Yesterday evening was the deadline for signing draft picks from this year’s Rule 4 (first year player) Draft. The Chicago Cubs closed out strong, signing four their remaining picks. The[Read More...]
Archive for August, 2010
When third baseman Chipper Jones went down last week with a torn ACL, the Atlanta Braves began scrambling to replace his production as they fought to hold onto their lead[Read More...]
The young bullpen got smacked around, and Tom Gorzelanny didn’t fare much better after the fourth inning. At least Kosuke Fukudome had three hits. Scouts? Anyone? Hmm?
It’s series preview time again as the Chicago Cubs welcome the best team in the National League to Wrigley Field. So bring it on Braves… er… Dodgers … er Cardinals?[Read More...]
Alfonso Soriano is a wealthy man. The Chicago Cubs gave him an eight-year contract four years ago, which pays him $18 million per season. Without commenting on the wisdom of[Read More...]
After two poor starts (three, if you count his deceptively bad debut against the Brewers), Thomas Diamond has been bumped from the rotation in favor of (surprise) another rookie. Casey[Read More...]
Well, the Cubs, themselves, may not be able to climb into first place, but they can certain have a hand in keeping the Cardinals out of first. An offensive explosion[Read More...]
It doesn’t matter if the Cubs are 3, 4, or 19 games under .500 (pop quiz, guess which one they are), it always feels good when they beat the Cardinals.[Read More...]
Twenty games below .500. Thomas Diamond just didn’t have it, and Albert Pujols got his. And the Cubs helped a brother out.