Archive for October, 2009


Enhanced Box Score: Diamondbacks 5, Cubs 2 – October 4, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Diamondbacks 5, Cubs 2 – October 4, 2009

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.

by October 4, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores

Things End – But Not Bleacher Nation

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…]

by October 4, 2009 Analysis and Commentary

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Exit the Padres?

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Exit the Padres?

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…]

Enhanced Box Score: Diamondbacks 0, Cubs 5 – October 3, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Diamondbacks 0, Cubs 5 – October 3, 2009

One game left, and the Chicago Cubs are doing their best to end on an upswing.

by October 4, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Cubs Minor Leaguer Busted for Steroids

Cubs Minor Leaguer Busted for Steroids

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…]

Enhanced Box Score: Diamondbacks 12, Cubs 3 – October 2, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Diamondbacks 12, Cubs 3 – October 2, 2009

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…]

by October 3, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Aramis Ramirez Hearts Jim Hendry

Aramis Ramirez Hearts Jim Hendry

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…]

by October 2, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Kevin Gregg Wants to Close for the Cubs Next Year

Kevin Gregg Wants to Close for the Cubs Next Year

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…]

Ok, So This Carlos Zambrano for Jake Peavy Thing Isn’t Serious, Is It?

Ok, So This Carlos Zambrano for Jake Peavy Thing Isn’t Serious, Is It?

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…]

by October 1, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
God’s Wrath Watch: Aramis Ramirez’s Season Over?

God’s Wrath Watch: Aramis Ramirez’s Season Over?

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…]

by October 1, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 8, Cubs 2 – September 30, 2009 (Game Two)

Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 8, Cubs 2 – September 30, 2009 (Game Two)

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…]

by October 1, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores