Chicago Cubs fans have become booers. Commensurate with the increased expectations that have accompanied a dramatically increased payroll, Cubs fans desperately want to see a return on that investment. This[Read More…]
Archive for April, 2010
…and the Chicago Cubs have officially won their first series of the year. They did it in style, pulling a comeback on the Brewers while the Brewers’ bullpen pulled a[Read More…]
You can’t walk within five blocks of Wrigley Field without seeing them: the homespun tee shirt vendors. Sometimes funny, sometimes offensive, and always in your way. Unfortunately, the worst of[Read More…]
The recovery timeline for Chicago Cubs pitcher Ted Lilly has changed more often than Lindsay Lohan’s sexuality (ba dum ching). At present, the lefty is set to throw a rehab[Read More…]
It was clear after two games that the most reliable pitcher in the Chicago Cubs’ bullpen right now is Sean Marshall. Why, then, was Lou Piniella consistently using Marshall early[Read More…]
The magnifying glass had been pointed elsewhere for a couple of weeks and we all became complacent. Chicago Cubs first baseman Derrek was pulled from today’s game against the Brewers[Read More…]
Raise your hand if you weren’t still nervous when the bullpen took the reigns from Ryan Dempster. That’s what I thought.
In honor of the Milwaukee Brewers’ first visit to Wrigley Field this year, we’d like to offer up a send-up of their biggest (ha) star, Prince Fielder. Enjoy.
Finally, the 2010 season is upon us, and with it brings the Bleacher Nation Series Preview. In case you’d forgotten, we don’t do individual game previews here for at least[Read More…]
Once again, the starting pitching shines, while the bullpen chokes. But that’s not the story of this one. The story today was the abysmal offensive performance with men on base,[Read More…]
Bookended by excellent performances from Carlos Z and Carlos M. The offense, however, is still struggling – multitude of home runs aside.