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Archive for May, 2011

Dumping on the Cubs and Other Crappy Bullets

Dumping on the Cubs and Other Crappy Bullets

Marlon Byrd’s homer, Tyler Colvin’s future, and the direction of the Chicago Cubs feature in today’s bullets. Also: poop.

by May 19, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 7, Marlins 5 – May 18, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 7, Marlins 5 – May 18, 2011

A come from behind (after blowing the lead) kind of win might just be the thing this team needed. Ah, who am I kidding? They just needed a win.

by May 18, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
Series Preview: Cubs v. Marlins, May 18 – May 19, 2011

Series Preview: Cubs v. Marlins, May 18 – May 19, 2011

Hopefully the Chicago Cubs take some time to lay out, enjoy the beach, and hit the night clubs. Heaven knows they won’t be playing any baseball.

by May 18, 2011 Series Previews
Closed-Door Meetings Don’t Work for the Cubs and Other Bullets

Closed-Door Meetings Don’t Work for the Cubs and Other Bullets

Perhaps Mike Quade should start requiring TPS reports before every at bat with runners on base. Notes on Randy Wells’ rehab, Tony Campana’s legend, and Jim Hendry’s coded message to Mike Quade.

by May 18, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Help Me Give the Boys & Girls Club of Chicago Some Free Baseballs

Help Me Give the Boys & Girls Club of Chicago Some Free Baseballs

Play a game of catch on Twitter today to help give Chicago kids some free baseballs.

by May 18, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Reds 7 – May 17, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Reds 7 – May 17, 2011

If last night was a blown 4-0 lead, and tonight was a merely blown 3-0 lead, does that mean the Cubs are getting better?

by May 17, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
God’s Wrath Watch: Andrew Cashner to Be Shut Down Again

God’s Wrath Watch: Andrew Cashner to Be Shut Down Again

The Chicago Cubs’ young pitcher aggravated the strain in his right rotator cuff, and his rehab is going to back to the beginning. Enjoy the game tonight!

by May 17, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Marcos Mateo to Iowa, Scott Maine to Cubs

Marcos Mateo to Iowa, Scott Maine to Cubs

Antonio Alfonseca’s five-fingered clone didn’t cut it, and now will have to toil away in the minors. Scott Maine, a lefty, probably should have made the team out of Spring Training.

by May 17, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Tony Campana on His Way to Join the Cubs, Become Sam Fuld

Tony Campana on His Way to Join the Cubs, Become Sam Fuld

Tyler Colvin’s replacement is slightly younger, slightly better defensively, quite a bit faster, but with no pop. Might be a better, you know, hitter, though.

Carlos Zambrano Wants Your Blame and Other Bullets

Carlos Zambrano Wants Your Blame and Other Bullets

Carlos Zambrano’s outing, Andrew Cashner’s future role, and a couple of Chicago’s outfield prospects feature in today’s bullets.

by May 17, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Mike Quade is Done Blowing Sunshine

Mike Quade is Done Blowing Sunshine

The Chicago Cubs manager is angry – like, multiple f-bomb angry – after last night’s embarrassing loss to the division-leading Reds.

And Down Goes Colvin

And Down Goes Colvin

The Chicago Cubs finally pulled the trigger on the much-anticipated demotion of outfielder, Tyler Colvin.

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Reds 7 – May 16, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Reds 7 – May 16, 2011

If you didn’t watch the sixth inning, you probably had a great night!

by May 16, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
God’s Wrath Watch: Andrew Cashner is Going for Another MRI

God’s Wrath Watch: Andrew Cashner is Going for Another MRI

The Lord was feeling particularly vengeful today, and was not interested in seeing Cashner make his scheduled rehab start in Arizona.

by May 16, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

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by May 16, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Series Preview: Cubs v. Reds, May 16 – May 17, 2011

Series Preview: Cubs v. Reds, May 16 – May 17, 2011

Two games against the Cincinnati Reds offers the Cubs the best chance they’ll have for a series sweep against a divisional opponent this side of the Houston Astros.

by May 16, 2011 Series Previews

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