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Chicago Cubs Fans Are Racist… Apparently

Chicago Cubs Fans Are Racist… Apparently

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…]

by April 15, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
God’s Wrathwatch: Soto and Ramirez Back Today, Bradley Back Whenever

God’s Wrathwatch: Soto and Ramirez Back Today, Bradley Back Whenever

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…]

by April 15, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
New Ownerwatch: Not Getting Done Any Time Soon

New Ownerwatch: Not Getting Done Any Time Soon

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…]

by April 15, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
The Cublogoverse is Going Corporate

The Cublogoverse is Going Corporate

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…]

by April 14, 2009 Cublogoverse
Oh Yeah, Aramis Ramirez is Hurt, Too

Oh Yeah, Aramis Ramirez is Hurt, Too

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…]

by April 14, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Milton Bradley is Fragile: Out for Three to Five Days

Milton Bradley is Fragile: Out for Three to Five Days

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…]

by April 14, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Rockies 0, Cubs 4, April 13, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Rockies 0, Cubs 4, April 13, 2009

It’s raining men… er, rain. Rain. A solid all-around outing for the Cubs, but on part stuck out more than the rest.

by April 14, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Series Preview: Colorado Rockies v. Chicago Cubs, April 13 and April 15, 2009

Series Preview: Colorado Rockies v. Chicago Cubs, April 13 and April 15, 2009

The Chicago Cubs kick off their home schedule with a totally normal, and not at all bizarre two-game, off-day-in-the-middle series against the Colorado Rockies.  A refresher on the series preview[Read More…]

by April 13, 2009 Series Previews
God’s Wrathwatch: Soto and Bradley Both Out Today

God’s Wrathwatch: Soto and Bradley Both Out Today

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…]

by April 13, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

This is Just Sick

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…]

by April 13, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 8, Brewers 5, April 12, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 8, Brewers 5, April 12, 2009

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.

by April 13, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Milton Bradley is Fragile: Bradley Leaves in the 4th

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…]

by April 12, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Kevin Gregg is Still the Cubs Closer

Kevin Gregg is Still the Cubs Closer

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…]

by April 12, 2009 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs News
Oh Thank God – The Cubs Might Save $400k

Oh Thank God – The Cubs Might Save $400k

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…]

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 6, Brewers 5, April 11, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 6, Brewers 5, April 11, 2009

Lose one late, win one late. The latter feels a lot better.

by April 12, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Koyie Hill is an Excellent Scapegoat

Koyie Hill is an Excellent Scapegoat

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…]

by April 11, 2009 Analysis and Commentary

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