Archive for May, 2009
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…]
The Chicago Cubs square up for the second time – in a battle for second place – against the Milwaukee Brewers. This is one of those May series that, in[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…]
Milton Bradley had his appeal of the two-game ump-bump suspension heard yesterday. Bradley said no decision was announced during the nearly two-hour hearing, but he expected to hear something in[Read More…]
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