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Archive for April, 2011

No Box Score: Cubs 0, Mother Nature 58

Tonight’s Cubs/Padres game has been postponed, and will be made up tomorrow as part of a day-night doubleheader. The games will be played at 1:20 and 6:05 (both times CST).[Read More…]

by April 19, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

Starlin Castro Could Bat Third and Other Bullets – April 19, 2011

With the win last night, paired with the Reds’ loss, the Cubs pulled to within one game of first place in the Central. But, it’s April, and the Cubs are[Read More…]

by April 19, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Laughing Because It Isn’t the Cubs: Five Finger Discount

Laughing Because It Isn’t the Cubs: Five Finger Discount

Hopefully the Chicago Cubs continue paying their players well enough – and, in some cases, *very* well enough – so that they don’t have to steal $59 worth of t-shirts[Read More…]

by April 19, 2011 Cubs Humor, MLB News and Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Padres 0, Cubs 1 – April 18, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Padres 0, Cubs 1 – April 18, 2011

Whew. When was the last time the Cubs won a 1-0 game in extra innings? With the auto-loss going tomorrow (seriously, the Cubs don’t have a minor league starter they[Read More…]

by April 19, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores

Randy Wells and Andrew Cashner (Non)Update

As you know, injured pitchers Randy Wells and Andrew Cashner were evaluated by team doctors today, but there isn’t much to say yet. I suspect, however, that the news on[Read More…]

by April 18, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Series Preview: Padres v. Cubs, April 18 – April 20, 2011

Series Preview: Padres v. Cubs, April 18 – April 20, 2011

The Chicago Cubs continue their West Division swing by heading back home to host the San Diego Padres. Hopefully home is kinder than was Coors Field, where the Cubs dropped[Read More…]

by April 18, 2011 Series Previews

Ryan Dempster is “Sick and Tired” and Other Bullets – April 18, 2011

The Cubs have alternated series wins and series losses all year, so it’s pretty much a given that they’ll take two of three from the Padres. Crap, did I just[Read More…]

by April 18, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
God’s Wrath Watch: Randy Wells and Andrew Cashner Will Be Examined Today

God’s Wrath Watch: Randy Wells and Andrew Cashner Will Be Examined Today

Today, injured pitchers Randy wells (forearm strain) and Andrew Cashner (rotator cuff strain) will be re-evaluated by┬áteam orthopedic specialist Stephen Gryzlo. Each player is in the second week of his[Read More…]

by April 18, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Rockies 9 – April 17, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Rockies 9 – April 17, 2011

The Cubs won’t get too many chances like today: the team’s “ace” going against a call-up, emergency starter, and facing the best team in the league with a chance to[Read More…]

by April 17, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores

James Russell Earned a Second Start and Other Sarcastic Bullets – April 17, 2011

Today the Cubs have a chance – a chance – to take a series from the team with the best record in baseball. By the transitive property, such a victory[Read More…]

by April 17, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 8, Rockies 3 – April 16, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 8, Rockies 3 – April 16, 2011

I know what you’re thinking. Surely Ace is going to highlight Koyie Hill’s hit (OMG LOL!). But no. This was too solid of a win to be sullied by pointing[Read More…]

by April 17, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores

Marlon Byrd Keeps Things In-House and Other Bullets – April 16, 2011

How can a guy be striking out an amazing 12 per 9, and yet be so hittable? Such has been the dual nature of Matt Garza for the Cubs. I[Read More…]

by April 16, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Rockies 6 – April 15, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Rockies 6 – April 15, 2011

Sure, the offense didn’t show up, so it wouldn’t have mattered, and I know it’s just three starts, but…

by April 16, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
Series Preview: Cubs v. Rockies, April 15 – April 17, 2011

Series Preview: Cubs v. Rockies, April 15 – April 17, 2011

Thank the gods that the Chicago Cubs managed to win a series against the Astros before heading to Denver to take on a, you know, real team. The Series Preview[Read More…]

by April 15, 2011 Series Previews

Superhero Sam and Other Depressing Bullets – April 15, 2011

The Chicago Cubs are in for a stiff test this weekend against the NL’s best team (so far), the Colorado Rockies. They actually get some favorable pitching matchups, but the[Read More…]

by April 15, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Last Chance to Win the Second Chance Contest – $50 to CubWorld

Last Chance to Win the Second Chance Contest – $50 to CubWorld

All right, stragglers. Today is the deadline to enter the Second Chance Contest, which could win you $50 to CubWorld.com. It couldn’t be easier – you simply go to BN’s[Read More…]

by April 14, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

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