The Cubs opened up Cactus League play with a blown lead, a comeback, and a late loss.
Archive for March, 2012
Today the Cubs open up their Cactus League schedule with the Oakland Athletics.
Jokes are funny. The Spring schedule kicks off today against the A’s, the Cubs like the playoff change, and Bryan LaHair and Tony Campana are getting love.
Theo Epstein Speaks: Spring Training, Bunt Tournament, Lineup Construction, Pitching Depth, Dominican Facility
The Cubs’ President of Baseball Operations spoke today on a range of topics.
The two have, like, talked about it with each other. This must be a trap.
The Cubs played badly yesterday, but the Cubs played well. Geovany Soto’s tradability may have gone up, the Sweet Sixteen is set, and Cubs players needle Ryan Braun.
Who you got taking the final two spots in the Cubs’ rotation as of today, and what happens to the others in the competition?
Alfonso Soriano slides back into the leadoff spot. For realsies.
Statistically-speaking, the Chicago Cubs are slightly more likely to have a “healthy” year than most other teams.
Starter or reliever? Dale Sveum calls it “the million dollar question.” Actually, it’s probably worth quite a bit more than that.
Barney is bigger and stronger, and getting better. The Cubs will have many Spring lineups, Brett Jackson has a good attitude, and cheers to Harry Caray.
The Cubs’ GM warns about the Theo compensation issue, talks up Bryan LaHair, and lays out the plans for the starting pitchers, among many other things.
The change was on the way in 2013 at the latest, but it’s coming this season. Should we be happy about it?