Archive for March, 2010


Cubs Bench Situation is Crowded and Cloudy

Cubs Bench Situation is Crowded and Cloudy

The Chicago Cubs will be making a final decision on who will be making the team very soon, but before they can do so, they’ve got to decide which mix[Read More…]

Spring Training Battle Watch: March 21, 2010

The Chicago Cubs worked a 1-1 Bud Selig special with the Cincinnati Reds today. Very few regulars in the lineup today is what we’ll blame for the lack of offense…[Read More…]

by March 21, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

God’s, Um, Wrath Watch? Carlos Silva Leaves with Leg Issue

I really don’t know what to make of today’s news that Carlos Silva had to leave his Spring outing a bit early with leg issues. Is that the product of[Read More…]

by March 21, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
One More Bullpen Spot Up for Grabs

One More Bullpen Spot Up for Grabs

The Chicago Cubs will indeed carry seven pitchers in the bullpen, manager Lou Piniella confirmed yesterday. And six of those seven are already known, with four guys trying to win[Read More…]

by March 21, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
The Fourth Cut is the Prospectiest: Starlin Castro Gets Axed

The Fourth Cut is the Prospectiest: Starlin Castro Gets Axed

The Chicago Cubs clipped two more guys from the Spring roster, and although Starlin Castro will get all the headlines, it was the other guy who actually had a shot[Read More…]

Spring Training Battle Watch: March 20, 2010

Half the Cubs took down the Royals, while the other half lost to Ben Sheets and the A’s. Wouldn’t you know it, Sheets had been God-awful all Spring until he[Read More…]

by March 21, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
The Third Cut is the Unsurprisingest: Cubs Cut Eight

The Third Cut is the Unsurprisingest: Cubs Cut Eight

Yesterday, the Chicago Cubs made their third set of Spring Training roster cuts, and although it included a few guys who had legitimate shots to make the team, none was[Read More…]


Spring Training Battle Watch: March 19, 2010

The Chicago Cubs were homer happy yesterday against the White Sox, but all of those homers came from guys who are certain to make the team. And we don’t care[Read More…]

by March 20, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Piniella: Not Only Is Justin Berg in the Pen, He Might Set-Up

Piniella: Not Only Is Justin Berg in the Pen, He Might Set-Up

We’ve received very few insights into the open spots in the Chicago Cubs bullpen. Obviously we know who is pitching well and who isn’t, but we don’t have too many[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Chicago Cubs Minor Leaguer Busted for Steroids – Again

Chicago Cubs Minor Leaguer Busted for Steroids – Again

A youngster in the Chicago Cubs’ system – don’t worry, you haven’t heard of him – has tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs. For the second time. Cubs outfielder Gregorio Robles[Read More…]

Angel Guzman Will Have Surgery – Season, Time with Cubs, Might be Over

Angel Guzman Will Have Surgery – Season, Time with Cubs, Might be Over

As we learned yesterday, Chicago Cubs pitcher has opted for surgery on his right shoulder. The procedure, he believes, gives him the best chance of having a Major League career[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Spring Training Battle Watch: March 18, 2010

We’re starting to get down to it, where it’s a bit easier to see who’s going to wind up where, but there are still a few battles to be worked[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Why the 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates Will Suck

Why the 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates Will Suck

Editor’s Note: Yes, it’s that time of year again – the time for us to settle back into our protective bubble where the Chicago Cubs are destined for greatness, and[Read More…]

by March 18, 2010 Analysis and Commentary
Cubs Haven’t Decided What to Do About Tyler Colvin

Cubs Haven’t Decided What to Do About Tyler Colvin

It’s a dilemma that teams face this time every year: a youngster comes along, puts together an impressive Spring Training, suggesting to the world that he’s ready for the Majors,[Read More…]

by March 18, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

The Second Cut is the Shallowest: Dolis Out

Quick Spring Training roster update: pitcher Rafael Dolis, who had an outside shot at landing in the bullpen, didn’t make it this year. He’ll start the year out at AA.[Read More…]