The Chicago Cubs have called up righty Marcos Mateo from AAA Iowa to join the rotating cavalcade of bullpen arms. Mateo, 26, had an outside shot of making the Cubs’[Read More...]
Archive for August, 2010
The Chicago Cubs take their wagons West to San Francisco to open a small-time tech start-up. They might also play some baseball while they’re out that way, but you probably[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...]
Not much good to say in this one. The Cubs fell victim to the luscious, luscious hair.
The Chicago Cubs made clear yesterday that Carlos Zambrano will rejoin the team’s rotation on Monday when he starts against the Giants in San Francisco. Again: in San Francisco. It[Read More...]