Archive for August, 2009


Rumor: Rich Harden and Aaron Heilman Have Been Claimed on Waivers

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Rich Harden, and reliever Aaron Heilman have been claimed on waivers, which opens the door to their possible trade before the waiver deadline expires on Monday,[Read More…]

by August 27, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Milton Bradley: Redefining Insanity

Milton Bradley: Redefining Insanity

They say that insanity is trying the same thing again and again, and expecting different results. If that is the case, then Milton Bradley is doubly insane: because he keeps,[Read More…]

by August 27, 2009 Analysis and Commentary

Want Matt Murton Back?

Want Matt Murton Back?

Well, here’s the Cubs’ chance. To make room for (juicing) reliever, Juan Rincon, the Colorado Rockies designated Murton for assignment. Murton’s quick trip to Coors Field left him eager for[Read More…]

by August 27, 2009 MLB News and Rumors
God’s Wrathwatch: Soriano to Have MRI … In Like Two Weeks

God’s Wrathwatch: Soriano to Have MRI … In Like Two Weeks

Chicago Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano has been battling a sore knee since late April, following an outfield wall collision. Recently, both he and the Cubs were thinking that an MRI[Read More…]

by August 27, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Nationals 4, Cubs 9 – August 26, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Nationals 4, Cubs 9 – August 26, 2009

Yeah, look at that! The Cubs beat the Nationals! Where are all the Cardinal trolls now!?!

by August 27, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Steven Stone for Cubs President?

Steven Stone for Cubs President?

Steve Rosenbloom really likes other guys named Steve, apparently. That is the only logical explanation for his recent diatribe, forcefully arguing for new owner Tom Ricketts to hire Steve Stone[Read More…]

by August 26, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
Milton Bradley is Tired of Getting Teased by the Popular Girls

Milton Bradley is Tired of Getting Teased by the Popular Girls

From my perspective, Milton Bradley has not been the target of Cub fan ire for months. He turned his season around, but more importantly, so many other Cubs have turned[Read More…]

by August 26, 2009 Analysis and Commentary

God’s Wrathwatch: Soriano’s Knee Problems May Lead to Surgery

God’s Wrathwatch: Soriano’s Knee Problems May Lead to Surgery

Alfonso Soriano has been dealing with a troublesome knee for most of this season. But before you blame his absurd struggles on the knee, know that (1) he’s said he[Read More…]

by August 26, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Nationals 15, Cubs 6 – August 25, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Nationals 15, Cubs 6 – August 25, 2009

That certainly feels like the RIP game for the 2009 Chicago Cubs.

by August 26, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores

Carlos Zambrano to Chicago, Esmailin Caridad to Iowa

The Chicago Cubs activated Carlos Zambrano from the disabled list for his start tonight against the Washington Nationals, and in a corresponding move sent down pitcher Esmailin Caridad to AAA[Read More…]

by August 25, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
God’s Wrathwatch: Remember Reed Johnson?

God’s Wrathwatch: Remember Reed Johnson?

Yeah, Reed Johnson is still on the Chicago Cubs. He’s just not healthy. Still. X-rays of Reed Johnson’s foot show it is not healing as quickly as hoped, and he[Read More…]

by August 25, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Obsessive New Ownerwatch: Bankruptcy Approval May Come Quicker than Expected

Obsessive New Ownerwatch: Bankruptcy Approval May Come Quicker than Expected

The AP is reporting that the Tribune Company’s bankruptcy judge has agreed to expedited procedures, specifically with regards to the sale of the Chicago Cubs. The hearing on the sale[Read More…]

by August 25, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Carlos Zambrano Has the Body of a Greek God

Carlos Zambrano Has the Body of a Greek God

Not more than a week after Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano proclaimed himself “lazy,” with particular reference to his abdominal workouts, he’s now completely flipped on himself. Now, he wants[Read More…]

by August 24, 2009 Chicago Cubs News, Cubs Humor