Archive for June, 2010

Chicago Cubs Sign Five More Draft Picks

The Chicago Cubs have signed five more of their 2010 draft picks, including third rounder Micah Gibbs, a catcher out of LSU. The club has now agreed to terms with[Read More…]

Aramis Ramirez Won’t Be Back Until Friday

Aramis Ramirez Won’t Be Back Until Friday

Aramis Ramirez is eligible to come off the disabled list today, but the Chicago Cubs are going to wait a couple of days before actually activating him. He won’t play[Read More…]

by June 23, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Mariners 2 – June 22, 2010

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Mariners 2 – June 22, 2010

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…]

by June 23, 2010 Enhanced Box Scores
A Brief Update on Milton Bradley

A Brief Update on Milton Bradley

Since the Chicago Cubs are facing the Seattle Mariners for a three-game set, starting today, I suppose it’s fair to offer a brief post on former Cub Milton Bradley. And[Read More…]

Aramis Ramirez is Done Rehabbing

Aramis Ramirez is Done Rehabbing

Chicago Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez has been rehabbing from a thumb injury that – apparently – has had a devastating impact on his performance at the plate this year.[Read More…]

by June 21, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Angels 1, Cubs 12 – June 20, 2010

Enhanced Box Score: Angels 1, Cubs 12 – June 20, 2010

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.

by June 20, 2010 Enhanced Box Scores

Remember Jeff Samardzija? How’s He Doing These Days, Anyway?

Remember Jeff Samardzija? How’s He Doing These Days, Anyway?

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…]

by June 20, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Angels 12, Cubs 0 – June 19, 2010

Enhanced Box Score: Angels 12, Cubs 0 – June 19, 2010

Yes. Well. Hmm.

by June 20, 2010 Enhanced Box Scores
Chicago Cubs First Round Pick Hayden Simpson Got Paid (Less Than Recommended)

Chicago Cubs First Round Pick Hayden Simpson Got Paid (Less Than Recommended)

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…]

Enhanced Box Score: Angels 7, Cubs 6 – June 18, 2010

Enhanced Box Score: Angels 7, Cubs 6 – June 18, 2010

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…]

by June 18, 2010 Enhanced Box Scores

The Chicago Cubs Have Talked to the Boston Red Sox About Trading Kosuke Fukudome

The Chicago Cubs Have Talked to the Boston Red Sox About Trading Kosuke Fukudome

Knowing that Tyler Colvin is set to take over as an almost full-time starter in right field, and that Xavier Nady is to be the team’s primary back up outfielder,[Read More…]

by June 18, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Chicago Cubs Sign Top Draft Pick Hayden Simpson – Probably

Chicago Cubs Sign Top Draft Pick Hayden Simpson – Probably

When the Chicago Cubs shocked the world with their first round pick in the 2010 Draft, taking 191st ranked prospect Hayden Simpson, most expected that it meant at least one[Read More…]

Aramis Ramirez is a Minor Leaguer

Aramis Ramirez is a Minor Leaguer

Chicago Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez will play for A ball Peoria this weekend as he rehabs from a bruised thumb, and could be back as soon as Wednesday. Chicago[Read More…]

by June 18, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Athletics 2, Cubs 3 – June 17, 2010

Enhanced Box Score: Athletics 2, Cubs 3 – June 17, 2010

The Randy Wells performance and the late inning heroics were sufficiently awesome to overcome the bitter taste of what appeared to be a still-struggling offense. It’s the first series win[Read More…]

by June 17, 2010 Enhanced Box Scores
Bob Brenly Rips Derrek Lee

Bob Brenly Rips Derrek Lee

Derrek Lee – who had a great game last night – was absolutely brutal on Tuesday. In that game, he was hitless, and made two errors that led to three[Read More…]

by June 17, 2010 Chicago Cubs News