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...]
Archive for May, 2010
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...]
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...]