Archive for May, 2009
Jake Peavy comes to Wrigley to pitch against the Cubs, and woot woot the Cubs win. And Milton Bradley hit a 900 foot homer. But there can be only one[Read More…]
About a month ago, there were whispers that Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella would like to see Sean Marshall in the bullpen because he is a reliable lefty. But at[Read More…]
The Cubs may be one step closer to full strength tonight in the series opener against the San Diego Padres. Derrek Lee, who’s been out almost a week could be[Read More…]
Milwaukee Brewers manager Ken Macha is only a douche by association: he is the new manager of the Brewers, and the Brewers are a collective douche, thus, he is a[Read More…]
Our friends over at View from the Bleachers are conducting a Cubs Confidence survey, and they’d like you to hop over for a quick 30 second survey. Should be fun[Read More…]
Just a good, solid win, folks. And that’s saying something.
The predicted Chad Fox elbow supernova happened, and so he heads to his home away from home, the disabled list, and the Cubs have called up young righty Jose Ascanio[Read More…]
God really is an angry kid with a magnifying glass, gleefully and sadistically watching the ants that play for the Chicago Cubs burn. We have joked for years that the[Read More…]
Man the bullpen sucks. Man the injuries suck.
Look, I know you’re down about the Aramis Ramirez injury. So I’m here to help. Enjoy Rick Ankiel repeatedly smashing his face into the outfield wall. Okay, well don’t enjoy[Read More…]
There will be no avoiding the DL this time for Chicago Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez. According to a baseball source, Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez could be lost to[Read More…]
Well, that was awesome. Obviously the big news from the game is the Aramis Ramirez injury. Secondary news includes Randy Wells’ fine outting and Aaron Heilman’s implosion. But none of[Read More…]
Details as they become available, but it doesn’t look good. Ramirez dove for a Ryan Braun ball (more reason to hate that goony looking freak), and landed awkwardly. Early thoughts[Read More…]
Sure enough, Joey Gathright was a goner – out the door to the Baltimore Orioles for utility man Ryan Freel. The Cubs convinced Baltimore to pay around $2.7 million of[Read More…]
I’m so witty. First baseman Derrek Lee, suffering a relapse with a bulging disc in his neck, was kept out of pregame activity and the lineup for the second consecutive[Read More…]
AAA Iowa starter Randy Wells is being called up today to take Carlos Zambrano’s spot in the rotation, but the decision on whom to send down to make room had[Read More…]
Lots of good to point out in the Cubs win, and two-game sweep of the Astros, but the enhancement can’t help but be snarky.
Wow. I’m not shocked by the fact of it – I’m shocked that MLB is actually taking down one of its biggest, albeit troublesome, stars. Manny Ramirez has tested positive[Read More…]
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