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Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 8, Braves 4 – August 13, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 8, Braves 4 – August 13, 2011

Carlos Zambrano-less era starts much like the Kosuke Fukudome-less era.

by August 13, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
Draft Update: Reports Say Cubs Have Signed Baez, Vogelbach and Urban

Draft Update: Reports Say Cubs Have Signed Baez, Vogelbach and Urban

Cubs have locked up first, second, and 41st rounders, according to various reports.

Obsessive Zambrano Watch: Cubs Place Carlos on the Disqualified List (UPDATE)

Obsessive Zambrano Watch: Cubs Place Carlos on the Disqualified List (UPDATE)

Effectively suspended for 30 days without pay. The union is expected to file a grievance. UPDATE: Cubs might try to argue that Z in fact retired.

by August 13, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Obsessive Zambrano Watch: He Hasn’t Filed Anything, Hendry and Agent Talking

Obsessive Zambrano Watch: He Hasn’t Filed Anything, Hendry and Agent Talking

As of this afternoon, Zambrano has not officially “retired,” and Cubs’ GM Jim Hendry is in talks with Zambrano’s agent.

by August 13, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
The (Second) Carlos Zambrano Bullets

The (Second) Carlos Zambrano Bullets

Bruce Miles and Phil Rogers believe Zambrano’s days as a Cub are over, Rick Sutcliffe says both sides need to move on, and an anonymous player is calling this a great opportunity.

by August 13, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
The (First) Carlos Zambrano Bullets

The (First) Carlos Zambrano Bullets

A mini-recap of events, Mike Quade is incredibly angry, Aramis Ramirez thinks it was extreme, Marlon Byrd says Zambrano may be gone, Geovany Soto was “shocked,” and Zambrano’s agent is mum.

by August 13, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Holy Crap: Jim Hendry Intends to Accept Carlos Zambrano’s Retirement

Holy Crap: Jim Hendry Intends to Accept Carlos Zambrano’s Retirement

Cubs’ GM said almost immediately after Zambrano’s threat that the Cubs intend to “respect his wishes and honor them and move forward.”

by August 13, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Oh My: Carlos Zambrano Walks Out

Oh My: Carlos Zambrano Walks Out

Cleans out his locker after being ejected, and tells the team trainer he’s retiring.

by August 12, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Braves 10 – August 12, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Braves 10 – August 12, 2011

Oh yeah. Good baseball teams are good at baseball.

by August 12, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
Reed Johnson “Drawing Some Interest” From Other Teams

Reed Johnson “Drawing Some Interest” From Other Teams

Mike Quade says he’s not going to hand the right field job to Tyler Colvin, despite GM Jim Hendry’s wishes. Might Hendry trade Reed Johnson to force Quade’s hand?

by August 12, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Draft Update: Cubs Sign Gretzky (Again), Dunston and Jacquez Continue to Dance

Draft Update: Cubs Sign Gretzky (Again), Dunston and Jacquez Continue to Dance

Gretzky is now officially signed, but uncertainty continues to surround the Cubs’ other overslot picks.

Should the Cubs Trade Darwin Barney in the Offseason and Other Bullets

Should the Cubs Trade Darwin Barney in the Offseason and Other Bullets

The Barney supporters won’t like this one. Andrew Cashner says he’ll be back in September, Mike Quade puzzles over Jeff Samardzija, the Cubs are spending big on the draft, Dave Bush is gone, Abner Abreu is raking, and a Cubs prospect is suspended.

Enhanced Box Score: Nationals 3, Cubs 4 – August 11, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Nationals 3, Cubs 4 – August 11, 2011

The Cubs are now 9-2 since July 31.

by August 11, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
If Japanese Ace Yu Darvish is Available this Winter, Should the Cubs Go After Him?

If Japanese Ace Yu Darvish is Available this Winter, Should the Cubs Go After Him?

Darvish may become available this Winter, but will come with a heavy posting fee a la Daisuke Matsuzaka.

by August 11, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Brett Jackson Not Coming Up This Year?

Brett Jackson Not Coming Up This Year?

It sounds like top prospect Brett Jackson may not be called up in September, but, upon reflection, that’s probably the right decision.

Draft Update: Zych, Scott and Andreoli In, Dunston and Jacquez Out?

Draft Update: Zych, Scott and Andreoli In, Dunston and Jacquez Out?

Tony Zych, Tayler Scott and John Andreoli are on board, but Shawon Dunston, Jr. and Ricky Jacquez may not be. I corresponded a bit with the latter two.

Ron Santo Forever and Other Bullets

Ron Santo Forever and Other Bullets

Ron Santo’s beautiful statue has been unveiled, Jeff Samardzija still wants to start, the Cubs are homer fiends, Aramis Ramirez is coming down to earth, and Chris Rusin is a prospect name to know.

Enhanced Box Score: Nationals 2, Cubs 4 – August 10, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Nationals 2, Cubs 4 – August 10, 2011

The Cubs win one for Ronnie.

by August 10, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores

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