As of today, June 15, MLB teams are free to trade guys they signed in the offseason as free agents. That means that, as far as the Cubs are concerned,[Read More…]
Archive for June, 2010
Following his 8 innings of no-hit ball last night, which lowered his ERA to 2.90 and his WHIP to 0.995, Chicago Cubs starter Ted Lilly’s value is probably at its[Read More…]
All it took to finally get Ted Lilly a win was a no-hitter into the 9th inning. The Cubs have scored a total of seven runs in Lilly’s last five[Read More…]
Can you feel the Crosstown Cup slipping away? I, for one, am devastated. Another lifeless, pathetic effort from the Cubs’ increasingly aged offense. At least Ryan Theriot is heating up. Still,[Read More…]
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.