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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
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…]

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

Laughing Because It Isn’t the Cubs, oh, and Because It Is the White Sox

Minnesota Twins vs. Chicago White Sox – Recap – May 21, 2009 – ESPN. Butt = kicked. Oh, and on the same day as Peavy said he’d rather stay on[Read More…]

by May 22, 2009 Cubs Humor
Alfonso Soriano to Second Base?

Alfonso Soriano to Second Base?

Something that would have seemed a ridiculous joke just a week ago now seems like a real possibility: Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella is intimating that he may move Alfonso[Read More…]

by May 22, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Cardinals 3 – May 21, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Cardinals 3 – May 21, 2009

Well, that’s a sweep, friends. Two runs scored in the entire series. Yup. Two. Swell.

by May 22, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Jake Peavy Says No to White Sox

Jake Peavy Says No to White Sox

Jake Peavy rejected his proposed trade to the White Sox earlier today. And there was much rejoicing. The two teams had a deal in place whereby the White Sox would[Read More…]

MLB Punishment is Fair

MLB Punishment is Fair

If Milton Bradley touches an umpire with one atom’s worth of the brim of his helmet, it’s a two game suspension. If Jermaine Dye throws his helmet and it hits[Read More…]

by May 21, 2009 MLB News and Rumors
Jake Peavy to Chicago! wait, um, White Sox?

Jake Peavy to Chicago! wait, um, White Sox?

Maybe when Jake Peavy said he really wanted to come to Chicago if he were traded, he didn’t necessarily just mean the North Side. The latest rumor, seemingly spread late[Read More…]

by May 21, 2009 MLB News and Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Cardinals 2 – May 20, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Cardinals 2 – May 20, 2009

Working on a little losing streak, eh? Swell.

by May 21, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Obsessive Peavywatch: Tired of It Yet? Too Bad!

Obsessive Peavywatch: Tired of It Yet? Too Bad!

You missed it. Admit it. You missed it. The Obsessive Peavywatch is back! New scuttlebutt from Jayson Stark has Jake Peavy possibly on the move, and the Cubs as a[Read More…]

by May 20, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Bill Murray Is Going to Own the Cubs

Bill Murray Is Going to Own the Cubs

Kind of. Maybe. Hopefully. Soon-to-be Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts is financing his purchase in a number of ways, one of which is soliciting investors to purchase preferred shares. Put[Read More…]

by May 20, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Cardinals 3 – May 19, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Cardinals 3 – May 19, 2009

Well. That was a super performance. Just saving the offense for Wainwright and Carpenter, right?

by May 20, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Obsessive New Ownerwatch: Ricketts Lining Up a Mortgage – ok, well, Financing

Obsessive New Ownerwatch: Ricketts Lining Up a Mortgage – ok, well, Financing

But it’s kind of like a mortgage. To refresh, the hope was to have the deal done by Opening Day, and then by this week for the regular MLB owners[Read More…]

by May 19, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

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