Lost in the explosion of verbal diarrhea that became Carlos Zambrano’s game, the Chicago Cubs offense still sucks. Hard. The 2010 version of Jake Peavy has been brutal – and[Read More…]
Archive for June, 2010
If today proved anything, it is that if you give the Chicago Cubs 13 innings, they will hang three runs on you. Though it’s always good to get a win,[Read More…]
In Dave Kaplan’s piece about the Chicago Cubs working feverishly to trade Kosuke Fukudome, he offered some additional information about the team’s ardor to make other trades at this time.[Read More…]
Geez, I mean, you’d think one run scored between the first two games of the series would have been enough to win a game or two or five. Clearly, the[Read More…]
The 12th annual Futures Game will be played in a few weeks, and will feature many of the top prospects in baseball. Fortunately, the Chicago Cubs will have a couple[Read More…]
Minor injury news in the rotation – Carlos Silva is going to miss his scheduled start this week against his former team, the Seattle Mariners, while he rests a mildly[Read More…]
We already knew that the Chicago Cubs had talked to the Boston Red Sox about outfielder Kosuke Fukudome, but it seems that was just the tip of the iceberg. According[Read More…]
It is generally hard to win without scoring runs, and it’s never a good idea to rely on winning by penalty kicks. Ryan Dempster was very good, but the Cubs’[Read More…]
Has there ever been a back-to-back game turnaround like that? Carlos Zambrano finally threw like a starting pitcher, and the offense blew up like whoa.
A couple months ago, Jeff Samardzija had pushed the patience of the Chicago Cubs to the limit. One of a small handful of players who’ve been given a Major League[Read More…]
Yes. Well. Hmm.
As we noted yesterday, the Chicago Cubs came to terms with first round pick Hayden Simpson, but those terms were not disclosed immediately. Those terms were just disclosed, and they[Read More…]
Admit it. The Cubs came back just enough to piss you off. Defense was once again the primary culprit, though an early exit for Carlos Silva (and, thus, early entrance[Read More…]