aramis Ramirez is still out with a strained calf. And[Read More…]

by April 29, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 11, D-Backs 3, April 28, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 11, D-Backs 3, April 28, 2009

It’s really nice to see the Cubs spreading the offense among several games instead of using it all up in a just a handful of wins. Oh. Wait.

by April 29, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
So What’s Going to Happen With Luis Vizcaino?

So What’s Going to Happen With Luis Vizcaino?

The Chicago Cubs designated reliever Luis Vizcaino for assignment four days ago. Recall that when a player is designated for assignment, a team has 10 days to trade or release[Read More…]

by April 28, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
God’s Wrathwatch: Ramirez, Bradley, Marmol, Lee – Holy Crap That’s a Lot of All Stars

God’s Wrathwatch: Ramirez, Bradley, Marmol, Lee – Holy Crap That’s a Lot of All Stars

Yes, the Cubs have stunk with a capital F over the last week, losing five of six. But it’s not as though they’ve been playing full strength. that is, of[Read More…]

by April 28, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Diamondbacks 7, April 27, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Diamondbacks 7, April 27, 2009

Well, that was fun. Mmm. More errors than runs. Always good.

by April 28, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
The Cublogoverse Says Kosuke Fukudome is HAWT

The Cublogoverse Says Kosuke Fukudome is HAWT

Yeah, yeah. It’s April and Kosuke Fukudome is one of the hottest hitters in baseball. What else is new. But had to give a shout to Zoner Sports, if for[Read More…]

by April 27, 2009 Cublogoverse
Series Preview: Cubs v. Diamondbacks, April 27 – April 29

Series Preview: Cubs v. Diamondbacks, April 27 – April 29

The Chicago Cubs head on down to Arizona to take on the Diamondbacks this week.  And yes, I realize that’s the old logo. In case you haven’t noticed, I have[Read More…]

by April 27, 2009 Series Previews
OMG Soriano Batted Third! OMG it Didn’t Last!

OMG Soriano Batted Third! OMG it Didn’t Last!

OMG Alfonso Soriano totally batted somewhere other than lead off this weekend!!!! And then he went back to lead off on Sunday, and the Cubs kicked the Cardinals’ collective ass.[Read More…]

by April 27, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 10, Cardinals 3, April 26, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 10, Cardinals 3, April 26, 2009

Whew, the Cubs managed to pull out a victory in St. Louis and avoid the sweep. A lot of guys stepped up, but no one more than Kosuke Fukudome.

by April 27, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Cubs Injuries Reaching Hilarious Proportions: Derrek Lee Has an Owwie Neck

God never sleeps. Cubs first baseman Derrek Lee had to come out of Sunday’s game after the first inning because of neck spasms, and his status is day-to-day. cubs.com. Lee[Read More…]

by April 26, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Carlos Zambrano is Totally Zorro, and Injury Stuff

Carlos Zambrano is Totally Zorro, and Injury Stuff

Carlos Zambrano is now officially Zorro, the masked avenger, riding in on horseback to save the day. No, not just because his name starts with a Z, or because of[Read More…]

by April 26, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Mike Lupica Just Blasted Milton Bradley

Mike Lupica Just Blasted Milton Bradley

On the Sports Reporters this morning, Mike Lupica used his parting thoughts to tear Chicago Cubs outfielder/bench sitter Milton Bradley a new one. Following Bradley’s comments this week that the[Read More…]

by April 26, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

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