Archive for May, 2009


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
Brewers in First Place, But Hit With Tough Loss

Brewers in First Place, But Hit With Tough Loss

I was tempted, only for a second, to make this a “laughing because it isn’t the Cubs” post, but in light of the plethora of injuries befalling the Cubs this[Read More…]

by May 19, 2009 MLB News and Rumors
Obsessive Harden Shoulderwatch: Still Feelin’ Fine

Obsessive Harden Shoulderwatch: Still Feelin’ Fine

When is a non-update an update? When it’s about Rich Harden’s torn and tenuous shoulder. This non-update is here to tell you that he’s still feeling pretty good about the[Read More…]


Zambrano Gets Beat Up By Little Kids

Zambrano Gets Beat Up By Little Kids

Carlos Zambrano’s rehab start in high single A ball did not go flawlessly yesterday. Zambrano tossed 3 2/3 innings for Class A Daytona against Dunedin in a rehab start, giving[Read More…]

by May 18, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Astros 6, Cubs 5, May 17, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Astros 6, Cubs 5, May 17, 2009

Win a close one, lose a close one. There’s some kind of yin-yang in there. I just don’t care for it.

by May 18, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Carlos Zambrano is a Minor Leaguer Today, Major Leaguer on Friday

Carlos Zambrano is a Minor Leaguer Today, Major Leaguer on Friday

Aramis Ramirez may be out until forever, but it looks like Carlos Zambrano will be back soon from his hamstring injury. Carlos Zambrano flew to Florida on Saturday and plans[Read More…]

by May 17, 2009 Chicago Cubs News