Archive for June, 2011

Blackout Cubbetry: What Cubs Fans Wish Tom Ricketts Had Said

Blackout Cubbetry: What Cubs Fans Wish Tom Ricketts Had Said

Last week, Chicago Cubs’ owner Tom Ricketts took to the media to defend his team’s manager, general manager, and finances. But many Cubs fans wish he’d said something else.

by June 21, 2011 Cubs Humor
Chicago Cubs Positional Player Trade Targets

Chicago Cubs Positional Player Trade Targets

Carlos Pena and Kosuke Fukudome, among others, figure to be the subject of trade rumors.

by June 21, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Albert Pujols’ Injury Makes Leaving St. Louis Even Less Likely

Albert Pujols’ Injury Makes Leaving St. Louis Even Less Likely

Ten years and $300 million for a 31-year-old was already risky enough. But a 31-year-old with a bum wing?

Ozzie Guillen is the Unstable Chicagoan of the Day and Other Bullets

Ozzie Guillen is the Unstable Chicagoan of the Day and Other Bullets

Ozzie’s kick, Greg Maddux’s future with the Cubs, Carlos Zambrano’s love, and the Cubs’ community service feature today.

by June 21, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 6, White Sox 3 – June 20, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 6, White Sox 3 – June 20, 2011

The Cubs don’t have much to play for, but BAM!

by June 20, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
(Not) Laughing Because It Isn’t the Cubs: Albert Pujols Has a Broken Wrist

(Not) Laughing Because It Isn’t the Cubs: Albert Pujols Has a Broken Wrist

The comparison to Derrek Lee is inevitable, and the wisdom of Pujols’ next contract is called into question.

Would the Chicago Cubs Trade Ryan Dempster?

Would the Chicago Cubs Trade Ryan Dempster?

Chicago Cubs starter Ryan Dempster figures to be the subject of many trade rumors in the next month or so. But the question remains: would the Cubs even consider dealing him?

Carlos Zambrano is Chill and Other Bullets

Carlos Zambrano is Chill and Other Bullets

Randy Wells is feeling good, Mike Quade doesn’t seem to know how bad the Cubs are, Chris Carpenter is a future closer, and Carlos Zambrano probably won’t blow up again at the Cell this year.

by June 20, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
God’s Wrath Watch: Marlon Byrd Could Be Back in Two Weeks

God’s Wrath Watch: Marlon Byrd Could Be Back in Two Weeks

Byrd’s recovery is going well, and he could be rehabbing in Iowa in as little as a week.

by June 20, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Yankees 10, Cubs 4 – June 19, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Yankees 10, Cubs 4 – June 19, 2011

This just in: the Cubs are not better than the Yankees.

by June 19, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
Obsessive Zambrano Trade Watch: Yankees Have No Interest? Not So Fast

Obsessive Zambrano Trade Watch: Yankees Have No Interest? Not So Fast

One source says the Yankees are heavily scouting Zambrano for a trade. Another says “it’s all b.s.” The truth usually lies somewhere in the middle.

Happy Father’s Day and Other Bullets

Happy Father’s Day and Other Bullets

Ken Rosenthal gets quotes from Carlos Zambrano during yesterday’s game, Mike Quade doesn’t like ties, and Carlos Pena is a freight train.

by June 19, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Yankees 4, Cubs 3 – June 18, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Yankees 4, Cubs 3 – June 18, 2011

The Cubs will never win three in a row again for the rest of time.

by June 18, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores