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…]
Archive for August, 2010
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.
It’s series preview time again as the Chicago Cubs continue their road trip, and head to some town in Missouri to play some team or other. I think it might[Read More…]
Imagine a dog. A loyal, friendly dog. As soon as you come home from work, there he is to greet you, day after day. He’s reliable and predictable like that.[Read More…]
Trades made after the non-waiver trade deadline on July 31 are rare – at least, far more rare than trades made before the deadline – but they do happen, as[Read More…]
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…]