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…]
Archive for May, 2010
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…]
Forgotten in the hoopla of Starlin Castro’s promotion to Chicago was the necessary and corresponding roster move: the Cubs optioned Chad Tracy to AAA Iowa. Tracy was the 25th man[Read More…]
Chicago Cubs starter Randy Wells came out of nowhere last year to be one of the better pitchers in the National League, and to finish among the top handful of[Read More…]
Five runs in three games against what had been the worst pitching staff in the National League. That’s… not good. Top it off with an absolute egg from Randy Wells[Read More…]