September 2011

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There’s Still Time to Win $50 to MLB.com

There’s Still Time to Win $50 to MLB.com

The unseat.me contest runs through the end of the season, so get on it. It’s easy and free.

Meet the Cubs’ GM Candidates Cheat Sheet: Andrew Friedman

Meet the Cubs’ GM Candidates Cheat Sheet: Andrew Friedman

The Tampa Bay Rays’ GM is the favorite candidate of many, and is undoubtedly being targeted by Tom Ricketts.

Chicago Cubs Prospect Notes: Vitters, LeMahieu, Flaherty, McNutt, Lake, Rosario, Hernandez, Amaya

Chicago Cubs Prospect Notes: Vitters, LeMahieu, Flaherty, McNutt, Lake, Rosario, Hernandez, Amaya

High praise for Neftali Rosario, Marco Hernandez, Gioskar Amaya, and Junior Lake. Concerns about Josh Vitters, Trey McNutt, Ryan Flaherty and DJ LeMahieu.

Mike Quade Told Matt Garza to Strike Out on Purpose

Mike Quade Told Matt Garza to Strike Out on Purpose

The hope was that Starlin Castro would get an extra at bat in which to go for 200 hits at home.

Mike Quade to Return in 2012 Says Mike Quade and Other Bullets

Mike Quade to Return in 2012 Says Mike Quade and Other Bullets

What’s he supposed to say? He’s not sure if Carlos Zambrano will be back, though. Instructional ball is about to get underway, Ryan Theriot is defended, and the Cubs won’t land a big free agent.

Enhanced Box Score: Brewers 1, Cubs 7 – September 21, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Brewers 1, Cubs 7 – September 21, 2011

By the transitive property of baseball, the Cubs just won the NL Central!

Aramis Ramirez’s Agent Tells Cubs Ramirez Will Test Free Agency

Aramis Ramirez’s Agent Tells Cubs Ramirez Will Test Free Agency

After meeting with Cubs’ brass, Ramirez’s agent says he’ll try to get his client a three or four-year deal in free agency after the season.

Tired of Blasting Mike Quade and Other Bullets

Tired of Blasting Mike Quade and Other Bullets

You can rip on Quade’s lineup decisions only so many times. Randy Wells is better and worse than he’s shown, Casey Coleman is getting help, and Cubs’ minor leaguers are winning awards.