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…]