Archive for October, 2010


Carlos Zambrano Finishes the Season Better Than His Car

The Chicago Cubs’ on-again off-again ace Carlos Zambrano may have been the best pitcher in baseball over the last month and a half of the season. He took a 54.00[Read More…]

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Astros 4 – October 3, 2010

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Astros 4 – October 3, 2010

And so ends the Chicago Cubs’ 2010 season. Fitting that the Cubs finish as they played for most of the season: feckless and shutout. I hope you enjoyed the 2010[Read More…]

by October 3, 2010 Enhanced Box Scores

Carlos Zambrano: Adam Dunn Wants to Play for Chicago Cubs

Carlos Zambrano: Adam Dunn Wants to Play for Chicago Cubs

Now that Carlos Zambrano has confirmed his desire to remain with the Chicago Cubs for the foreseeable future, he’s making plans for the team. Specifically, he thinks the Cubs need[Read More…]

Carlos Zambrano Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere

Carlos Zambrano Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere

Earlier this year, deep in the throes of his most miserable season, Carlos Zambrano said that if the Cubs managed to secure a trade, he would not use his no-trade[Read More…]

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 8, Astros 3 – October 2, 2010

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 8, Astros 3 – October 2, 2010

The Chicago Cubs continue to close the season on a torrid pace, with tremendous pitching, and – for the first time in a while – huge offense. Carlos Zambrano finishes[Read More…]

by October 3, 2010 Enhanced Box Scores

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Bob Melvin is in Houston to Interview

Chicago Cubs general manager Jim Hendry is traveling with the team in Houston, and he won’t be alone this weekend – managerial candidate Bob Melvin is there, and expected to[Read More…]

by October 2, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Astros 0 – October 1, 2010

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Astros 0 – October 1, 2010

Oh my God, the Cubs are playing in October! And they’re winning!!! The pitching has been all-universe lately, but last night’s dominance is slightly less impressive…

by October 2, 2010 Enhanced Box Scores

New Dates With Respect to Free Agency

The Players Association and Major League baseball have agreed to move up several dates related to free agency, allowing more time for free agents to negotiate and sign with new[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 MLB News and Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Padres 0 – September 30, 2010

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Padres 0 – September 30, 2010

Ah, a classic late-September pitchers’ duel, yielding a thrilling 1-0 win, settled in the 9th inning. If only it matter to the Cubs. It sure mattered to the Padres, though.

by October 1, 2010 Enhanced Box Scores