Oh, Cubs. Cubs, Cubs, Cubs. Look, I’m never going to root against the Cubs – especially against the Cardinals. But how do you go from losing 2 of 3 to[Read More…]
Archive for July, 2010
The Chicago Cubs are now actively shopping pitcher Ted Lilly, and would like to have a deal in place before Lilly’s next start, which is scheduled for Tuesday. With contenders[Read More…]
Randy Wells is officially back, y’all (as I said he was in the Series Preview). And better still? The Cubs actually knocked around a guy whom they should knock around.
We’re just a week away from the non-waive trade deadline, and the Chicago Cubs have yet to make a move. But having just lost two of three to the woeful[Read More…]
Carlos Zambrano is working his way back to the Chicago Cubs after a long, self-induced layoff. He threw an inning last night for AAA Iowa, and although he didn’t give[Read More…]
This time of year, trade ideas are thrown around like so many flying fish in Seattle. Most will never happen – indeed, most could never happen – but it’s still[Read More…]
Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella isn’t but two days into his official lame duck period, having announced earlier this week that he would retire at the end of this season.[Read More…]
That was certainly not a fun game to watch, but don’t miss the story.
Chicago Cubs pitcher/formerly angry guy Carlos Zambrano is expected to return to the team next weekend, around July 30, when the Cubs head to Colorado to take on the Rockies.[Read More…]
With the announcement that Lou Piniella will retire at the end of this season, Jim Hendry’s status as Chicago Cubs General Manager was bound to receive some new scrutiny for[Read More…]
Lou Piniella is now expected to announce his retirement every single day. Separately, and I don’t want to jinx it, but have you noticed that Derrek Lee is quietly heating[Read More…]
Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella has never been a completely conventional guy (Carlos Zambrano to the bullpen?), but neither has he been a statistical renegade – eschewing stats in favor[Read More…]
Though he didn’t even appear in the game, last night’s shellacking of Carlos Silva made it incrementally more likely that Chicago Cubs starter Ted Lilly would be traded. With just[Read More…]
Well here’s a real bummer. Hayden Simpson, the surprise selection by the Chicago Cubs in the first round of this year’s first-year player draft, will not pitch this summer due[Read More…]
Dreams sufficiently dashed? They probably should be – at least insofar as pre-trade deadline aspirations go. Not a bad offensive showing, but the pitching forgot they were facing the Astros.