The Cubs open at home against the Nationals, and close the season in the first week of October against the Astros.
Archive for September, 2011
If the Cubs consider wooing current Cincinnati GM, Jocketty might go back to his St. Louis roots to build a winner, says a Major League source.
Scott Rolen isn’t a lock to return to the Reds, and Ramirez might be their guy. Mike Quade is the new Dusty Baker, the Red Sox are back on the schedule, and Bryan LaHair is killing Tyler Colvin’s dreams.
The Reds win a pitchers’ duel after last night’s homerfest.
The AL East race could prove interesting when it comes to hiring the Cubs’ next GM, but Rays’ GM Andrew Friedman might not be the guy.
The Cubs’ next GM will be faced immediately with a difficult – and potentially telling – decision about the future of the team.
The Cubs’ manager offers a pair of dim quotes, the Cubs bring in a community ringer, the possibility of a rebuild is discussed (and, by BP, demanded), and the AAA pitching staff may offer some signs of hope.
Boom goes the dynamite.
Neither Phil Rogers nor Nick Cafardo is ready to close the book on the Epstein-to-Chicago rumors.
And you know he wants it. Mike Quade and Bobby Valentine hug it out, DJ LeMahieu could be the future at a couple positions, Chris Carpenter is off the market, and the D-Cubs win a championship.
It takes extras, but the Cubs win another series on a special day.
Kyle Novak drops some WAR and UZR knowledge while addressing the future of statistical player evaluation.
It’s a somber day, but also a day to remember how great our bond. Andrew Cashner might not be starting after all, Randy Wells is crushing it, and the Cubs are still terrible with RISP.