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Archive for March, 2011

Back End of the Cubs’ Rotation Shaping Up

Back End of the Cubs’ Rotation Shaping Up

Ryan Dempster, Carlos Zambrano, and Matt Garza will start the first three games of the Chicago Cubs’ season, but, so far, the Cubs have not announced which two pitchers would[Read More...]

by March 18, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

Take a Break from the NCAA Tournament and Enter the BN Opening Day Contest

Bracket already busted? (Seriously, Morehead State? You’re good for funny hats, and that’s it.) No problem, because you can win your pool money ($50 to CubWorld) right here by entering[Read More...]

by March 17, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 5, A’s 6 – March 17, 2011

The Cubs blew a two-run 9th inning lead to lose to the A’s today, and I’ve got a smile on my face. Why? Because it’s Spring Training, folks. It sucks[Read More...]

by March 17, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Carlos Pena is the Most Positive Guy Ever

Carlos Pena is the Most Positive Guy Ever

The Chicago Cubs didn’t quite know what they’d be getting from new first baseman Carlos Pena when they signed him. He’s just two years removed from some dominant seasons, but[Read More...]

by March 17, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Spring Numbers Won’t Change the Top of the Order

Spring Numbers Won’t Change the Top of the Order

As we’ve discussed, you always have to take Spring Training numbers with a grain of salt. You never know exactly what veterans are doing with their Spring time – maybe[Read More...]

by March 17, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Opening Day Contest: Want to Win $50?

Opening Day Contest: Want to Win $50?

We don’t have enough fun around these parts. For the most part, you can blame the Cubs’ performance. But, hey. It’s a new season and, at least for Opening Day,[Read More...]

by March 16, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Why the 2011 Milwaukee Brewers Will Suck

Why the 2011 Milwaukee Brewers Will Suck

Editor’s Note: Yes, it’s that time of year again – the time for us to settle back into our protective bubble where the Chicago Cubs are destined for greatness, and[Read More...]

by March 16, 2011 Analysis and Commentary
Rotation and Bullpen Tidbits

Rotation and Bullpen Tidbits

There remains an active competition in camp for the fifth starter spot, and at least two bullpen spots. I say only the fifth starter spot because, by most accounts (including[Read More...]

by March 16, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 8 and 2, A’s 1 and Rockies 4 – March 15, 2011

I do apologize if the headings to these split-squad days have giving you headaches, but, for whatever reason, they make me smile. No worries, though – today was the last[Read More...]

by March 15, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

The Second Cut is the Deepest: Cubs Send 18 Packing

In what was technically the second cut of the Spring, the Chicago Cubs today shuffled loose 18 players, bringing the Spring roster down to 40. Among the cuts were pitching[Read More...]

by March 15, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Can’t Wait: Bartman Documentary to Premier at Tribeca Film Festival

Can’t Wait: Bartman Documentary to Premier at Tribeca Film Festival

Get ready to be equal parts annoyed and miserable. Next month, the long-awaited documentary about Game 6 of the 2003 NLCS and the infamous Bartman incident will premier at the[Read More...]

by March 15, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
More Michael Young Rumors

More Michael Young Rumors

This weekend, the Boston Globe suggested that the Chicago Cubs continued look at disgruntled Ranger Michael Young as a possible trade target, believing that Young would be an upgrade at[Read More...]

by March 15, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors

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