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Enhanced Box Score: Astros 7, Cubs 3 – May 31, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Astros 7, Cubs 3 – May 31, 2011

Don’t come back in the 8th only to lose in the 9th. Just don’t. My wee little heart can’t take it.

by May 31, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
God’s Wrath Watch: Alfonso Soriano to the DL, Tyler Colvin Recalled

God’s Wrath Watch: Alfonso Soriano to the DL, Tyler Colvin Recalled

But will Colvin actually get some starts?

Chicago Cubs Prospect Bullets: McNutt, Jackson, Simpson, Vitters, Whitenack, Szczur

Chicago Cubs Prospect Bullets: McNutt, Jackson, Simpson, Vitters, Whitenack, Szczur

Taking a look around the Cubs’ minor leagues to highlight some of the better prospects. If nothing else, it’ll give you something related to the Cubs to be excited about.

by May 31, 2011 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Matt Garza Feels Good, and Could Be Back This Weekend

Matt Garza Feels Good, and Could Be Back This Weekend

Garza threw yesterday, and came out clean on the other side. He could be back in time to face the Cardinals.

by May 31, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Don’t Expect to See Much of DJ LeMahieu and Other Bullets

Don’t Expect to See Much of DJ LeMahieu and Other Bullets

Details on LeMahieu’s promotion and expected role, thoughts from Rudy Jaramillo on the Cubs’ (lack of) patience, and the legend of Tony Campana grows…

by May 31, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
God’s Wrath Watch: Alfonso Soriano’s Quad Injury Will Cost Him Some Games

God’s Wrath Watch: Alfonso Soriano’s Quad Injury Will Cost Him Some Games

The injury plague continues, and Blake DeWitt will now see some starts in left field.

by May 31, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Astros 12, Cubs 7 – May 30, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Astros 12, Cubs 7 – May 30, 2011

With the wind blowing out, the Astros managed four homers. The Cubs managed to make me puke.

by May 30, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
Series Preview: Astros v. Cubs, May 30 – June 1, 2011

Series Preview: Astros v. Cubs, May 30 – June 1, 2011

The Chicago Cubs welcome the Astros to town to close out the last winnable nine-game stretch they’ll have for a long time (a DOOM stretch begins on Friday, but we’ll get there when we get there). A series win means the Cubs went 5-4 during the stretch – the bare minimum for me to have any hope at all.

by May 30, 2011 Series Previews
Jeff Baker to the Disabled List, and (What?) DJ LeMahieu Called Up

Jeff Baker to the Disabled List, and (What?) DJ LeMahieu Called Up

God remains wrathful and the Cubs remain confusing about their prospect strategy.

Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 2, Cubs 3 – May 29, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 2, Cubs 3 – May 29, 2011

Ryan Dempster looked good again, the big three in the bullpen did their jobs, and Aramis Ramirez actually showed some power.

by May 29, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
God’s Wrath Watch: Reed Johnson to the Disabled List, Brad Snyder Called Up

God’s Wrath Watch: Reed Johnson to the Disabled List, Brad Snyder Called Up

Protip: If you want to remain healthy and on a Major League roster, don’t play center field for the Chicago Cubs.

Lots of Injury News (What Else?) and Other Bullets

Lots of Injury News (What Else?) and Other Bullets

Soon we’ll need a daily post dedicated solely to injuries. Info on Matt Garza’s and Geovany Soto’s returns, Reed Johnson and Jeff Baker’s aches, and Randy Wells’ and Casey Coleman’s futures.

by May 29, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 10, Cubs 0 – May 28, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 10, Cubs 0 – May 28, 2011

And the hopes of a series win against the Pirates (finally) end with a whimper.

by May 28, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
TV Wrath Watch and Other Bullets

TV Wrath Watch and Other Bullets

Carlos Zambrano’s TV is trying to kill him, Casey Coleman is a goner, Marlon Byrd is nervous, and Robert Coello goes back to being a guy you’ve never heard of.

by May 28, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

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