Hey, if I were pumping my body full of ultimately harmful steroids just so that I could be a beast physically in the short term, I’d want to show it[Read More…]
Archive for June, 2009
Another day, another loss. And another unbelievably pathetic performance offensively with runners in scoring position. 1 for 15. (!)
Chicago Cubs third baseman, and Obi Won Kenobi-style only hope, Aramis Ramirez is expected to begin taking live batting practice this Friday. “Once we get to that stage, it’s just[Read More…]
If the Tribune Company seeks out someone else to buy the Cubs besides presumptive new owner Tom Ricketts, it could end up retaining a larger chunk of the team than[Read More…]
When Micah Hoffpauir hit that home run, boy were things feeling good. I hope you turned off the game just then.
The strange, strange Cubs rumor that won’t die. The Chicago Cubs are still interested in signing Pedro Martinez to join the bullpen or maybe even the rotation. And apparently it’s[Read More…]
Lots of hits. Lots of walks. Great pitching. And a loss.
Donald Fehr has led the MLB players union for some 26 years, and before March of next year, he’ll step down. Subject to approval by the union’s executive board, he[Read More…]
Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker now has the dubious distinction of having managed two of the most notorious busted steroid users – Barry Bonds with the San Francisco Giants and[Read More…]
I know it’s just a makeup game, but it’s still, um, a real game. Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella plans to sit some regulars today against the Atlanta Braves –[Read More…]
Pfft. Sure, they won. But where’s the walk-off?
The Chicago Cubs placed reliever Angel Guzman on the 15-day disabled list with muscle soreness, just a day after he looked excellent pitching a couple innings in a 13-inning Cubs[Read More…]
Now that the Tribune Company is threatening to (maybe actually already has) open up discussions on selling the Cubs to someone other than Tom Ricketts, you can admit that there[Read More…]
A further update on third baseman Aramis Ramirez’s rehab, and a possible return date. Aramis Ramirez will begin taking batting practice in the next few days and could begin his[Read More…]
Three straight walk-off wins for the Chicago Cubs. Considering how unbearable the last month has been, they are exceedingly surprising and exceedingly welcome. That said, I can’t help but feel[Read More…]
No. Freaking. Way. Of course, Debbie Downer points out that Rich Harden got his ass kicked. But Positive Polly has but one thing to say…
A few days ago, Chicago Cubs General Manager Jim Hendry revealed the disappointing, albeit unsurprising news: the Cubs’ payroll for this year (and beyond?) is maxed out. But apparently that[Read More…]