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Jake Fox on His Way to Chicago?

Jake Fox on His Way to Chicago?

Probably the hottest hitter in professional baseball, Jake Fox has been absurd with the bat so far this year for AAA Iowa. And given that his parent club has been[Read More…]

by May 27, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Kevin Kouzmanoff on His Way to Chicago?

Kevin Kouzmanoff on His Way to Chicago?

It was only a matter of time before the continued offensive struggles (the last two games against the Pirates aside) of the Chicago Cubs led to calls for a temporary[Read More…]

by May 27, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 1, Cubs 6 – May 26, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 1, Cubs 6 – May 26, 2009

DING DONG, THE WITCH IS DEAD!

by May 27, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Ted Lilly is Milton Bradley’s Hatchetman

Ted Lilly is Milton Bradley’s Hatchetman

Chicago Cubs pitcher Ted Lilly – one of the few bright spots over the past two weeks – got booted from last night’s game for arguing balls and strikes. Did[Read More…]

by May 26, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
The Unbearable Lightness of Keeping Patton

The Unbearable Lightness of Keeping Patton

“In the sunset of dissolution, everything is illuminated by the aura of nostalgia, even the guillotine.” ~ The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera. Late last week, Chicago Cubs pitcher[Read More…]

by May 26, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 10, Cubs 8 – May 25, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 10, Cubs 8 – May 25, 2009

So let me get this straight. The Cubs finally score some runs. A lot of runs, actually. More runs than they’d scored in the previous six games combined. And they[Read More…]

by May 26, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Series Preview: Pirates v. Cubs, May 25 – May 27, 2009

Series Preview: Pirates v. Cubs, May 25 – May 27, 2009

The Chicago Cubs now take on the Pittsburgh Pirates. If a series with the Pirates doesn’t cure what ails the Cubs, nothing will. A refresher on the series preview here[Read More…]

by May 25, 2009 Series Previews
Milton Bradley is Trying to Fix His Umpire Problems By, You Know, Blaming Umpires for His Struggles

Milton Bradley is Trying to Fix His Umpire Problems By, You Know, Blaming Umpires for His Struggles

If his terribly poor performance thus far had not already made him a fan favorite, surely Milton Bradley’s courage in blaming everyone else for his struggles would be the ticket.[Read More…]

by May 25, 2009 Analysis and Commentary

Josh Vitters Has Gone Right Outside His Mind

Tired of thinking about the seven-straight-loss Cubs? Prefer to think about the mythical “future” that will some day be? Me, too. Enter top Chicago Cubs prospect, Josh Vitters. Josh Vitters[Read More…]

by May 25, 2009 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Padres 7 – May 24, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Padres 7 – May 24, 2009

So, the Padres are supposed to be bad, right?

by May 25, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Ryan Theriot Inadvertently Sums Up the Cubs’ Offensive Slump

Ryan Theriot Inadvertently Sums Up the Cubs’ Offensive Slump

As I said before, the Chicago Cubs have scored just 3 runs in their last 45 innings. Such a streak could certainly be the product of once-in-a-decade bad luck, but[Read More…]

by May 24, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Padres 3 – May 23, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Padres 3 – May 23, 2009

The Chicago Cubs have scored 3 runs in their last 45 innings. Allow that to sink in for a moment. Let the disbelief, horror, and hilarious-ridiculousness of that stat wash[Read More…]

by May 24, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Laughing, and Wishing It Was the Cubs

Laughing, and Wishing It Was the Cubs

How awesome is this ticket promotion? It’s a Cheezburger Night wif the Seattle Mariners!!!1! (Safeco Field on Thursday, July 9) Bring awl of ur frends and familee 2 dis fun[Read More…]

by May 23, 2009 Cubs Humor
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Padres 4 – May 22, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Padres 4 – May 22, 2009

Another game, another pathetic offensive performance. Hmm, how to be witty in the face of this…

by May 23, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores

Rich Harden to the Disabled List

Well this kind of came out of nowhere. God is so freaking vengeful. The Cubs placed Rich Harden on the 15-day disabled list with a back strain on Friday, and[Read More…]

by May 22, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Series Preview: Cubs v. Padres, May 22 – May 24, 2009

Series Preview: Cubs v. Padres, May 22 – May 24, 2009

The Chicago Cubs take on the becoming-exceedingly-less hapless San Diego Padres. Perhaps Jake Peavy’s recent White Sox trade fiasco will distract him. A refresher on the series preview here at[Read More…]

by May 22, 2009 Series Previews

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