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…]
The Chicago Cubs welcome the best team in the National League – at least according to the Cubs – the Pittsburgh Pirates. Fortunately the Cubs have had a long break[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 head to Cincinnati to take on the (still) best team in the National League Central – best not only in record, but in the sense that they[Read More…]
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…]