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Archive for May, 2011

Alfonso Soriano’s Been a Bad Boy and Other Bullets – May 5, 2011

This is the kind of off day I can get into. The Cubs are coming off two wins and a winning road trip, the rest of the Central has had[Read More...]

by May 5, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

God’s Wrath Watch: Randy Wells and Andrew Cashner Throw Well Again

It’s a slow process, but so far so good in the rehabilitations of pitchers Randy Wells and Andrew Cashner. The duo threw again of the mound yesterday, and neither experienced[Read More...]

by May 5, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

My Team for the Free $150 Fantasy Baseball Tourney

This is today’s reminder to sign up for the free $150 Fantasy Baseball Tourney, which runs tomorrow. Details here. Sign up here. I put my team together yesterday, and I’ll[Read More...]

by May 5, 2011 Chicago Cubs News, Fantasy Baseball
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Dodgers 1 – May 4, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Dodgers 1 – May 4, 2011

I can, and will, overstate the importance of today’s win. In two of the three games, the Cubs started guys with ERAs north of 9.00. On the other side of[Read More...]

by May 4, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
Free Fantasy Baseball Tournament – $150 Up for Grabs

Free Fantasy Baseball Tournament – $150 Up for Grabs

Something to do while you wait on today’s rubber game in Los Angeles… It’s the best free fantasy baseball cash giveaway on the ‘net. I’m asking all my loyal readers[Read More...]

by May 4, 2011 Chicago Cubs News, Fantasy Baseball

Carlos Pena is Relieved and Other Bullets – May 4, 2011

Today’s game against Ted Lilly is a pretty big one, giving the Chicago Cubs a chance to win a series that they probably had no business winning. Here’s hoping the[Read More...]

by May 4, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
We’re All Screwed: Starlin Castro on SI’s Cover

We’re All Screwed: Starlin Castro on SI’s Cover

Coincidence that Starlin Castro’s current cool streak started about the same time this cover went into production? Castro is telling folks that, not only is he unaware of the SI[Read More...]

by May 4, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Dodgers 1 – May 3, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Dodgers 1 – May 3, 2011

Taking the lead with two outs in the 9th inning is almost as exciting as it gets. Thank you, Geovany Soto, for your two-run double. But two other performances deserve[Read More...]

by May 4, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores

Our Nightmare is Over (For Now): James Russell Back to the Bullpen

Though it’s based largely on the upcoming off-day, Paul Sullivan says James Russell is officially out of the rotation, and back in the bullpen. The Cubs will go with a[Read More...]

by May 3, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

Darwin Barney is the NL Rookie of the Month

A young man who entered Spring Training in a battle just to make the roster is now the National League’s Rookie of the Month for the first month of the[Read More...]

by May 3, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Announcing the Free $150 Fantasy Baseball Contest

Announcing the Free $150 Fantasy Baseball Contest

I told you that you’d want to come back today. Bleacher Nation has been given the opportunity to host an exclusive, one-day, FREE fantasy baseball contest through DraftStreet.com, this Friday,[Read More...]

by May 3, 2011 Chicago Cubs News, Fantasy Baseball

Jim Hendry Sounds Familiar and Other Bullets – May 3, 2011

The Chicago Cubs are now 1-7 in the games that would have been started by Randy Wells and Andrew Cashner. If they split those games instead, they’re 15-13, in a[Read More...]

by May 3, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Dodgers 5 – May 2, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Dodgers 5 – May 2, 2011

The Cubs were almost certainly not going to beat Clayton Kershaw no matter who was pitching for them. I get that. But that doesn’t stop me from being pissed off[Read More...]

by May 3, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
God’s Wrath Watch: Randy Wells and Andrew Cashner Finally Throw Off Mound

God’s Wrath Watch: Randy Wells and Andrew Cashner Finally Throw Off Mound

Although the pair were re-evaluated last Wednesday, we haven’t yet heard what the rehab plan is for long-lost pitchers Randy Wells and Andrew Cashner. Given that their absences have introduced[Read More...]

by May 2, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

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