Archive for April, 2010
Apparently the Brewers are to the Cubs as the Cubs are to every other team in the National League. Additionally: every single homer the Cubs hit today was a bomb.[Read More…]
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…]
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…]
Today the Chicago Cubs activated Ted Lilly, so they had to make a corresponding move. We always knew one of the relievers would head out, but until Carlos Zambrano was[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…]
It’s Series Preview time again, as the Chicago Cubs head out to face the Milwaukee Brewers for the second time on the young season. Miller Park usually plays like Wrigley[Read More…]
They’d been talking about it for a while now, but it became official yesterday: the Northwestern Wildcats and the Illinois Fighting Illini will square off at Wrigley Field on November[Read More…]
This Chicago Cubs offense. It is becoming hilarious in its predictability. Unfortunately for us, it is predictably bad.
The Chicago Cubs’ top positional prospect and top pitching prospect, Starlin Castro and Andrew Cashner, respectively, are doing very little this year to merit a change in those mantles. Each[Read More…]
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 have finally started looking externally for solutions to their bullpen woes. According to Ken Rosenthal, the Cubs hosted free agent Braden Looper late yesterday in Chicago (though the[Read More…]
Chicago Cubs broadcaster and generally beloved figure Bob Brenly has become increasingly outspoken about the team he covers in the last year or so. Previously critical of Cubs outfielder Alfonso[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.
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