August 2010

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Enhanced Box Score: Padres 5, Cubs 3 – August 19, 2010

Enhanced Box Score: Padres 5, Cubs 3 – August 19, 2010

I am honestly less interested in the fact that the Padres just swept the Cubs in a four-game set for the first time ever, and am more interested in Carlos Zambrano’s continued David Blaine impression in his return to the rotation. Once again, if you looked only at his innings and earned runs, you’d think […]

Good Luck, Derrek Lee

Good Luck, Derrek Lee

In mid-November 2003, I was bitter. The Chicago Cubs had just blown their best chance to head to the World Series in decades – a better chance even than their 4-1 NLCS loss to the San Diego Padres in 1984. They had a rotation built for the playoffs, and Sammy Sosa still crushing. Yes, I […]

Robinson Lopez, Tyrelle Harris, and Jeffrey Lorick are Chicago Cubs Prospects

Robinson Lopez, Tyrelle Harris, and Jeffrey Lorick are Chicago Cubs Prospects

Yesterday’s Derrek Lee trade was a move most thought wouldn’t happen – after all, Lee had rejected a trade just a couple weeks before. But believing that the Braves were a better situation than the Angels, for a variety of reasons, Lee approved the trade, which netted the Cubs three pitching prospects. To be certain, […]

Enhanced Box Score: Padres 5, Cubs 1 – August 18, 2010

Enhanced Box Score: Padres 5, Cubs 1 – August 18, 2010

Even Derrek Lee couldn’t have pulled this one out for the Cubs. Well, I guess technically he could have – with a couple two run homers, a grand slam, a two run single and a two run double… Tweet

Chicago Cubs Prospect Primer: Casey Coleman

Chicago Cubs Prospect Primer: Casey Coleman

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 than Scarey, and he’s offered to throw us some of his insights, teed up here for you with minimal editing from yours truly. Up today, […]