August 2010

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Carlos Silva Will Begin Rebab Stint in Peoria on Friday

Carlos Silva Will Begin Rebab Stint in Peoria on Friday

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 to be the first of at least two rehab starts. The Peoria Chiefs, in conjunction with the Chicago Cubs, have announced that injured Cubs hurler […]

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Nationals 4 – August 24, 2010

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Nationals 4 – August 24, 2010

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 bad. Tweet

Scott Maine to Chicago, Justin Berg to Iowa

Scott Maine to Chicago, Justin Berg to Iowa

Another rookie reliever is on his way to Chicago, as the Cubs today called up lefty pitcher Scott Maine from AAA – and promptly deposited Justin Berg in Iowa to take his place. Maine, 25, was acquired from the Diamondbacks over the Winter in the Aaron Heilman trade, and has worked his way through the […]

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 9, Nationals 1 – August 23, 2010

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 9, Nationals 1 – August 23, 2010

And so begins the Mike Quade era. Clearly, Lou Piniella was the problem. Just kidding. Any way you slice it, this was a great outing by rookie Casey Coleman, and the Cubs’ bats. Tweet