April 2012

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Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Phillies 1 – April 27, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Phillies 1 – April 27, 2012

The Cubs and Paul Maholm just beat the Phillies and Roy Halladay.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Phillies (6:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Phillies (6:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

The Cubs get the one and only Roy Halladay tonight. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a guy like that on the Cubs, about whom fans of other teams say, “aw crap, not that guy”?

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: The Triangle Building Project is Probably Part of the Deal

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: The Triangle Building Project is Probably Part of the Deal

At a cost of about $200 million, coming directly from the Ricketts Family.

Even After Being Traded, Marlon Byrd is Still a Dude

Even After Being Traded, Marlon Byrd is Still a Dude

The former Cub has nothing but nice things to say about the men who traded him.

Series Preview: Cubs v. Phillies, April 27 – April 30, 2012

Series Preview: Cubs v. Phillies, April 27 – April 30, 2012

At least the Cubs miss Cliff Lee and Cole Hamels, eh?

LaHair and Rizzo in the Lineup Together? Probably Not and Other Bullets

LaHair and Rizzo in the Lineup Together? Probably Not and Other Bullets

Bryan LaHair isn’t likely to see any outfield time soon. The Cubs are watching Jeff Samardzija’s workload, are talking up Carlos Marmol, and are going to take the best available player in the Draft.

Matt Szczur, Photo by Mark LoMoglio/MiLB.com

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Wild Night

We connected with a number of Cubs’ prospects on Twitter last night, and the ones we didn’t were busy playing some exciting games.

It’s Still Too Soon to Talk Seriously About Moving Starlin Castro from Shortstop

It’s Still Too Soon to Talk Seriously About Moving Starlin Castro from Shortstop

The idea of moving Castro remains unpalatable … but we’re getting there.