When the Chicago Cubs re-signed reliever John Grabow to a two-year deal last winter, some (me) feared that his low ERA had been a bit of a mirage given his[Read More…]
Archive for August, 2010
And the Cubs fall to 0-1 in the post-Fontenot era.
Breaking news: the Chicago Cubs have sent infielder Mike Fontenot across the diamond to the San Francisco Giants for Single A outfielder Evan Crawford, according to various sources. The Giants[Read More…]
We haven’t heard too much about the trades that never were, but it seems that the Chicago Cubs nearly dealt outfielder Xavier Nady and infielder Mike Fontenot to the San[Read More…]
Good outing from Ryan Dempster and the bullpen, save Carlos Marmol. And hey, Kosuke Fukudome had a good offensive game! Anyone want to trade?
Editor’s Note: This is a guest post, written by a friend of the program, Scarey from Sons of Ivy. When it comes to Cubs prospects, few know the organization better[Read More…]
Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Carlos Silva, who’s been out for a couple weeks with an abnormal heartbeat, is out of the hospital now. He had a successful cardiac ablation (in[Read More…]
Just like that, two Chicago Cubs starters are out of the picture for a stretch. Catcher Geovany Soto, battling a right shoulder strain, has been placed on the 15-day disabled[Read More…]
At least the Cubs were able to make the Giants play 11 innings. It’s the small victories these days, you know? As for the main storyline: yes, Carlos went five[Read More…]
Chicago Cubs general manager Jim Hendry recently stated that he’s poised to begin the search for the next Cubs’ manager, which position will be open following Lou Piniella’s retirement at[Read More…]
Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella won’t be managing the Cubs out in San Francisco this week. Not because he’s tired of watching the crap, mind you; it’s because his mother[Read More…]
Four Chicago Cubs rookies combined to pitch a big turd. The defense certainly didn’t help, and the offense was as yawntastic as a 4-run effort gets.
Here’s one for the you-don’t-see-this-too-often-outside-of-a-company-softball-league file. The Boise Hawks, the Chicago Cubs’ low-A team, forfeited yesterday, resulting in a league-mandated 9-0 loss. Umpire Matt Heersema thought the Northwest League game[Read More…]
The Cubs were gift-wrapped a comeback, but apparently it was taped too tightly at the corners, because Derrek Lee and Marlon Byrd struck out consecutively with the bases loaded. Interestingly,[Read More…]
With a team as terrible and overpriced as the Chicago Cubs presently appear to be, with an aging core, and with a promising set of youngsters, most teams would view[Read More…]