Archive for September, 2009


Breaking: Cubs Suspend Milton Bradley for Rest of Year

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…]

by September 20, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Adventures in Insanity: Milton Bradley is Signing His Own Walking Papers

Adventures in Insanity: Milton Bradley is Signing His Own Walking Papers

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…]


Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Cardinals 2 – September 19, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Cardinals 2 – September 19, 2009

Walk-off games are so exciting, aren’t they!?!?!?!?

by September 20, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Cardinals 3 – September 18, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Cardinals 3 – September 18, 2009

What a serious kick in the grapes. And you’ll note: the Heilman pitch to Holliday really wasn’t that bad.

by September 19, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Obsessive Harden Shoulder Watch: Skipping Starts

Obsessive Harden Shoulder Watch: Skipping Starts

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…]

Milton Bradley is Injured, Angry – What Else is New?

Milton Bradley is Injured, Angry – What Else is New?

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…]

by September 18, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Brewers 7 – September 17, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Brewers 7 – September 17, 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…]

by September 17, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores

The Cubs May Spring in Naples

The Cubs May Spring in Naples

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…]

by September 17, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

The Cubs 2010 Schedule Has Been Released

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…]

by September 17, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Brewers 9, Cubs 5 – September 16, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Brewers 9, Cubs 5 – September 16, 2009

Rich Harden certainly didn’t help his free agency cause with this poor outing. But he avoids the derisive enhancement this time.

by September 17, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores

So Taguchi to Chicago

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…]

by September 17, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
God’s Wrath Watch: God Really Hates Cubs Outfielders, Including Sam Fuld

God’s Wrath Watch: God Really Hates Cubs Outfielders, Including Sam Fuld

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…]

by September 16, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

God’s Wrath Watch: Soriano’s Surgery Successful

God’s Wrath Watch: Soriano’s Surgery Successful

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…]

Enhanced Box Score: Brewers 7, Cubs 13 – September 15, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Brewers 7, Cubs 13 – September 15, 2009

Aaaand boom goes the dynamite. Plenty of offense, plenty of smiles.

by September 16, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores

Screeching Tire Sound: Cubs WILL Shop Carlos Zambrano This Winter

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…]

by September 15, 2009 Chicago Cubs News