The Cubs have been successfully trolled. Dale Sveum defends his use of Rafael Dolis last night, the defense makes no excuses, and Alfonso Soriano’s number drop further.
Archive for April, 2012
Oliver Zapata was brought up to Peoria as a fill-in for Reggie Golden. All he’s done since then is destroy all comers.
Ryan Dempster pitched well again. But, so far in 2012, that doesn’t really matter.
Kerry Wood has headed back to Chicago to get treatment for a shoulder issue that, it turns out, was bothering him in Spring Training.
The Cubs are an afterthought for tonight’s game in Miami, what with Ozzie Guillen returning. Steve Clevenger draws a start, but Dale Sveum’s batting order continues to perplex.
BN’er TWC hooks us up with a variety of ways to follow the Cubs’ Minor League teams this year on the web and iPhone.
Are we looking at an early-season statistical fluke, or the beginning of a marked change in Byrd’s ability?
Even though the Cubs won’t face him this week. Ozzie Guillen returns from suspension to face the Cubs, a Jorge Soler (non)update, and some Cubs/Cards tickets.
Ryan Cuneo had a huge night for Peoria, Matt Szczur had a huge night for Daytona, and Javier Baez went cycling.
I took in two Cubs games last week, one as friend, one as foe. Both games were a blast, and not just because the Cubs won them both.
The Mayor may be pushing for limitations imposed by Wrigley’s landmark status to be relaxed, paving the way for the Cubs to generate more dollars.
With Jacoby Ellsbury out for an undetermined amount of time, the Red Sox could be looking for an outfielder. But would Marlon Byrd even make sense?
Yesterday’s starter is as upset about his rough start to the year as we are. Marlon Byrd is a “black hole,” Rich Thompson could be available, and Burt Hooten was going to be awesome.
The Cubs’ minor league teams played a bevy of extra innings yesterday, and Tony Campana went deep. Like, for realsies.
The Cubs drop their third straight series, and never really had a chance today.
The Cubs go for their first series win of the year today, and man, what a sweet series win it would be. Dale Sveum busts out the zany lineup today.
Castro worked so hard on his defense this offseason that the errors really hurt. Chris Volstad explains his rough inning, Dale Sveum defends his relievers, and I sub in for Luke.
Starlin Castro’s good and bad sides were on display today, and the Cardinals did what they do.