Carlos Silva was cruising on his way to his best season in years when an irregular heartbeat brought him down in August. He came back just in time to suffer[Read More…]
Archive for September, 2010
Yesterday, new Diamondbacks General Manager Kevin Towers was forthright in asserting that he’d like to bring Greg Maddux on board as the pitching coach for his new team, but the[Read More…]
The Cubs have done one thing this year better than any other team: when the Cubs get blown out, they get BLOWN OUT.
Hall of Fame pitcher, and Chicago Cub favorite, Greg Maddux rejoined the Cubs organization earlier this year as a special assistant to general manager Jim Hendry. He toured the minors,[Read More…]
It should not be surprising, but AAA Iowa manager Ryne Sandberg will have other suitors at the Major League level this year. While it is not typical that minor league[Read More…]
Chicago Cubs catcher Geovany Soto had shoulder surgery yesterday to clean up his AC joint and alleviate discomfort he was experiencing in the second half of the season. If Soto[Read More…]
Chicago Cubs rookie outfielder Tyler Colvin is out of the hospital following a scary injury. Earlier in the week, Colvin’s chest was punctured by a flying piece of teammate Welington[Read More…]
Another pitchers’ duel, with the Cubs coming out on the winning end this time. Randy Wells was excellent, but the man who followed him may have been even better.
Carlos Zambrano threw another good one, but the offense was absent – just two hits. And in a battle of top rookies, Buster Posey managed the only run in the[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs have won an impressive 17 of 24 games under interim manager Mike Quade, though its hard to point to decisions Quade has made that have led to[Read More…]
Sunday morning, a man placed a backpack containing what he believed to be explosives into a trash can a block south of Wrigley Field. Fortunately for everyone, he received the[Read More…]
Have you ever heard of a player getting impaled by a flying baseball bat? If that isn’t the clearest sign of God’s Wrath, I’m not sure what is. The good[Read More…]
Outside of the Colvin injury, the game was nearly perfect for the Cubs. Good, young hitting; good, young pitching.
Some scary stuff in today’s game, as outfielder Tyler Colvin was hit in the chest by a flying piece of bat, which pierced his skin and caused some internal damage.[Read More…]
Good thing the Cubs were already long-eliminated from the playoff race, otherwise the news that catcher Geovany Soto is undergoing arthroscopic shoulder surgery would be much more devastating. Soto’s had trouble[Read More…]