When the Chicago Cubs sent disappointing pitcher Jeff Samardzija down to AAA Iowa yesterday, it was unclear whether he would revert to starting, or would remain a reliever. Reliever it[Read More…]
Archive for April, 2010
Welcome back, Mr. Lilly. This game showed us exactly what has changed with Lilly’s return – Lilly, himself, dominated as we’ve come to expect, and Carlos Zambrano came out of[Read More…]
Chicago Cubs shortstop prospect Starlin Castro – now officially the top prospect in the Cubs’ system – is beating AA pitching like a glorified tee-ball tee. Of course, expectations need[Read More…]
Apparently the Brewers are the only team off whom the Cubs can score consistently. The lineup certainly didn’t inspire confidence, but they came through. And did you see Tyler Colvin’s[Read More…]
This Chicago Cubs offense. It is becoming hilarious in its predictability. Unfortunately for us, it is predictably bad.
From one Chicago Cubs teammate, speaking of the Zambrano to the bullpen move sounds like a mix of surprise and forced optimism to me… “That’s unbelievable,” starter Randy Wells said.[Read More…]
This feels so very foreign. The offense came alive, and the pitching looked good – particularly (knock on wood) Carlos Silva, who continues to look like a, you know, Major[Read More…]
Oh. My. God. The Cubs have shaken up their rotation, sending workhorse Carlos Zambrano to the bullpen in order to make room for injured starter Ted Lilly. Zambrano will start[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs’ losing streak reaches 4, and it comes against two teams who were a combined 5-17 before facing the Cubs. That is just swell.
For obvious reasons, the prevailing assumption has been that, when Ted Lilly returns to the Chicago Cubs‘ rotation later this week, one of Carlos Silva or Tom Gorzelanny would be[Read More…]