February 2011

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Spring Training Bullets: Cubs 3, Brewers 5 – February 28, 2011

Spring Training Bullets: Cubs 3, Brewers 5 – February 28, 2011

Things are certainly off to a glowing start, no? It’s just Spring Training, folks. No worries. And I can continue to say that for another two weeks or so. Pitchers were the focus today, with Randy Wells – inexplicably fighting for a rotation spot – going two scoreless innings. He gave up a couple hits […]

Who Should Represent the Cubs This Year in the Series She-View?

Who Should Represent the Cubs This Year in the Series She-View?

As regular readers know, we preview every series of the year, offering updates on the Cubs’ opponent, lineups, expected pitchers, etc. We also include a feature euphemistically known as the Series She-View, in which – for totally not gratuitous reasons – we imagine each team represented by a beautiful woman. The opponents’ reps change, but the Cubs’ […]

Spring Training Bullets: A’s 15, Cubs 7 – February 27, 2011

Spring Training Bullets: A’s 15, Cubs 7 – February 27, 2011

For an inning, with the Cubs up 4-0, Spring Training was telling of things to come. And then it was totally just Spring Training again. Pff. Who cares about the score, right? First the good: Carlos Zambrano was dominant in two innings of work, and Starlin Castro, Marlon Byrd and Alfonso Soriano had multiple hits. […]

Spring Training Bullets: February 27, 2011

Spring Training Bullets: February 27, 2011

The Chicago Cubs kick off their Spring Training schedule today at 2:05 CST against the Oakland Athletics. Quiver. Cubs pitchers who don’t make the rotation or the bullpen may wind up on other teams before the season begins. The Yankees in particular have a clear need in the back end of their rotation and could […]

Mike Quade Reveals Lineup for Spring Opener

Mike Quade Reveals Lineup for Spring Opener

Mike Quade has announced the Chicago Cubs’ lineup for Sunday’s Spring Training opener: Kosuke Fukudome, RF Starlin Castro, SS Marlon Byrd, CF Aramis Ramirez, 3B Carlos Pena, 1B Alfonso Soriano, LF Geovany Soto, C Blake DeWitt, 2B Pitcher Obviously, it’s just a Spring Training lineup, but, given that these are the presumed starters, the tea […]