Archive for September, 2009
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.
Citing a lack of experienced outfield depth, the Chicago Cubs added former Iowa Cub (the season is over) So Taguchi to the active roster. He will help out while Sam[Read More…]
If you’re going to play in the outfield for the Chicago Cubs, you better be prepared to miss some time with an injury. This time, it’s super sub Sam Fuld[Read More…]
The good news is that Chicago Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano’s knee surgery yesterday was a success. The bad news (well, is it bad?) is that he’s now definitely done for[Read More…]
Aaaand boom goes the dynamite. Plenty of offense, plenty of smiles.
When Bruce Levine suggested yesterday that the Chicago Cubs might look to trade ace Carlos Zambrano this winter, most pundits gave it short shrift (including yours truly). After all, without[Read More…]
It is not a huge surprise that Carlos Marmol would end up as the 2010 closer for the Chicago Cubs. It is mildly surprising, however, that Lou Piniella would make[Read More…]
If there’s one thing Chicago Cubs general manager Jim Hendry knows how to do excellently, it’s re-sign his players. But if there’s a related thing he also knows how to[Read More…]
All season, Ryan Dempster has been dealing with a personal crisis that I truly can’t imagine. That’s why it’s so freaking awesome to see starts like this.
The Chicago Cubs 2009 season has certainly been a disappointment. Of course, it’s not quite over yet, but that’s not stopping the Cubs from discussing 2010. “We haven’t talked about[Read More…]
It was several weeks in the making, but Chicago Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano is finally having knee surgery this week. The Cubs’ outfielder said Sunday that he hopes to have[Read More…]
Ted Lilly has been the man in his last six starts. Andres Blanco and Derrek Lee joined him as men for this one.
Although there was little need for confirmation, Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella confirmed this weekend that Alfonso Soriano will not be the Cubs’ leadoff man next year – better two[Read More…]
Clearly Randy Wells does not realize that his quest for Rookie of the Year is about all we have to cheer for at this point. Also, Carlos Marmol did a[Read More…]
The Cublogoverse has always been a fluid space – shrinking and expanding as new blogs pop up, and old blogs fade away. Usually, Cubs blogs drift out without much fanfare.[Read More…]
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