Archive for September, 2009
The news about Reed Johnson’s recovery from a broken foot has been a real bummer. Not so much because the Chicago Cubs would have been dramatically more successful with Johnson[Read More…]
There will be no antitrust hold-up in the sale of the Chicago Cubs. Of course, given that there is not an even remotely conceivable anti-competitive element to the sale of[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs led off the game with an MLB record tying eight straight hits. Spread ’em out, boys.
As anticipated, the Chicago Cubs recalled pitcher Jeff Samardzija – despite his atrocious final outing yesterday with AAA Iowa. Samardzija won’t be starting with the big club, however, as he’ll[Read More…]
Chicago Cubs left fielder Alfonso Soriano is probably going to be out for the rest of the year following upcoming knee surgery. While he’s out, he’s apparently decided to get[Read More…]
You know that the 2009 season is officially over for a team when the rumors about their off-season moves begin to swirl. For the Chicago Cubs, it’s going to center[Read More…]
As always, the Pirates are like soothing aloe on a bad sunburn.
The Chicago Cubs keep pulling up the youngsters to join the big club. Today’s move saw reliever Jeff Stevens, who has absolutely dominated at AAA Iowa this year, come back[Read More…]
The Cubs continue to expand their roster to include young guys who’ve already spent some time with the big league club this year, yesterday calling up Esmailin Caridad. Caridad, 25,[Read More…]
Another good pitching effort, another sad sack offensive effort. It happens. To the Cubs.
Alfonso Soriano has not been right for a long time. It seemed he was just having a bad year, slumping as he aged. Soriano, the streakiest hitter in baseball, was[Read More…]
An all-around solid game for the Cubs. If they’ve proved anything this year it is this: they can beat an injury-depleted Mets club. Hooray.
The Cubs finally got a nice outting from Carlos Zambrano. Not that it mattered, of course.
Today the Cubs claimed a player off waivers! But, he’s a 26 year old former top prospect who’s struggled to do much of anything outside of the operating room in[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs have decided to put down sit Alfonso Soriano indefinitely until/if his bum knee gets better. “The crux of it is his knee is not strong,” Piniella said.[Read More…]
Chicago Cubs color commentator Bob Brenly has become increasingly critical of this year’s Cubs club as the season wears on. And who can blame him? The Cubs have become increasingly[Read More…]
Defensive blunders. Terrible decisions. No offense. Good pitching. There it was, folks. The Cubs’ season in a game.
When today’s interleague, cross-town match-up between the Cubs and White Sox was originally rained out, the universe was quite different. At that time, June 16, the Cubs and Sox were[Read More…]
With expanded rosters, the Cubs are going to be seeing a lot of familiar faces. Just in time for college football season. That was supposed to be some kind of[Read More…]
When the Chicago Cubs took reliever David Patton in the Rule V draft, no one believed he would remain with the Cubs for long. After all, to stay a Cub,[Read More…]
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