Archive for May, 2011


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

Don’t Forget to Check Bleacher Nation Out on Facebook and Twitter

Your semi-monthly solicitation to visit Bleacher Nation elsewhere on the ‘Net. If you aren’t already following BN on Facebook or Twitter, you should be.

by May 16, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Jim Hendry is Pretend Fired and Other Bullets

Jim Hendry is Pretend Fired and Other Bullets

Bad weather, bad performance, rotation shakeup, and Chicago Cubs general manager Jim Hendry feature in today’s bullets.

by May 16, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

No Enhanced Box Score: Rain 100, Cubs 0 – May 15, 2011

The rains came and washed away Tim Lincecum. Win!

by May 15, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
Whither Tyler Colvin?

Whither Tyler Colvin?

The Chicago Cubs are finally considering sending Tyler Colvin to AAA Iowa. They are also beginning to suspect man has landed on the moon.

Blaming Osama Bin Laden and Other Bullets – May 15, 2011

The Giants’ offense is far from a powerhouse, so I suppose it is possible that Carlos Zambrano could hold them down enough today to give the Cubs an ever-so-tiny chance to win against Tim Lincecum. Over/under on Lincecum strikeouts today? Let’s go with eight.

by May 15, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Meta: New Look, Same Adequate Taste

Meta: New Look, Same Adequate Taste

Wherein I discuss the changes to the site that you’re probably noticing right about now.

by May 14, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

Enhanced Box Score: Giants 3, Cubs 0 – May 14, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Giants 3, Cubs 0 – May 14, 2011

It sucks that the game was called early, but, let’s face it, the Cubs weren’t coming back tonight.

by May 14, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
Justin Berg is Headed Back to Iowa

Justin Berg is Headed Back to Iowa

The Cubs had to send somebody out in order to activate Doug Davis for his start this evening, and the unfortunate soul is reliever Justin Berg. Berg had a 4.09[Read More…]