Chicago Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez has missed the last five games with a sore right quad, and as he rests, he contemplates his future. His contract runs through this[Read More…]
Archive for September, 2010
Another dominating pitching performance by the Cubs – for whatever reason, the Cubs love to play the Brewers this year.
After his call-up this week, the Chicago Cubs are almost ready to insert Jeff Samardzija into the rotation. Manager Mike Quade said Friday they hope to insert Jeff Samardzija into[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs stepped up to defend Jim Hendry’s honor by smacking the Brewers down. The offensive stars were Darwin Barney and Carlos Zambrano at the bottom of the order.[Read More…]
The Milwaukee Brewers distributed a “press release” before tonight’s game, purportedly issued by the Chicago Cubs regarding a new book by General Manager Jim Hendry. Under a headline that said[Read More…]
Allow Hulk Hogan’s ‘I Am a Real American’ well up within you… Cubs Minor Leaguers Chris Archer and Brett Jackson were named to the U.S. team that will compete in[Read More…]
The search for the next Chicago Cubs manager (that sounds like a VH1 or CW show title, doesn’t it?) is expected to heat up over the next week and a[Read More…]
Even Starlin Castro’s much-heralded return to the lineup couldn’t put a run up on the board for the Cubs. Brett Meyers has been a bit of a beast this year.[Read More…]
Sean Marshall has been tremendous for the Chicago Cubs in 2010, but you already knew that. What you may not have known is that Marshall has also been a tremendous[Read More…]
Carlos Silva returned to the Cubs, which was itself a success, though his actual performance sucked. The team was still without Aramis Ramirez (injury) and Starlin Castro (twubble), and they[Read More…]
Let’s be clear about something from the get-go: the Chicago Cubs have suffered through a brutal 2010. They’ve had on-field and off-field headaches, and they’ve been profoundly uncompetitive. So when[Read More…]
On Sunday, Starlin Castro lost track of the number of outs in the 7th inning of an 18-5 drubbing at the hands of the Mets. He hit a grounder, believing[Read More…]
Four early ones proved, um, not too much to overcome. Xavier Nady had a hilariously bad day, and Casey Coleman was great except for one inning. But my eye was[Read More…]
The 2010 version of the Chicago Cubs are excellent at bringing out the best in their opponents. James Russell and Thomas Diamond were particularly gracious today. But let’s be real.[Read More…]
Another Carlos Zambrano start, another Cubs win. You can’t argue with the success, but it has been very easy to argue with Zambrano’s actual pitching. Until yesterday.