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…]
Archive for September, 2010
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.
Blake DeWitt continues to rock as a Cub, and Starlin Castro had another couple hits. Alfonso Soriano was hilarious in the outfield, but he’s sure mashing at the plate.
Chicago Cubs pitcher Tom Gorzelanny left his Wednesday start after being hit on the left hand by a Jose Tabata comebacker. Although initial tests regarding the extent of the injury[Read More…]
Carlos Silva started his second game for the Single A Peoria Chiefs last night, and successfully threw in the 5th inning. Successful, that is, in the sense that his heart[Read More…]
It will shock you as much as it will disgust you: the Chicago Cubs just beat the Pittsburgh Pirates… IN A SERIES! Tom Gorzelanny went out early, but the bullpen[Read More…]
Chicago Cubs pitcher Tom Gorzelanny took a comebacker off his left (pitching) hand today. After trying to make a play on the Jose Tabata ball, Gorzelanny went to the dirt,[Read More…]
Seven Chicago Cubs Prospects Will Play in the Arizona Fall League, Including Brett Jackson and Josh Vitters
Two of the Chicago Cubs’ last four first round picks will get the opportunity to play in the prospect-heavy Arizona Fall League this, well, Fall. Third baseman Josh Vitters and[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs will search far and wide for their next manager, as they should. But that doesn’t mean they don’t have a first choice already – and according to[Read More…]