Archive for September, 2009
We all know that the Chicago Cubs will try to deal disgruntled (and disgruntling) outfielder Milton Bradley this offseason. But we didn’t know how much the team expects that a[Read More…]
Chicago Cubs’ seasons are ending for all kinds of reasons lately. For reliever Angel Guzman, it’s because of inflammation on his right side. Cubs manager Lou Piniella said he doesn’t[Read More…]
Congrats to Derrek Lee on topping his career high RBI mark, and to Randy Wells for his first solid start in the last few.
The Major League Baseball players’ union may file a grievance on Milton Bradley’s behalf after the outfielder was (finally) suspended by the Chicago Cubs for the rest of the season[Read More…]
Usually when a player is disciplined, either by Major League Baseball or by the player’s team, the player’s teammates tow the company line, but avoid making any comments that indicate[Read More…]
Crushed. Feels like a long time since that happened.
Unbelievably, the Chicago Cubs have activated outfielder Reed Johnson, whose season was thought to be lost, from the disabled list today. Johnson had been out for more than two months[Read More…]
The youngster call-ups continue, and this one may be of a little more moment than the others. The Chicago Cubs will today call up outfielder Tyler Colvin from AA Tennessee.[Read More…]
There isn’t a whole lot of meat on this rumor – well, ok, there’s no real meat on it – but MLBTradeRumors is reporting that Baseball Prospectus says some folks[Read More…]
Finally, a win. It’s both little and late, but still, it feels good.
We guessed that Milton Bradley’s most recent – and unbelievable – comments about the Chicago Cubs would lead to his walking papers, and in a way, they have. Within the[Read More…]
There comes a point in long stories where the story almost becomes a parody of itself. You’ll remember it from the Brett Favre will-he-won’t-he saga. At some point, it’s true,[Read More…]
Walk-off games are so exciting, aren’t they!?!?!?!?
What a serious kick in the grapes. And you’ll note: the Heilman pitch to Holliday really wasn’t that bad.
Ah, I bet you thought this obsessive watch was over. After a string of poor, short outings, the Chicago Cubs have decided to skip Rich Harden’s turn in the rotation[Read More…]
Chicago Cubs right fielder Milton Bradley left yesterday’s game against the Brewers in the sixth inning after perceiving some knee swelling. This is, of course, no big deal in two[Read More…]
Lou Piniella says Randy Wells’ recent struggles are due to his failure to stay down in the zone and inability to throw strikes early in the count. While that is[Read More…]
Goodbye Cactus League, hello Grapefruit League? It’s been discussed for several months now, and it looks like it really could happen. Mesa officials met this week with incoming Cubs owner[Read More…]
Not that I’m recommending anyone start thinking about next year, but MLB has released its schedules for next year. Among the highlights for the Chicago Cubs: The Cubs will open[Read More…]
Rich Harden certainly didn’t help his free agency cause with this poor outing. But he avoids the derisive enhancement this time.
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