Archive for May, 2012


Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Iowa’s Awesome Day

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Iowa’s Awesome Day

The Iowa Cubs blew the doors off the place yesterday, and Anthony Rizzo once again stole the show.

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Astros 2 – May 22, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Astros 2 – May 22, 2012

That’s eight losses in a row, folks.

by May 22, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Astros (7:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Astros (7:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Another day, another chance to put a stop to this skid.

by May 22, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
God’s Wrath Watch: Welington Castillo to the Disabled List

God’s Wrath Watch: Welington Castillo to the Disabled List

The Cubs had to make a move to open up a spot for Travis Wood, and Castillo wasn’t going to be back any time soon.

by May 22, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
The Upside of Awful: A Review of the Benefits to the Cubs of Sucking in 2012

The Upside of Awful: A Review of the Benefits to the Cubs of Sucking in 2012

Even if the 2012 Chicago Cubs continue to struggle, at least there are some benefits to the awfulness.

by May 22, 2012 Analysis and Commentary
SchadenfReds: Aroldis Chapman Arrested for Crazy Speeding on a Suspended License

SchadenfReds: Aroldis Chapman Arrested for Crazy Speeding on a Suspended License

The newly-appointed Reds closer was caught driving the speed of one of his changeups, which is still too fast.

by May 22, 2012 MLB News and Rumors
Matt Garza is Pissed Off with a Vengeance and Other Bullets

Matt Garza is Pissed Off with a Vengeance and Other Bullets

Garza vows to have a better outing next time. Travis Wood comes back up today, Bryan LaHair has to adjust, and Randy Wells is excited.

by May 22, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Thoughts Of Food

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Thoughts Of Food

Minor league parks aren’t just home to great baseball.

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Astros 8 – May 21, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Astros 8 – May 21, 2012

Et tu, Astros?

by May 21, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Astros (7:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Astros (7:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Be runnin’ up Tal’s hill, runnin’ up Tal’s hill…

by May 21, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: The Mayor’s Office Grabs Some Leverage, But a Deal Will Likely Still Get Done

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: The Mayor’s Office Grabs Some Leverage, But a Deal Will Likely Still Get Done

The latest in the Wrigley Field renovation discussions, and how the Joe Ricketts flap has impacted things.

by May 21, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

Dave Kaplan is “100 Percent Confident” That Ryan Dempster Will Be Traded

Dave Kaplan is “100 Percent Confident” That Ryan Dempster Will Be Traded

The righty is pitching so well, and is a free agent after this season. For Kaplan, that equals an obvious trade.

by May 21, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Dale Sveum Says He May Shake Up the Lineup

Dale Sveum Says He May Shake Up the Lineup

The Cubs aren’t getting much production at the top, and Sveum is going to make changes.

by May 21, 2012 Chicago Cubs News