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Archive for March, 2011

Carlos Silva Doesn’t Want to Talk About the Rotation Competition

Carlos Silva Doesn’t Want to Talk About the Rotation Competition

Carlos Silva no longer has the inside track on a rotation spot this year. That much is clear after a second consecutive abysmal Spring performance yesterday. What remains unclear is[Read More…]

by March 8, 2011 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs News
Bud Selig Not a Fan of Marlon Byrd’s Relationship with Victor Conte

Bud Selig Not a Fan of Marlon Byrd’s Relationship with Victor Conte

Chicago Cubs center fielder Marlon Byrd is a physical specimen. Look at those guns. You don’t get that way without some serious training, and serious nutritional support – and I[Read More…]

by March 8, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Mike Quade Not Ready to Give Up on Carlos Silva

Mike Quade Not Ready to Give Up on Carlos Silva

Even after yesterday’s 8-run, 2-inning effort, Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade says he’s not giving up on pitcher Carlos Silva as a rotation option. Which, frankly, is the right thing[Read More…]

by March 8, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 14, Angels 13 – March 7, 2011

Clearly I jumped the gun on the whole if-this-was-a-regular-season-game-I-would-have-lost-it thing. So let me say it again: if this was a regular season game, I totally would have lost it. The[Read More…]

by March 7, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

Bleacher Nation Elsewhere on the ‘Net

This is your semi-regular (don’t worry, I will continue to emphasize the “semi”) reminder that there are a couple of other places to follow Bleacher Nation on the ‘net. Specifically,[Read More…]

by March 7, 2011 Cubs Humor
If Randy Wells Doesn’t Make the Rotation, He’s Going to AAA Iowa

If Randy Wells Doesn’t Make the Rotation, He’s Going to AAA Iowa

I’ve made no secret about my belief that the very notion that Randy Wells is “competing” for a rotation spot is beyond absurd. Even if basing the decision solely on[Read More…]

by March 7, 2011 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs News
Alfonso Soriano Looking Good Defensively

Alfonso Soriano Looking Good Defensively

When Alfonso Soriano shifted to the outfield a few years ago, he struck most as a surprisingly good left fielder. He took some questionable routes, but he had decent range,[Read More…]

by March 7, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 5 and 0, Dodgers 3, Reds 10

Did you follow that title? The Chicago Cubs split their squad today, and took on the Dodgers and the Reds, winning the former 5-3 and losing the latter 10-0. Second[Read More…]

by March 6, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Aramis Ramirez and Carlos Zambrano Are Not Leaders

Aramis Ramirez and Carlos Zambrano Are Not Leaders

In his short time as manager, Mike Quade has already established that he likes to talk. A lot. As someone who writes about all things Chicago Cubs, having a gregarious[Read More…]

by March 6, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 9, Padres 4 – March 5, 2011

Marlon Byrd and Alfonso Soriano were the offensive stars today as the Cubs downed the Padres – though the Cubs weren’t exactly facing a murderer’s row of pitchers. Or hitters.[Read More…]

by March 5, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 4, Royals 5 – March 4, 2010

Another loss, but another loss that doesn’t really sting. But for a grand slam given up by a pitcher who won’t make the Cubs (after walking three consecutive, I might[Read More…]

by March 5, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Carlos Silva Tells a Version of the Fight with Aramis Ramirez

Carlos Silva Tells a Version of the Fight with Aramis Ramirez

Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Silva, who wouldn’t speak to the media following Wednesday’s dugout scuffle with teammate Aramis Ramirez, broke his silence today, telling a slightly different version of events[Read More…]

by March 4, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Meetings, Meetings Everywhere

Meetings, Meetings Everywhere

The Chicago Cubs have sucked this Spring. There’s just no getting around it. Not only are they 1-4, but they’ve been outscored 42-25, and have committed a mind-boggling 15 errors[Read More…]

by March 4, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
God’s Wrath Watch: Carlos Zambrano’s Arm is “Tired,” But Probably OK

God’s Wrath Watch: Carlos Zambrano’s Arm is “Tired,” But Probably OK

God’s Wrath makes its first appearance of the ¬†year, but hopefully it’s indicative of the way the rest of the year will go, because God’s Wrath in this instance is[Read More…]

by March 4, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 7, Rangers 8 – March 3, 2011

Hey, at least the game was moderately competitive and the Cubs made a Spring Training best 1(!) error. Baby steps. Blake DeWitt, whom the Cubs would probably like to see[Read More…]

by March 3, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Marty Brennaman: Cubs Not Good Enough to Win Division

Marty Brennaman: Cubs Not Good Enough to Win Division

Cincinnati Reds broadcasters have long had an interesting relationship with the Chicago Cubs. If you watch a Cubs/Reds game with Reds guys calling it – whether it’s Marty or Thom[Read More…]

by March 3, 2011 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors

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