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…]
Archive for June, 2009
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…]
How about that ending? I mean, it’s easy to hate this team and all, but damn. That was something of beauty.
If there was ever a time that the Chicago Cubs needed good news about third baseman Aramis Ramirez, that time is now. Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez, on the disabled[Read More…]
After last week’s bizarre revelation that the Chicago Cubs were just one of two teams in serious pursuit of starting pitcher Pedro Martinez, it was only a matter of time[Read More…]