As we speculated, the “move” from short relief to long relief is just a stop along the way of returning Carlos Zambrano to the Chicago Cubs’ rotation. No timetable on[Read More…]
Archive for May, 2010
National media outlets started pontificating on something we Chicago Cubs fans have been thinking for weeks – might it be time to make a change at manager? I recognize that[Read More…]
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…]
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…]
The Chicago Cubs welcome the Colorado Rockies to Wrigley Field after dropping a series to the really awesome team from Pittsburgh. No, seriously. The Pirates are really good. They must[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 welcome the always scrappy (read: ok, they were scrappy last week) Pittsburgh Pirates. A refresher on the series preview here at Bleacher Nation: The idea is to[Read More…]
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…]