With the Chicago starting pitchers failing to go deep into games lately, the bullpen has been a bit taxed. To that end, the Cubs reached into AAA Iowa to pull[Read More…]
Archive for June, 2010
Defense and a couple no-show-players killed the Cubs today. Still, the continued lineup shenanigans are what really gets my goat.
For months now, Aramis Ramirez has been terrible. He’s been consistently bad from day one on the 2010 season, and he’s never had a stretch of more than two games[Read More…]
The 2010 MLB Draft is in the books, and the Chicago Cubs took another 20 players on Wednesday, for a total of 50 players drafted over the course of the[Read More…]
I… Have… The POWER!!! Powered by a powerful power explosion, the Cubs powered past the Brewers. And that makes it easy to overlook the fact that Carlos Zambrano was less[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs selected 29 more players yesterday on the second day of the 2010 draft, and as with their first round pick, very few of them were on the[Read More…]
Barely one year ago, when Chicago Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez dove on a grounder to third, landed awkwardly, and rolled around in pain, we were all absolutely terrified –[Read More…]
Ow. My heart. Lilly was brilliant, and Marmol blew it – but I ain’t mad at him. Can’t save ’em all.
Lost in the proliferation of tacky “WTF” articles and blog posts about the Chicago Cubs’ first round pick this year – relative unknown pitcher Hayden Simpson out of Southern Arkansas[Read More…]
Chicago Cubs scouting director Tim Wilken took an unheralded kid out of Clemson in his first draft with the Cubs in 2006. The young outfielder had played pretty well for[Read More…]
Apparently the secret to beating the Pirates is to play them in one-game increments. Good game all around from the Cubs, including the most surprising ace in all of baseball.
Late last week, there were several rumors surrounding Chicago Cubs first baseman Derrek Lee (as well as bench bat Xavier Nady) as a possible trade target for the suddenly-in-the-market-for-a-first-baseman Los[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs may have finally found their long-elusive right-handed setup man – former first round pick, and former dominant minor league starting pitcher, Andrew Cashner. Cashner had a five-up,[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs are now 3-11 against the Pittsburgh Pirates and Houston Astros. The Pirates and Astros are a combined 34-65 against teams not named the Cubs. Read that again.[Read More…]
Offensive ASPLOSION! Shocking: Tyler Colvin is given a chance to start and produce, and he does. Not Sarcastically Shocking: Aramis Ramirez and Derrek Lee had good offensive games.
The layoff wasn’t any cure to the Cubs’ offensive woes. If you take out an anomalous 5-0 win against the Cardinals last week, the Cubs have scored a whopping seven[Read More…]