Archive for April, 2009
Chicago Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez’s status for today’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals is still a bit up in the air. He was definitely still feeling a twinge[Read More…]
After patting itself on the back regarding the reach of its first racism piece (noting that “Cubs officials expressed disappointment with the Sun-Times story” – see how far reaching it[Read More…]
Rich Harden went just three innings and threw over 90 pitches. Yikes. Still, not what gets the enhancement – especially because we predicted this would happen.
We’ve heard this meme before, and although I don’t want to believe it, I quite frankly don’t have enough experience at Wrigley Field to confirm or deny. The Sun-Times put[Read More…]
In case you missed it, Geovany Soto (shoulder) and Aramis Ramirez (back) are expected back in the starting lineup today against the Rockies. Milton Bradley (tender, tender groin), on the[Read More…]
Remember when the Ricketts family won the bidding for the Chicago Cubs and there was much joy? Remember when they were going to take over by Opening Day and there[Read More…]
There has always been an “old media” element of the Cublogoverse: the Tribune, the Sun-Times, the Daily Herald, etc. Without them – and more importantly, their access – the “new[Read More…]
You may have noticed that the Cubs were without three regulars yesterday. In addition to catcher Geovany Soto and right fielder Milton Bradley, third baseman Aramis Ramirez sat out the[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs have always been persnickety about sharing injury information, but with Milton Bradley a veritable treasure trove of injuries, they’re going to have to open up a bit[Read More…]
It’s raining men… er, rain. Rain. A solid all-around outing for the Cubs, but on part stuck out more than the rest.
The Chicago Cubs open up a two game series against the Rockies at Wrigley Field today – weather permitting – and they’ll be without two big bats: catcher Geovany Soto[Read More…]
Completely and totally unacceptable and disgusting. A dead goat was found hanging on a statute of Harry Caray outside Wrigley Field early Monday on the North Side. A similar incident[Read More…]
How about Reed Johnson’s ridiculous robbing of a grand slam? Doesn’t really show up in the box score. What does, though, is appreciated.
Not that you need me to say it, but get used to it. This will be a regular occurrence all year long. It’s currently unclear what the nature of his[Read More…]
Despite Kevin Gregg’s shaky first save, and even shakier first blown save, Chicago Cubs Manager Lou Piniella says there’s no controversy: Kevin Gregg is the closer. Oh, did I mention[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs dumped reliever Chad Gaudin after a crummy Spring, and looked prepared to eat his $2 million salary. Rejoice! The Cubs look likely to now have to eat[Read More…]
Lose one late, win one late. The latter feels a lot better.
Although a confluence of many things led to the Cubs’ 9th inning loss to the Brewers yesterday, folks are really only focusing on but a couple things. One of which[Read More…]
Lost in the teeth-gnashing about yesterday’s frustrating late loss to the Brewers was a tremendously impressive performance by a guy the Chicago Cubs desperately need to be tremendous this year:[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs left a bajillion guys on base, and Ryan Theriot made a bad decision, but that’s not what the screams will be about…
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