Archive for September, 2011


Enhanced Box Score: Astros 1, Cubs 2 – September 17, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Astros 1, Cubs 2 – September 17, 2011

To be the worst, you have to lose to the worst. So, I guess the Cubs aren’t the worst.

by September 17, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
Darwin Barney Playing “Real Well” of Late and Other Inaccurate Bullets

Darwin Barney Playing “Real Well” of Late and Other Inaccurate Bullets

If “real well” means a .600 OPS, then I agree. Matt Garza is having a good year, the Cubs’ bullpen is getting taxed, and DJ LeMahieu hearts the bench.

by September 17, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

Enhanced Box Score: Astros 3, Cubs 4 – September 16, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Astros 3, Cubs 4 – September 16, 2011

The Astros ain’t the worst team in baseball for nothing.

by September 16, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
Obsessive Cubs GM Watch: Epstein, Friedman, Beane, Hahn, Coppolella, Shapiro, Sandberg, Kenney

Obsessive Cubs GM Watch: Epstein, Friedman, Beane, Hahn, Coppolella, Shapiro, Sandberg, Kenney

More news and rumors than you can shake a stick at. I don’t actually know what that expression means. Point is: there’s a ton of info to pass along.

by September 16, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Hoping the Cubs Can Grab Logan Morrison in the Offseason and Other Bullets

Hoping the Cubs Can Grab Logan Morrison in the Offseason and Other Bullets

The Marlins’ outfielder is likely to be dealt, and the Cubs should sprint to the Fish. Kerry Wood will probably play next year, but he wants folks to ease up on Andrew Cashner. Bryan LaHair’s versatility will help his case for a 2012 roster spot.

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 6, Reds 8 – September 15, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 6, Reds 8 – September 15, 2011

That’s a healthy series loss for the Cubs.

by September 16, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
Last Chance to Help Bleacher Nation Win a Big-Time Award

Last Chance to Help Bleacher Nation Win a Big-Time Award

Your help would be greatly appreciated. And it’s incredibly easy.

by September 15, 2011 Meta

Meet the Cubs’ GM Candidates Cheat Sheet: Brian Cashman

Meet the Cubs’ GM Candidates Cheat Sheet: Brian Cashman

The New York Yankees’ GM is the first up in a series of posts running down the high points of the various Chicago Cubs’ GM candidates.

by September 15, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Mesa Releases Initial Plans for Wrigleyville West

Mesa Releases Initial Plans for Wrigleyville West

The new Chicago Cubs’ Spring Training facilities and surrounding area will look to bring Cubs fans to Arizona to take in some Spring ball.

by September 15, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Mike Quade is Not Going Through to Hollywood and Other Bullets

Mike Quade is Not Going Through to Hollywood and Other Bullets

Aramis Ramirez will have plenty of suitors, Prince Fielder says he’s not returning, Tom Ricketts will meet with Tim Wilken, and the top young prospects in the Cubs’ system are about to go to work.

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Reds 7 – September 14, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Reds 7 – September 14, 2011

Dusty Baker removed another young pitcher early? What is going on?

by September 14, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores

Obsessive Cubs GM Watch: Indians’ President Mark Shapiro “Intrigued” By Cubs Job

Obsessive Cubs GM Watch: Indians’ President Mark Shapiro “Intrigued” By Cubs Job

After 10 successful years as Indians’ GM, Shapiro was promoted to team President. Next stop, Chicago?

by September 14, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Japanese Teams Starting to Sniff Around Bryan LaHair

Japanese Teams Starting to Sniff Around Bryan LaHair

Do the Cubs hold onto LaHair throughout the Winter, or do they let him make some money overseas?

by September 14, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors