Archive for May, 2012

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'
Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Tom Ricketts and Rahm Emanuel Seem to Believe a Deal Will Still Get Done

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Tom Ricketts and Rahm Emanuel Seem to Believe a Deal Will Still Get Done

Emanuel finally said something positive, and Ricketts just gave a long interview.

by May 25, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

More Ryan Dempster Trade Speculation and Other Bullets

More Ryan Dempster Trade Speculation and Other Bullets

Another pundit thinks Dempster is likely to be traded. There’s a lot going on in Cubs Hell, Anthony Rizzo’s ranking is rising, and a step back in the time machine.

Photo By Scott Jontes

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Rizzo’s Potential Lake Effect

What might an Anthony Rizzo promotion mean for Junior Lake and Josh Vitters?

Lukewarm Stove: Garza, Dempster, LaHair, Castro, Oswalt, Soler

Lukewarm Stove: Garza, Dempster, LaHair, Castro, Oswalt, Soler

The latest rumors touching on the Chicago Cubs, including bits on trade pieces and an unconfirmed nugget on Jorge Soler.

2012 MLB Draft Primer: Getting to Know the First Round Candidates

2012 MLB Draft Primer: Getting to Know the First Round Candidates

A look at 10 kids whom the Cubs could take with their first round pick next month.

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Tom Ricketts is “Cool With Whatever Timing” for Conversation with Rahm Emanuel

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Tom Ricketts is “Cool With Whatever Timing” for Conversation with Rahm Emanuel

Ricketts is playing it cool, but sources say he still hasn’t had a chance to speak with Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

by May 24, 2012 Chicago Cubs News