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…]
Archive for September, 2009
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.
It’s been more than two months since the Cubs faced the Brewers. In that time, the Cubs have sniffed first place, then tasted first place, then lost first place, then[Read More…]
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.
The Chicago Cubs welcome the Cincinnati Reds to town to get one last look at the magical Dusty Baker. Just as long as you’re not missing him. A refresher on[Read More…]
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…]