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…]
Archive for September, 2009
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…]
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…]
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…]
More than a week ago, Chicago Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano, hampered by a bum knee, revealed that he was going to be having surgery some time before the end of[Read More…]
The Cubs win again, teasing just enough. Temper those hopes, friends: even if the Cubs literally win out, a playoff spot is unlikely.
After the disappointing performance of Kevin Gregg in the closer’s role this year for the Chicago Cubs, Carlos Marmol has taken over adequately, and is the presumptive favorite to return[Read More…]
When Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella yanked Carlos Zambrano from yesterday’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Zambrano was visibly frustrated with the decision. Zambrano had pitched six effective innings, and[Read More…]
The Cubs sweep the Pirates, and can clearly beat bad teams this year. Unfortunately, there weren’t enough bad teams on the schedule.