Archive for March, 2011


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…]

Mike Quade is Clearly Worried About Starlin Castro

Mike Quade is Clearly Worried About Starlin Castro

If Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro has shown anything in his young Major League career, it’s that he can hit, but is subject to lapses in the field. Whether those[Read More…]

by March 3, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 5, Brewers 12 – March 2, 2011

Well, the Chicago Cubs were beat down once again – by each other. They lost their Spring Training game, too. Mike Quade will have his first team meeting after yesterday’s[Read More…]

by March 3, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

Carlos Silva Involved in Disturbance After First Inning (UPDATED – Quotes)

Today’s game did not exactly get off to a great start with the Cubs committing three errors in the first inning, and starter Carlos Silva giving up six runs in[Read More…]

by March 2, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Why the 2011 Cincinnati Reds Will Suck

Why the 2011 Cincinnati Reds 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…]


Spring Training Miscellany

There are a few pieces of Spring Training information for you this morning, none of which was quite substantial enough to merit its own post, but that doesn’t mean you[Read More…]

by March 2, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

Spring Training Bullets: Cubs 3, Giants 2 – March 1, 2011

Hooray! The Chicago Cubs aren’t going to lose every single game of the 2011 season! Well, er, probably. I suppose it’s technically still possible. Kosuke Fukudome led off once again,[Read More…]

by March 1, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Andrew Cashner Has the Inside Track on a Rotation Spot

Andrew Cashner Has the Inside Track on a Rotation Spot

His Spring debut notwithstanding, Chicago Cubs hurler Andrew Cashner is going to get a very good chance to win one of the last two spots in the rotation. Cashner, 24,[Read More…]

by March 1, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Carlos Zambrano: Pinch Hitter

Carlos Zambrano: Pinch Hitter

When you carry 12 pitchers – 5 starters and 7 in the pen – your options on the bench become limited rather quickly. With 8 positional starters, you’ve got just[Read More…]