Yesterday, the Milwaukee Brewers: Designated Bill Hall for assignment; Demoted JJ Hardy; Fired pitching coach Bill Castro; and Generally smelled like poo. Were it not for the Chicago Cubs’ pathetic[Read More…]
Archive for August, 2009
Sportswriter Bernie Miklasz says that St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony LaRussa wants another reliever to shore up the Cardinal pen – and the targets are veterans Justin Speier and John[Read More…]
Not much to say here. Pedro shouldn’t have looked that good, and Samardzija/Marshall shouldn’t have looked that bad.
Chicago Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez received a cortisone shot on Tuesday, which will keep him out of the lineup likely for the rest of the Phillies series, but which[Read More…]
A quick update on Chicago Cubs pitcher Ted Lilly: he’s feeling great after minor knee surgery and should rehab, and will start today for the Peoria Chiefs. If that start[Read More…]
Sure, the Cardinals, Rockies and Giants all lost, so everyone says “at least the Cubs didn’t lose a game in the standings.” I’ve always hated that expression. Of course they[Read More…]
I know, I know. It seems like it’s all injury watches today. But, well… it is. Some moderately good news on the Carlos Zambrano injury front (not to be confused[Read More…]
Tom Gorzelanny is not expected to miss his next start after suffering a contusion in last night’s game. The contusion, a fancy word for bruise, came off a Dexter Fowler[Read More…]
There is no good news to report on the Aramis Ramirez front. The Cubs are now officially kicking around the possibility of sending the third baseman – and the Cubs’[Read More…]
Um, didn’t we already see this game on Sunday? Same exact score, same exact horrible feeling.
The hits just keep on coming – and no, not the kind that you need with runners in scoring position. Chicago Cubs temporary starting pitcher Tom Gorzelanny took a hard[Read More…]
Chicago Cubs writer Dave Kaplan set off a firestorm yesterday when he posited that Carlos Zambrano May Be the Most Overpaid Player in the Game. That suggestion, alone, would have[Read More…]
If you didn’t already have reason enough to hate Milwaukee Brewer Ryan Braun, just remember that it was his ground ball that led to the dive that led to the[Read More…]
What an unbelieveable game. Randy Wells gets knocked around, Milton Bradley has four hits, the Cubs get screwed repeatedly, Lou Piniella gets ejected, and my wall gets a fresh hole.
Fortunately, Aramis Ramirez’s shoulder is still located, but it is certainly bothering him. He had to leave yesterday’s game against the Rockies in the fifth inning because his shoulder was[Read More…]