Laugh. I dare you. The offense showed up but no one else did today. The freaking Pirates, man. The Pirates.
Archive for May, 2010
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…]
The Chicago Cubs’ bullpen has been far from a success this year. Although it has not been the most observable problem of late – that would be them guys with[Read More…]
There are no more cute ways to say the same thing. The Cubs have lost four in a row, and seven of their last eight. In each of those seven[Read More…]
Not sure how to react when a guy who’s been terrible, and who blames his terribleness on a certain injury, has an MRI and it shows no damage. Good? Bad?[Read More…]
What did I tell you about the Cubs being the cure to another team’s losing woes? Maybe we can just imagine that the game ended after five innings, in a[Read More…]
Back-end starting pitchers Carlos Silva and Tom Gorzelanny – so dominant early in the season that moving Carlos Zambrano to the bullpen to allow the two to stay in the[Read More…]
Late last week, rumors were swirling that struggling Chicago Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez was refusing to work with highly-paid hitting coach Rudy Jaramillo. Ramirez, a successful hitter for many,[Read More…]
Another series loss. Ryan Dempster was so good for so many innings, but threw one too many pitches. Oh, and then there’s the pathetic offense. But you knew that.
As evinced by his appearance in the game last night, Esmailin Caridad has been activated from the disabled list – just in time to have the infield defense crap all[Read More…]