Ties are one of those things that makes Spring Training (and 2002 All-Star Games) so special.
Month: March 2012
It’s Spring game 32 for the Cubs, who host the Los Angeles Pujolses.
That’s the day before Opening Day. Dale Sveum loves his rotation, Tony Campana is bummed, Joe Mather is stoked, and Larry Lucchino loves stirring the pot.
The Cubs, armed with their best lineup, lost to a split Dodgers squad today. It’s just Spring Training, right?
It’s Spring game 31 for the Chicago Cubs, and Dale Sveum shows off the probable Opening Day lineup.
Jed Hoyer and Jeff Samardzija are certain we’ll see plenty of Randy Wells in Chicago this year. But that doesn’t mean Randy isn’t bummed.
The last group of Chicago Cubs prospects gets a preview, and the group is so deep, they can’t even all be mentioned.
Coming up with 9 starters is pretty easy right now. Jeff Samardzija is thrilled, the Braves are interested in “lesser available Cubs,” and the Theo comp stuff just won’t go away.
It was a bat-heavy day for the Cubs and Padres, but the Padres came out on top.
It’s Spring game 30 for the Chicago Cubs, who head to Peoria to take on the Padres.
A number of players were sent out today, including a couple surprises. The bullpen remains the biggest unresolved piece of the puzzle.
19-year-old first baseman, Jair Bogaerts.
That was pretty unexpected. The first part, I mean. (Updated to reference a few other moves.)
The primary piece of Theo compensation has to have bone spurs removed from his elbow.
But does it mean anything? Darwin Barney has the front office’s support, David DeJesus is working hard, and Jeff Samardzija stopped cruising.
Jeff Samardzija hooked the Cubs up today, as they took down the Indians.
It’s Spring game 29 for the Chicago Cubs, who welcome the Cleveland Indians.
It’s a Cubs rumor bonanza, courtesy of Bruce Levine.
As exciting and deep as the recent positions have been, the Cubs’ left-handed pitching prospect situation is … less than thrilling.
The Dodgers sale is proceeding for a huge dollar amount. The Cubs will make roster decisions today, James Russell is ready to relieve, and thoughts about a change at the top of the Padres.
Milwaukee Brewers center fielder/blight Nyjer Morgan does a video for PETA in which he professes his love for his cat. Yes, I’m conflicted.
Take that, Dusty! It’s a meaningless Spring game, and Dusty’s tenure was six years and three managers ago? Bah.
It’s Spring game 28 for the Chicago Cubs, who head back to Goodyear Park to take on the Reds.
Byrd’s name comes up the most solidly, but the Cubs are fielding calls on a number of players right now.
Want to hear about the Cubs’ top shortstop prospects? How about third base? How about all together in one gigantic list?
I did a podcast about the Cubs’ offseason and upcoming season. The Cubs pick up one reliever and dump another, the defense is improved, and Kerry Wood isn’t going to pitch for a while.