May 2011

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Rodrigo Lopez Joins the Rotation on Monday

Rodrigo Lopez Joins the Rotation on Monday

Lopez is the next in an endless line of embarrassing replacement options for the beleaguered Cubs rotation. Huzzah.

Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 4, Cubs 2 – May 27, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 4, Cubs 2 – May 27, 2011

Does it ease your ire if I tell you that, on paper, this was the one game the Cubs looked likely to lose? Didn’t think so…