Archive for April, 2012


Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Daytona Wins!

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Daytona Wins!

The tough luck Daytona Cubs finally get a win. Brett Jackson is on a strikeout-less streak. And don’t forget: Peoria’s insane(ly awesome) helicopter candy drop promotion is today.

State’s Attorney: Starlin Castro Will Not Be Charged in Relation to Sexual Assault Allegations

State’s Attorney: Starlin Castro Will Not Be Charged in Relation to Sexual Assault Allegations

This is undoubtedly a relief both for Castro and for the Chicago Cubs.

by April 20, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

Enhanced Box Score: Reds 9, Cubs 4 – April 20, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Reds 9, Cubs 4 – April 20, 2012

It’s Friday! Go party!

by April 20, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores
God’s Wrath Watch: Kerry Wood to the DL, Ryan Dempster Ailing, Scott Maine Called Up, Randy Wells Next

God’s Wrath Watch: Kerry Wood to the DL, Ryan Dempster Ailing, Scott Maine Called Up, Randy Wells Next

The pitching staff is suddenly in flux.

by April 20, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Pre-Gamin’: Reds v. Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Reds v. Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

It’s Friday afternoon baseball at Wrigley Field. There’s a lot of good there, even if the Cubs are playing badly.

by April 20, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Theo Epstein Voices Support, and Money Talks

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Theo Epstein Voices Support, and Money Talks

Theo Epstein once again suggests that a renovation at Wrigley Field is both necessary and advantageous for the Cubs.

by April 20, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Bryan LaHair Owns the Bullets and Other Bullets

Bryan LaHair Owns the Bullets and Other Bullets

Where he bats, how his back is, what he’s doing for charity. Jeff Samardzija and Dale Sveum discuss Shark’s poor outing, and Theo Epstein is scouting.


Cubs’ Minor League Daily: The Anthony Rizzo Show

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: The Anthony Rizzo Show

Anthony Rizzo continues to dominate, adding another two-homer game. On the whole, though, it was a rough night for Cubs’ Minor Leaguers.

Theo Epstein: Advice Giver, Non-Fenway Park Goer

Theo Epstein: Advice Giver, Non-Fenway Park Goer

Epstein reminds us all that the Cubs, and Cubs fans, are in the middle (well, the beginning, actually) of a very long process. So, we should try to relax.

by April 19, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Marlins 5 – April 19, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Marlins 5 – April 19, 2012

And it’s a sweep for the bad guys. Bummer.

by April 19, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Marlins (11:40(am) CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Marlins (11:40(am) CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Surprise: the Cubs game is very early today, kicking off at 11:40am CT. Put those brooms away, Fish.

by April 19, 2012 Pre-Gamin'

God’s Wrath Watch: Kerry Wood Recovering After Cortisone Injection

God’s Wrath Watch: Kerry Wood Recovering After Cortisone Injection

Dale Sveum is hopeful that he’ll have his 8th inning guy back tomorrow.

by April 19, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Matt Garza Knows How Terrible He is at the Plate and Other Bullets

Matt Garza Knows How Terrible He is at the Plate and Other Bullets

It’s no secret. Dale Sveum says where a guy hits doesn’t matter, we’re still waiting on compensation to the Padres, and someone says Jim Hendry stole his great ideas.