May 2011

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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.

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.

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.

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…

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.

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.

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.