July 2010

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Series Preview: Cubs v. Astros, July 26 – 28, 2010

Series Preview: Cubs v. Astros, July 26 – 28, 2010

It’s Series Preview time again, as the Chicago Cubs head down to Houston to face yet another terrible team that they simply cannot beat. At least the team gets the privilege of playing in beautiful Minute Maid Park. A refresher on the series preview here at Bleacher Nation: The idea is to hook you up […]

Obsessive Ted Lilly Trade Watch: Cubs Asking Arm and a Leg from Tigers?

Obsessive Ted Lilly Trade Watch: Cubs Asking Arm and a Leg from Tigers?

There have been vague assertions and thin rumors that the Chicago Cubs had yet to move pitcher Ted Lilly because they were asking for the moon. Given that Lilly is on target to be a Type A free agent this year, who would net the Cubs two first round picks if they offer him arbitration […]

Enhanced Box Score: Cardinals 4, Cubs 3 – July 25, 2010

Enhanced Box Score: Cardinals 4, Cubs 3 – July 25, 2010

I’m not going to rip the rookie for giving up the game-winning bomb to Felipe Lopez, but you do have to wonder if Brian Schlitter – like Jeff Stevens before him – is going to run out of chances to prove himself. Tweet

Enhanced Box Score: Cardinals 5, Cubs 6 – July 24, 2010

Enhanced Box Score: Cardinals 5, Cubs 6 – July 24, 2010

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 the HORRIBLE Astros to taking two in a row against the legitimately good Cardinals? And in the week before the trade deadline! Argh. Tweet