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Archive for August, 2009

God Hates Sloth: Gorzelanny Out After Being Hit By Ball

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…]

by August 10, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Esmailin Caridad to Chicago, Jeff Stevens to Iowa

The constant rotation of arms continues, as the Cubs just sent reliever Jeff Stevens back to AAA Iowa in favor of starting pitcher Esmailin Caridad. Caridad has put up a[Read More…]

by August 10, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Dave Kaplan May Be the Most Overpaid Writer in the Cublogoverse

Dave Kaplan May Be the Most Overpaid Writer in the Cublogoverse

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…]

by August 10, 2009 Cublogoverse
Obsessive Ramirez Dislocationwatch: Aramis Ramirez Could Sit Again Today

Obsessive Ramirez Dislocationwatch: Aramis Ramirez Could Sit Again Today

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…]

by August 10, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Looking at John Smoltz?

Cubs Looking at John Smoltz?

The Boston Red Sox recently designated 42-year-old pitcher John Smoltz for assignment. Typically, with a veteran like Smoltz, this means the player will be traded or released within the next[Read More…]

by August 10, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Rockies 11 – August 9, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Rockies 11 – August 9, 2009

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.

by August 9, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Obsessive Ramirez Dislocationwatch: It’s Back, and Ramirez is Out Today

Obsessive Ramirez Dislocationwatch: It’s Back, and Ramirez is Out Today

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…]

by August 9, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
God’s Wrathwatch: Zambrano to the DL

God’s Wrathwatch: Zambrano to the DL

Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano’s back injury proved just a little too much to handled. Thus, the Cubs have sent him to the disabled list. “He went home today,” general[Read More…]

by August 9, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 6, Rockies 5 – August 8, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 6, Rockies 5 – August 8, 2009

Even when the Cubs win, they lose. That’s Aramis Ramirez I’m referring to, in case it was obtuse. Freaking Cubs.

by August 9, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Prince Fielder Blacked Out Before Going After Guillermo Mota

Prince Fielder Blacked Out Before Going After Guillermo Mota

Er. Um. Apparently. Fielder had said he didn’t “remember” his delayed reaction after reliever Guillermo Mota, a former teammate, hit him with two outs in the ninth inning of the[Read More…]

by August 8, 2009 MLB News and Rumors

Cubs Trade Jason Dubois to Mets

A ho hum minor league deal to the Cubs, the acquisition of Jason Dubois could actually mean something to the Mets, constantly reeling from injuries (not unlike the Cubs, actually).[Read More…]

by August 8, 2009 Chicago Cubs Transactions
The Lord Pretty Much Just Taketh Away: Zambrano’s Back Needs MRI

The Lord Pretty Much Just Taketh Away: Zambrano’s Back Needs MRI

Just yesterday, Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella remarked that he was not concerned “at all” about pitcher Carlos Zambrano’s back. A few hours later, Zambrano was scratched from him start,[Read More…]

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Rockies 6 – August 7, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Rockies 6 – August 7, 2009

Carlos Zambrano went down before the game even started, and it didn’t get any better. On the bright side, Lou Piniella finally saw the light, and decided to use Milton[Read More…]

by August 8, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores

Carlos Zambrano Scratched

Despite his entreaties all week that he was fine, that his back was not a problem, it appears as though Carlos Zambrano is not fine. And his back is a[Read More…]

by August 7, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Geovany Soto to Chicago, Micah Hoffpauir to Iowa

The Cubs activated Geovany Soto (finally!) for tonight’s game, and in a corresponding move sent Micah Hoffpauir to AAA Iowa (as I predicted – sort of… hey, just let me[Read More…]

by August 7, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
God Relents: Soto is Back, But Who Goes Out?

God Relents: Soto is Back, But Who Goes Out?

Chicago Cubs catcher Geovany Soto finally returns today from a strained oblique, an injury that’s had him out for the better part of a month. Soto, who had just started[Read More…]

Lou Piniella Hearts the Cardinals

Lou Piniella Hearts the Cardinals

Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella likes the Cubs, but apparently, he loves the Cardinals. That’s why he has proclaimed the St. Louis Cardinals the team to beat in the NL[Read More…]

Former Cubs Prospect is Probably Going to the Big House

Former Cubs Prospect is Probably Going to the Big House

No, he’s not going to a Michigan football game. Former Chicago Cubs prospect Julio Castillo was convicted of felonious assault after he threw a baseball into the stands during a[Read More…]

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