In an incredibly savvy move (shock), the Chicago Cubs are sending temporary starter Kevin Hart down to AAA Iowa so that they can bring up an extra bullpen arm for[Read More…]
Archive for July, 2009
The Chicago Cubs are back to their slumping offensive ways, and with the division-leading Cardinals coming into town tomorrow, there will be little patience for struggling superstars. But you’re going[Read More…]
I am not trying to be a jerk, but everyone is writing this game up as “Kevin Hart has great first outing, Cubs fail to provide offense for him,” and[Read More…]
Don’t say we didn’t tell you to be circumspect about the prospects of the deal being done soon. The Tribune Co. is apparently “working on a deal” to sell the[Read More…]
Great pitching performance for the Cubs by Carlos Zambrano in a pinch. But unfortunately, Javier Vazquez was just a little better.
Sigh. It’s always something. Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Ryan Dempster is going to miss at least three weeks after breaking his big toe. Dempster said he caught his foot on[Read More…]
Although I often bang the drum for “new media” in world still dominated by the “old media,” I do not fancy myself one of those hateful bloggers, filled with nothing[Read More…]
At what point do we stop holding our collective breath with Randy Wells, and just accept that he is somehow a solid Major League starter? Whatever that threshold is, he’s[Read More…]
Outfielder Sam Fuld did everything that was asked of him and did it well, but sometimes the numbers just don’t work. Micah Hoffpauir would have been an equally good choice,[Read More…]
Now, I don’t want to read too much into Reed Johnson’s recent comments while on his rehab stint in Peoria about the Cubs’ offensive struggles. And I also don’t want[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs end up taking three of four from the Brewers. Swoot. Told you the Brewers used up all their runs on Saturday.
Pitcher Ted Lilly (7-6, 3.35) was selected as the Cubs’ lone All Star representative this year. Last year, the team had eight. I’d say that’s about right. The rest of[Read More…]