All things Carlos Zambrano and the bullpen have reached obsessive status. And the saga is taking another almost unbelievable turn. I say “almost” unbelievable, because I would have thought moving[Read More…]
Archive for May, 2010
The Chicago Cubs recently promoted their top pitching prospect, 2008 first round pick Andrew Cashner, to AAA Iowa. In order to make room in the Iowa rotation, the team bumped[Read More…]
If the Cubs are just given 11 innings to work with, they can score enough runs to win. A great performance by Randy Wells and the bullpen, but you know[Read More…]
You know, God has actually generally spared the Cubs His wrath this year. At least in the form of injuries. Chicago Cubs starting shortstop second baseman Ryan Theriot took a[Read More…]
Glory, glory hallelujah: the Cubs managed to beat the Pirates. It’s just a lame-ass, one-run, mid-May win against a terrible team, but it felt like the freaking playoffs. Once again the[Read More…]
Ryan Dempster missed a lot of bats, but it wasn’t enough. Aramis Ramirez had a two run double, so, well, there’s that.
Carlos Zambrano is a quarterback kicking field goals. A center guarding Steve Nash. A starting pitcher…well, you know the rest. That’s the score, and we have no choice but to[Read More…]
Laugh. I dare you. The offense showed up but no one else did today. The freaking Pirates, man. The Pirates.
The Chicago Cubs promoted top prospect Starlin Castro, 20, last week – a move that was questioned as panic-driven. Most thinking folks rejected that kind of criticism, believing there was[Read More…]
With the Chicago Cubs underperforming, and a manager in the last year of his contract, speculation about an early dismissal for Lou Piniella was bound to start sooner or later.[Read More…]
What is this strange looking flag flying above Wrigley Field? Ok, so it’s not as if the Cubs were on a Braves-esque 8-game losing streak, but a win still feels[Read More…]