With a gaping hole at first base, left vacated by Derrek Lee who was traded to the Atlanta Braves two weeks ago after manning the spot for almost seven seasons,[Read More…]
Archive for August, 2010
Hey, what do you know? The Cubs actually treated the Pirates like the Pirates for once. Carlos Zambrano had yet another deceptive start – no earned runs, but he took[Read More…]
As Chicago Cubs fans, it seemed clear to us all that former manager Lou Piniella had lost his fire – indeed, he’d lost it as many as two years ago.[Read More…]
Some of the shine is coming off of Mike Quade’s eyebrow-less forehead… er, I mean luster. Kosuke Fukudome hit a two-run homer late to tie the game only to have[Read More…]
Randy Wells threw a good game and won on his birthday. His 28th birthday. Betcha didn’t know he was already that old.
As the Chicago Cubs have gone through a cavalcade of young options in their bullpen in the last couple of months, questions have popped up as to why former top[Read More…]
The Nats the Reds are not.
The Chicago Cubs have interviewed former Cleveland Indians manager Eric Wedge for their managerial vacancy. Wedge was not among the names rumored to be on the Cubs’ short list as[Read More…]
Now that Carlos Zambrano is back in the rotation and pitching reasonably well (that is to say, the result have been reasonably good even if his pitches don’t look so[Read More…]
If winning is foreign, I can’t wrap my head around a sweep. But sweep the Cubs did – good offense and good pitching throughout the series. As for the latter[Read More…]
Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Carlos Silva, out for several weeks following a minor heart procedure, will head to Peoria on Friday to pitch for the Chiefs, in what is expected[Read More…]
The Cubs scored just enough to pre-overcome a nightmarish 9th, courtesy of Carlos Marmol. Clearly the team hates Lou Piniella, and loves Mike Quade. Oh, or the Nationals are just[Read More…]
Being the manager of the Chicago Cubs – even in a mere interim capacity – brings with it certain indelicacies. Most notably? The microscope. Every move you make is scrutinized[Read More…]