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Archive for May, 2009

Milton Bradley’s Suspension to be Finalized Soon

Milton Bradley’s Suspension to be Finalized Soon

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…]

by May 7, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Piniella Gets His Way Again: Samardzija Out, Chad Fox In

Piniella Gets His Way Again: Samardzija Out, Chad Fox In

As we discussed yesterday, when Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella has decided one of his players is no longer a good fit, that player is playing on borrowed time. This[Read More…]

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 6, Astros 3, May 6, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 6, Astros 3, May 6, 2009

Hey, there’s a real lineup!

by May 7, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Luis Vizcaino is Officially Gone – And Apparently Lou Pushed Him Out the Door

Luis Vizcaino is Officially Gone – And Apparently Lou Pushed Him Out the Door

The Chicago Cubs designated reliever Luis Vizcaino, earlier received from the Rockies for Jason Marquis, for assignment two weeks ago, and now have officially released him. The Cubs will be[Read More…]

Enhanced Box Score: Giants 6, Cubs 2, May 5, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Giants 6, Cubs 2, May 5, 2009

It seems Lou Piniella was ready to lose a game.

by May 6, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Carlos Zambrano’s Leg Muscle is All Busted and Stuff – Two Weeks Seems Optimistic

Carlos Zambrano’s Leg Muscle is All Busted and Stuff – Two Weeks Seems Optimistic

The Chicago Cubs DL’d pitcher Carlos Zambrano yesterday after he strained his left hamstring running out a bunt. So how long is he actually going to be out, and what’s[Read More…]

by May 5, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
Denise Richards is an Excellent Singer and Clearly Loves the Cubs

Denise Richards is an Excellent Singer and Clearly Loves the Cubs

In case you missed it, or didn’t miss it and are currently trying to erase it from your memory, Denise Richards sang the 7th inning stretch on Friday. And it[Read More…]

by May 5, 2009 Cubs Humor
Enhanced Box Score: Giants 2, Cubs 4, May 4, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Giants 2, Cubs 4, May 4, 2009

The Cubs win their fourth in a row, and in the meantime discover the greatest power hitter known to man.

by May 5, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Cubs Place Zambrano on Disabled List, I Place Hot Poker in My Ear

Cubs Place Zambrano on Disabled List, I Place Hot Poker in My Ear

It is barely May, and the Chicago Cubs have already seen Derrek Lee, Aramis Ramirez, Milton Bradley, Geovany Soto, and now Carlos Zambrano miss significant time. It’s a g-d miracle[Read More…]

by May 4, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Aramis Ramirez is Expected Back to the Lineup Today, and the Lineup Is Shifty

Aramis Ramirez is Expected Back to the Lineup Today, and the Lineup Is Shifty

Just in time for the Chicago Cubs’ rotation to go to something less than full strength, the team’s lineup appears ready to return in full. Third baseman Aramis Ramirez, sidelined[Read More…]

by May 4, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
God’s Wrathwatch: Zambrano Had MRI, Probably Going to Miss Next Start

God’s Wrathwatch: Zambrano Had MRI, Probably Going to Miss Next Start

The 2009 Chicago Cubs can’t catch a break – unless that break is in a tibia. Pitcher Carlos Zambrano left yesterday’s game with a strained hamstring after legging out a[Read More…]

Enhanced Box Score: Marlins 4, Cubs 6, May 3, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Marlins 4, Cubs 6, May 3, 2009

Derrek Lee hit a grand slam and the Cubs won again. Great. But at what cost?

by May 4, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
You Gotta Be F’in Kidding Me: Zambrano Leaves With Hamstring Injury

You Gotta Be F’in Kidding Me: Zambrano Leaves With Hamstring Injury

What is that, 7 down, 18 to go? Cubs starting pitcher Carlos Zambrano had to leave Sunday’s game against the Florida Marlins in the fifth inning after straining his left[Read More…]

by May 3, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Ryan Theriot … has … the … POWER!!!

Ryan Theriot … has … the … POWER!!!

In honor of Ryan Theriot’s power surge, we present a humorous photo from the Cubs Brickyard. Though, if he keeps hitting bombs, the photo will become less humorous and more[Read More…]

Enhanced Box Score: Marlins 1, Cubs 6, May 2, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Marlins 1, Cubs 6, May 2, 2009

Ted Lilly was dominant but only one man deserves enhancement on this day.

by May 3, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores

A Brief Word on Why Bleacher Nation Does Not Do Game Recaps

Aside from the tedium of writing the same game recap that every single news publication and every other blog writes, we don’t do recaps here at Bleacher Nation in no[Read More…]

by May 3, 2009 Cublogoverse
The Cublogoverse Chicago Cubs Prospect Poll: May

The Cublogoverse Chicago Cubs Prospect Poll: May

It’s time for the second month of the Cublogoverse Chicago Cubs Prospect Poll. With the help of some of your favorite other Cubs blogs, we’ve put together a poll –[Read More…]

Enhanced Box Score: Marlins 6, Cubs 8, May 1, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Marlins 6, Cubs 8, May 1, 2009

A comeback victory? That’s un-possible!

by May 2, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores

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