Archive for October, 2009
The Chicago Cubs sported a healthy $140 million payroll this year, and although it didn’t really help the Cubs win anything, it did give fans continued high hopes – including[Read More…]
One of the most celebrated Chicago Cubs of the last half century, Ryne Sandberg has not been doing what most retired Hall of Famers do. He’s not drinking Dom while[Read More…]
The 2010 Major League Baseball draft order is out, pending changes due to free agency signings, and the Chicago Cubs come in at 16th. That the Cubs are 16th and[Read More…]
It is officially the offseason, at least as far as the Chicago Cubs are concerned. And with the offseason comes all kinds of unsolicited advice on what moves the Cubs[Read More…]
Just a day after we learned that the San Diego Padres may be exiting the Milton Bradley (*sarcastic laugh*) sweepstakes, another possible landing spot looks to be not so possible.[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs made a midseason switch from Gerald Perry to Von Joshua as hitting coach, in the hopes it would spark the beleaguered offseason. It did not. And now[Read More…]
And so it ends. The last game of the 2009 Chicago Cubs season. It would have been wrong for this team to end with a win.
I would have said all good things come to an end, but I think we can all agree there is very little about this 2009 Chicago Cubs season that could[Read More…]
Last week, San Diego Padres General Manager Kevin Towers said that they had enjoyed having Milton Bradley on their team, and all but said that if he’s traded, they’d be[Read More…]
One game left, and the Chicago Cubs are doing their best to end on an upswing.
A youngster in the Chicago Cubs organization, participating at the Dominican Summer League level (read: really, really far away from ever having an impact on the big team), has been[Read More…]
Tom Gorzelanny had a 2.70 ERA in his previous four starts for the Cubs, and looked poised to claim an early lead in the race for the Cubs’ fifth starter[Read More…]
Aramis Ramirez has had a tough year, not unlike the rest of the Chicago Cubs. For Ramirez, though, the reason was a bum shoulder, not a crummy performance. But Ramirez[Read More…]
Former Chicago Cubs closer Kevin Gregg recently revealed that not only does he hope to come back to the Cubs next year, but he hopes to come back as the[Read More…]
A couple of weeks ago, there was a (ridiculous) suggestion in the local media that perhaps the Chicago Cubs should explore a trade with the cross-town White Sox, swapping big[Read More…]
As the “rest of the season” shortens, the notion that a particular player might be out for the “rest of the season” becomes simultaneously more likely and less terrifying. Next[Read More…]
Most times, a doubleheader sweep at the hands of the Pittsburgh Pirates, where the Cubs scored just two runs total, and gave up 12, would incur a blinding dollop of[Read More…]
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