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Archive for May, 2009

Mike Fontenot is a Third Baseman

For the balance of Aramis Ramirez’s absence, it appears Mike Fontenot will be the Chicago Cubs’ primary third baseman. “I think what you’re seeing is the way we’ll go,” manager[Read More…]

by May 31, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Dodgers 0, Cubs 7 – May 30, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Dodgers 0, Cubs 7 – May 30, 2009

That was the first game in a long time where it felt like the Cubs were going to win from the word go.

by May 31, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
The Cublogoverse is BOOOOOOOOO!

The Cublogoverse is BOOOOOOOOO!

There was an excellent dialogue flying back and forth in the Cublogoverse a couple weeks ago (yes, yes, I’m late to the party) on the subject of booing. It’s actually[Read More…]

by May 30, 2009 Cublogoverse
Obsessive New Ownerwatch: Actually, Maybe it Will Happen Soon?

Obsessive New Ownerwatch: Actually, Maybe it Will Happen Soon?

Without getting into complicated finance stuff (that I don’t fully understand), the gist is that this past week, lending institutions got a whole lot less likely to be happy about[Read More…]

by May 30, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Dodgers 1, Cubs 2 – May 29, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Dodgers 1, Cubs 2 – May 29, 2009

Turnabout is fair play, eh Dodgers? Beating Billingsley is a serious accomplishment. Series is tied 1-1, and a split would be juuuust fine with me.

by May 30, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Obsessive New Ownerwatch: MLB Peeved at Slow Pace

Obsessive New Ownerwatch: MLB Peeved at Slow Pace

We’ve all accepted the fact that the Cubs sale is not going to be finalized any time soon. But it sounds like MLB is none too pleased about that fact.[Read More…]

by May 29, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Carlos Zambrano Suspended for Six Games, Won’t Appeal

Carlos Zambrano Suspended for Six Games, Won’t Appeal

Major League Baseball suspended Carlos Zambrano for six games for his outburst on Wednesday, culminating in a street beating of the dugout Gatorade machine. Zambrano does not plan to appeal[Read More…]

Obsessive Harden Shoulder, er Backwatch: Harden Could be Out Several Weeks

Obsessive Harden Shoulder, er Backwatch: Harden Could be Out Several Weeks

The good news is that Rich Harden’s shoulder seems to be holding up despite a pre-existing tear. The bad news is that the seemingly manufactured back injury is actually real.[Read More…]

by May 29, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Dodgers 2, Cubs 1 – May 28, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Dodgers 2, Cubs 1 – May 28, 2009

Well, the offensive woes are somewhat back. Lots of baserunners, just one run. Frustrating to be that close in the 8th and 9th innings and come up short. Totally wasted[Read More…]

by May 29, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Series Preview: Dodgers v. Cubs, May 28 – May 31, 2009

Series Preview: Dodgers v. Cubs, May 28 – May 31, 2009

The Chicago Cubs now host a four-game tilt against the best team in the National League, the Los Angeles Dodgers. Time to see if the Cubs really are turning things[Read More…]

by May 28, 2009 Series Previews
Ted Lilly is a Liar

Ted Lilly is a Liar

Chicago Cubs pitcher Ted Lilly, one of 15 Chicago Cubs currently up for possible fine and suspension by MLB, is a big fat liar according to the MLB ump who[Read More…]

by May 28, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Bobby Scales Back to Chicago – That Was Fast

Bobby Scales had to suffer the indignity of a return to Iowa after performing admirably in the bigs. Um. For one day. Scales was called back up after Ryan Freel[Read More…]

Carlos Zambrano to Milton Bradley: Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Insanier

Yeah, so Carlos Zambrano went ape nuts yesterday when a call at the plate didn’t go his way, and he’s probably going to face a little suspension. Quick, how many[Read More…]

by May 28, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 2, Cubs 5 – May 27, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 2, Cubs 5 – May 27, 2009

Awww yeeeah. Two wins in a row. How recently did that seem absolutely impossible?

by May 28, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores

Remember All Those Roster Moves I Said Would Happen? They Just Did

Not only has Jake Fox been called up from Iowa and Neil Cotts been sent down to AAA, but the Cubs did a whole lot more. Jake Fox, who is[Read More…]

by May 27, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Neil Cotts on His Way Out of Chicago?

Neil Cotts on His Way Out of Chicago?

Apparently there’s a theme today. Get on board. Left-hander Neal Cotts has just about worn out his welcome with manager Lou Piniella as the only left-hander in the Cubs’ bullpen.[Read More…]

by May 27, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

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