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Month: July 2010

Chicago Cubs and Mesa Still Working on Spring Training Issues

Hey, remember all that Spring Training location stuff? Florida, Arizona, Florida, Arizona? Well, short story is, the Cubs decided to keep Springing in Mesa, Arizona, pending the city being able to find financing short of having to impose a surtax on the other Cactus League teams. Well, that financing is still being worked out. Attorneys […]

Dusty Baker: I Regularly Had to Talk to Carlos Zambrano About His Anger

Dusty Baker managed the Chicago Cubs from 2003 to 2006, which coincided with the early years of Carlos Zambrano’s nascent career. Zambrano was a bundle full of energy back then, too, and Baker says he regularly had to reign Zambrano in when he was bursting into anger flames. The manager who had Carlos Zambrano through […]


Chad Tracy, We Hardly Knew Ye

Or is it, we hardly liked ye? In any event, Chad Tracy is no longer a member of the Chicago Cubs. Infielder Chad Tracy, who was designated for assignment last week to make room for Aramis Ramirez’s return from the DL, cleared waivers and declined an assignment to Class AAA, making him a free agent. CHICAGO […]

The Chicago Cubs Have Signed Matt Szczur

The Chicago Cubs keep chipping away at their draft picks this year, now having signed the bulk of the first 20 picks. The Cubs announced Thursday they have signed fifth-round Draft pick Matt Szczur of Villanova. A two-sport star in baseball and football, he was the first .400 hitter for Villanova this season since 1997, […]

Enhanced Box Score: Reds 3, Cubs 2 – July 1, 2010

The Cubs surely aren’t making it easy on me when it comes to making Enhanced Box Scores. For one thing, they keep freaking losing – don’t get me wrong; I can come up with good stuff for losses. But it ain’t fun. For another thing, they keep losing in the same way every time.

The Chicago Cubs Are Positive

Despite falling 10 games under .500, having lost ANOTHER series to the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Chicago Cubs’ players are still trying to stay positive about the season. “There’s always time,” pitcher Tom Gorzelanny said. “There’s definitely a lot of baseball to be played. We need to get going, we need to win some games here. […]