The Cubs have recalled Jeff Samardzija from AAA Iowa, which sort of seems strange. In a corresponding move, the team sent successful reliever Jose Ascanio back to AAA Iowa, which[Read More…]
Archive for June, 2009
Top Chicago Cubs prospect Josh Vitters is being promoted to High A Daytona, which should be a challenge for the 19 year old. But since he handled the pitching in[Read More…]
Finally some good news: assuming batting practice continues to go well, Chicago Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez could begin a minor league rehab stint as soon as tomorrow. Piniella did[Read More…]
Offense was a bit thin, but enough to win. Fact: that rhymed.
This list is supposedly the complete list of the 103 players who tested positive for banned substances back in 2003. It’s being thoroughly debunked by the Sons of Ivy. Whoever[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs are expected to place infielder Aaron Miles on the disabled list later today with a hyperextended elbow. Miles has been unavailable for half a week since he[Read More…]
Details surrounding Milton Bradley’s brief but tumultuous tenure with the Chicago Cubs continue to spill out, and unsurprisingly, none are great. After a weekend that saw Lou Piniella reach a[Read More…]
Hmm. How to remain on the positivity train after this one? The Cubs have neat uniforms.
Yes, that was a frustrating loss. But I’m going to continue on the positivity train for just a little while longer. The pitching didn’t show up, which has been rare,[Read More…]
No details at this time, but the Cleveland Indians have traded Mark DeRosa to the worst possible place of all: St. Louis. Mark DeRosa is going to be a Cardinal.[Read More…]
It’s time for the third 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…]
As you may have heard by now, Milton Bradley had a temper tantrum during yesterday’s game against the White Sox, and was removed from the game by manager Lou Piniella.[Read More…]
Overshadowed by the Milton Bradley ugliness was another great start by Randy Wells. And of course, a tremendous performance by Geovany Soto. I have three words for you, son.
The Chicago Cubs’ offensive woes this year are well-documented. But it’s not just a general suckiness offensively that’s burdening the club, there’s a specific, exceptional problem: the Cubs are the[Read More…]
I think I’m going to start being more positive. It wasn’t a terrible performance by the offense, which is good. Swept by the Tigers, yes. But they are an excellent[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs offense has been scuffling terribly for months. Some would say it coincides with the removal of Aramis Ramirez’s bat from the lineup, but it is not as[Read More…]