Archive for May, 2012

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: “This field, this game…”

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: “This field, this game…”

Memorial Day and baseball.

Everybody’s Flipping Their Biscuit About Anthony Rizzo Leaving Tonight’s Iowa Cubs Game (UPDATE: Sore Wrist)

Everybody’s Flipping Their Biscuit About Anthony Rizzo Leaving Tonight’s Iowa Cubs Game (UPDATE: Sore Wrist)

We don’t know what’s happening yet, but it’s possible Rizzo is on his way to Chicago.

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Pirates 10 – May 27, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Pirates 10 – May 27, 2012

That’s a dirty dozen, folks.

by May 27, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Pirates (12:35 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Pirates (12:35 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Which would sound worse: twelve straight losses, or four straight series sweeps?

by May 27, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
Everyone’s Mad at Dale Sveum and Other Bullets

Everyone’s Mad at Dale Sveum and Other Bullets

And I’m not sure why. Rafael Dolis needs to stop giving up walks, Bryan LaHair and Starlin Castro need to start taking them, and the Cubs’ streak gets historical perspective.

by May 27, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Minor Leagues Are Shuffling

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Minor Leagues Are Shuffling

What will Javier Baez’s arrival in Peoria mean for Marco Hernandez?

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Pirates 3 – May 26, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Pirates 3 – May 26, 2012

Losing in undramatic fashion is for losers. Losing in crazy style is for winners! Er, wait…

by May 26, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores
Report: Javier Baez Assigned to A-Ball Peoria, Will Debut This Weekend

Report: Javier Baez Assigned to A-Ball Peoria, Will Debut This Weekend

It will be exciting to see the kid in action. Well, the box score at least, if you can’t catch the games.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Pirates (6:15 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Pirates (6:15 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

I got 10, do I hear 11?

by May 26, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
Put On Your Cape, Super Joe and Other Bullets

Put On Your Cape, Super Joe and Other Bullets

Dale Sveum wants to commit to Joe Mather for a little while. Ryan Dempster knows which way the trade winds blow, and Carlos Marmol is rehabbing.

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: More Draft Talk

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: More Draft Talk

A new mock draft changes things up for the Cubs, who had some nice starting pitching in the minors yesterday.

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Pirates 1 – May 25, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Pirates 1 – May 25, 2012

When two awful offenses square off, you get a pitchers’ duel by default.

by May 25, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Pirates (6:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

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

Ryan Dempster can break two losing streaks tonight – the Cubs’, and his own.

by May 25, 2012 Pre-Gamin'