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Get Your Fill of Carlos Zambrano While You Can, Because He’s Not Long for Baseball

Get Your Fill of Carlos Zambrano While You Can, Because He’s Not Long for Baseball

Carlos Zambrano won his 100th career game for the Chicago Cubs last night, but when asked if he could follow in recent 300 game winner Randy Johnson’s footsteps, he blanched.[Read More…]

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Reds 1 – June 5, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Reds 1 – June 5, 2009

Ladies and gentlemen, he’s nuts. But we love him.

by June 6, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Sportscenter Clearly Understands its Audience

Sportscenter Clearly Understands its Audience

As I watch Sportscenter this morning to catch my Cubs highlights, among other things, what do I see? Surely my eyes betray me. That can’t possibly be the Jonas Brothers[Read More…]

by June 6, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Bradley’s Strained Calf Will Keep Him Out Until Next Week

Bradley’s Strained Calf Will Keep Him Out Until Next Week

Ah, Mr. Glass. Chicago Cubs outfielder Milton Bradley’s recently strained calf – like so many of his injuries – is not quite bad enough to put him on the disabled[Read More…]

by June 5, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
God’s Wrathwatch: Mini Aramis Ramirez Update

God’s Wrathwatch: Mini Aramis Ramirez Update

There is still not a ton of information out there on Chicago Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez’s rehab from his dislocated shoulder, but the Tribune offered the tiniest of morsels.[Read More…]

by June 5, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Sammy Sosa Retiring from Baseball, Steroids

Sammy Sosa Retiring from Baseball, Steroids

Did you know that Sammy Sosa was still available as a free agent? I guess he was. Not surprisingly, no one really cared. So now it’s time for the former[Read More…]

by June 4, 2009 MLB News and Rumors
Carlos Zambrano is in Twubble

Carlos Zambrano is in Twubble

Carlos Zambrano missed the team’s flight to Atlanta this week, and I guess that’s kind of one of those big deals (that isn’t really a big deal). Manager Lou Piniella[Read More…]

by June 4, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Braves 2 – June 3, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Braves 2 – June 3, 2009

Another blown lead, another extra inning game. How the hell did the Cubs win this one?

by June 4, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Obsessive Harden Shoulder, er Backwatch: Bullpen Session Goes Well

Obsessive Harden Shoulder, er Backwatch: Bullpen Session Goes Well

Injured Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Rich Harden tossed 33 pitches in a bullpen session yesterday, and all appears to be going well for him. ”It went really well,” said Harden,[Read More…]

by June 3, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Milton Bradley Has a Strained Calf

Milton Bradley Has a Strained Calf

I’m not sure why I’m disappointed that big off-season signing Milton Bradley has not worked out so far. He’s missed games due to suspension. Check. He’s missed a ton of[Read More…]

by June 3, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Braves 6 – June 2, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Braves 6 – June 2, 2009

If there was ever a game that collectively stepped on your nuts, it was this one. And by your nuts, and I mean Randy Wells’ nuts. So much blame to[Read More…]

by June 3, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores

Milton Bradley Injured… Again Again

We’ll have a more informative update tomorrow, but it’s like to be a lot of “gee whiz, total huge shocker, Milton Bradley is hurt.” Cubs right fielder Milton Bradley left[Read More…]

by June 2, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Jake Fox: In Case of Emergency, Remove from Bench

Jake Fox: In Case of Emergency, Remove from Bench

Jake Fox, aka the greatest minor league hitter in the universe, was called up to play with the big boys last week. Fox had previously expressed his displeasure with the[Read More…]

Albert Pujols is Magically OK

Albert Pujols is Magically OK

When a Chicago Cub sneezes awkwardly, he’s out for a week (seriously, it’s happened – name the player, and win a handshake). But when a St. Louis Cardinal twists his[Read More…]

by June 2, 2009 MLB News and Rumors
God’s Wrathwatch: Ooh, Ooh, Maybe Soriano Can Miss Time, Too!

God’s Wrathwatch: Ooh, Ooh, Maybe Soriano Can Miss Time, Too!

Over the weekend, it came out that outfielder Alfonso Soriano has been battling a sore knee after banging it into a wall last week. So far he’s been able to[Read More…]

by June 1, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Finally an Update on Aramis Ramirez’s Rehab

Finally an Update on Aramis Ramirez’s Rehab

Am I the only one who was starting to feel like the Aramis Ramirez rehab was turning into a black box? The Chicago Cubs’ best hitter and third baseman went[Read More…]

by June 1, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Dodgers 8, Cubs 2 – May 31, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Dodgers 8, Cubs 2 – May 31, 2009

Well, that was an ugly little episode. Think maybe Lou Piniella’s comments that Sean Marshall would be headed to the bullpen when Rich Harden returns got in Marshall’s head at[Read More…]

by June 1, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores

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