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Archive for April, 2010

God’s Wrath Watch: Derrek Lee Has a Jacked Up Thumb

God’s Wrath Watch: Derrek Lee Has a Jacked Up Thumb

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...]

by April 12, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Brewers 5, Cubs 9 – April 12, 2010

Enhanced Box Score: Brewers 5, Cubs 9 – April 12, 2010

Raise your hand if you weren’t still nervous when the bullpen took the reigns from Ryan Dempster. That’s what I thought.

by April 12, 2010 Enhanced Box Scores
Movie Poster Fun: Prince Fielder

Movie Poster Fun: Prince Fielder

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.

by April 12, 2010 Cubs Humor
Series Preview: Brewers v. Cubs, April 12 – April 15, 2010

Series Preview: Brewers v. Cubs, April 12 – April 15, 2010

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...]

by April 12, 2010 Series Previews
Alfonso Soriano is Close to Being Benched

Alfonso Soriano is Close to Being Benched

It’s no secret that Alfonso Soriano is struggling. After an atrocious 2009 season, the Chicago Cubs outfielder – and highest paid position player – entered 2010 with a surgically-repaired knee,[Read More...]

by April 12, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Reds 3 – April 11, 2010

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Reds 3 – April 11, 2010

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...]

by April 11, 2010 Enhanced Box Scores
Ted Lilly Ain’t Coming Back Soon

Ted Lilly Ain’t Coming Back Soon

Chicago Cubs pitcher Ted Lilly is now officially delayed in his return to the Cubs’ rotation. Rehabbing from offseason shoulder surgery (and earlier knee surgery), Lilly’s timeline has fluctuated between[Read More...]

by April 11, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Reds 3 – April 10, 2010

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Reds 3 – April 10, 2010

Bookended by excellent performances from Carlos Z and Carlos M. The offense, however, is still struggling – multitude of home runs aside.

by April 10, 2010 Enhanced Box Scores
Milton Bradley Thinks You’re the Tops

Milton Bradley Thinks You’re the Tops

Milton Bradley returned to Texas, where he was booed mercilessly . But I thought he was loved in Texas? At least Milton always has a classy response.

by April 10, 2010 Cubs Humor, MLB News and Rumors
Carlos Silva, Ted Lilly, Shoulders, and Bullpen

Carlos Silva, Ted Lilly, Shoulders, and Bullpen

Here’s one big mish-mash of related information. Follow me: the bullpen is struggling, Ted Lilly’s recovering, Carlos Silva is smarting, and things might be changing. Piniella wouldn’t discount the possibility[Read More...]

by April 10, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Reds 5 – April 9, 2010

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Reds 5 – April 9, 2010

The horror. The horror. Carlos Silva looked as good as Esmailin Caridad looked bad. The offense slapped Homer Bailey around, but didn’t have enough runs to show for it –[Read More...]

by April 10, 2010 Enhanced Box Scores
Series Preview: Cubs v. Reds, April 9 – April 11, 2010

Series Preview: Cubs v. Reds, April 9 – April 11, 2010

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...]

by April 9, 2010 Series Previews
Ted Lilly Has a Sore Back

Ted Lilly Has a Sore Back

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Ted Lilly is still on track to come back by mid-April, but he is suffering from yet another malady: a sore and stiff back. Cubs left-hander[Read More...]

by April 9, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Braves 0 – April 8, 2010

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Braves 0 – April 8, 2010

Party in your pants! Randy Wells is apparently the stopper the Cubs need, and Tyler Colvin is apparently capable of hitting bombs when the games mean something. Additionally, a friend[Read More...]

by April 9, 2010 Enhanced Box Scores

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