Archive for May, 2009
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…]
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…]
DING DONG, THE WITCH IS DEAD!
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…]
“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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
So, the Padres are supposed to be bad, right?
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…]
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…]
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…]
Another game, another pathetic offensive performance. Hmm, how to be witty in the face of this…
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…]
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…]
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