A handful of times each season, there is a game – a single loss – that plays out in such a way that it is impossible to console yourself that[Read More…]
Archive for May, 2010
Word broke late last week (and then picked up steam over the weekend) that Chicago Cubs pitching prospect Andrew Cashner, recently placed in the AAA Iowa bullpen, would be called[Read More…]
Well, that was unpleasant. And there was only one way for a game like that to be capped off: John Grabow, giving up runs. A friend told me he’s given[Read More…]
You think maybe Mike Fontenot should be getting some starts at second base against right-handers? Unrelatedly, this Silva cat is pretty good.
A bit of sobering financial news is trickling out of Chicago Cubs land. We all knew that the budget was tight this year – given the already bloated payroll and[Read More…]
The Cubs lost this one before they recorded an out. At least Tyler Colvin continues to rake. Off the bench.
Chicago Cubs utility player Jeff Baker is headed to an eye specialist for an examination of his right eye, which started given him problems late in yesterday’s game against the[Read More…]
The Cubs squeaked out a victory on the back of a lovely performance by Ted Lilly – his first truly good outing of the year. The offense was nowhere to[Read More…]
Unsurprisingly, none of the Chicago Cubs’ current starting pitchers wants to leave the rotation in favor of the bullpen. But of course, the current predicament is a problem of the[Read More…]
Tom Gorzelanny came into the game with the best ERA in the Cubs’ rotation by a healthy margin. Not so much anymore. Also, anyone else noticing the shine starting to[Read More…]