Archive for July, 2010


Chicago Cubs First Round Pick Hayden Simpson Won’t Pitch This Summer

Chicago Cubs First Round Pick Hayden Simpson Won’t Pitch This Summer

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…]

Enhanced Box Score: Astros 11, Cubs 5 – July 19, 2010

Enhanced Box Score: Astros 11, Cubs 5 – July 19, 2010

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.

by July 19, 2010 Enhanced Box Scores

Obsessive Ted Lilly Trade Watch: The Yankees and Tigers Enter the Fray

Obsessive Ted Lilly Trade Watch: The Yankees and Tigers Enter the Fray

You can officially add the New York Yankees and the Detroit Tigers to the list of teams attached to Ted Lilly trade rumors. Leading off with the Tigers, Jayson Stark[Read More…]

by July 19, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Rangers Still Considering Xavier Nady

Lukewarm Stove: Rangers Still Considering Xavier Nady

This rumor is about as lukewarm as it gets, given that there are no details beyond that headline. But, hey, you’re here. Might as well keep reading, right? The Rangers[Read More…]

by July 19, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Cubs Are “Close” to Signing Second Round Pick Reggie Golden

Cubs Are “Close” to Signing Second Round Pick Reggie Golden

While the Chicago Cubs have signed most of their top draft picks from last month’s first year player draft, a decent chunk remain unsigned. Most, however, are latter third picks,[Read More…]

Zambranogate: Carlos Expected to Pitch for Iowa This Week

Zambranogate: Carlos Expected to Pitch for Iowa This Week

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Carlos Zambrano, who hasn’t pitched for the Cubs since June 25 when he exploded on his teammates after an inning of terrible work. He’s been working[Read More…]

by July 19, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Phillies 6, Cubs 11 – July 18, 2010

Enhanced Box Score: Phillies 6, Cubs 11 – July 18, 2010

Oh Cubs. Where were these offensive outbursts just a few weeks ago? Ignoring the fact that the Cubs would have to continue winning three of four for the rest of[Read More…]

by July 19, 2010 Enhanced Box Scores

Laughing Because it isn’t the Cubs: The Brewers’ Feelings, and Butts are Hurt

Tee hee. Milwaukee Brewers manager Ken Macha says he has complained to a baseball official about his batters being hit too often by pitches. Macha says action needs to be[Read More…]

by July 18, 2010 MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: So Maybe Derrek Lee Wouldn’t Waive His No-Trade Clause

Lukewarm Stove: So Maybe Derrek Lee Wouldn’t Waive His No-Trade Clause

Late last week, Fox Sports reported that Chicago Cubs first baseman Derrek Lee – a free agent at the end of this year, and speculated trade candidate – would waive[Read More…]

by July 18, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Phillies 4, Cubs 1 – July 17, 2010

Enhanced Box Score: Phillies 4, Cubs 1 – July 17, 2010

Ah, there are the 2010 Cubs we’ve come to know and loathe. Great starting pitching, absolutely no offense, and the bullpen blows it. I’d almost missed them.

by July 18, 2010 Enhanced Box Scores
Obsessive Ted Lilly Trade Watch: Mets Are the Expected Target, But Are They Really?

Obsessive Ted Lilly Trade Watch: Mets Are the Expected Target, But Are They Really?

We’ve reached that point folks. Rumors surrounding a potential deal for Chicago Cubs started Ted Lilly are such that I, like you, am obsessed. Thus, it’s the first Obsessive Trade[Read More…]

by July 17, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Enhanced Box Score: Phillies 3, Cubs 4 – July 16, 2010

Enhanced Box Score: Phillies 3, Cubs 4 – July 16, 2010

Hilarious fact (if you’re not Ted Lilly or a Cubs fan): the three runs of support that Ted Lilly received while he was in the game today was the most[Read More…]

by July 16, 2010 Enhanced Box Scores
Lukewarm Stove: White Sox Join Mets in Interest in Ted Lilly

Lukewarm Stove: White Sox Join Mets in Interest in Ted Lilly

Add the Chicago White Sox to the list of teams potentially interested in Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Ted Lilly, should the Cubs decide to sell. Sources say the Sox have[Read More…]

by July 16, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors