The Astros are no match for the Cubs in Chicago, clearly.
Archive for June, 2012
Not that I was nervous or anything…
Matt Garza will try to pull a Paul Maholm.
Someone has to fill in for Ryan Dempster, who’s out until after the All-Star break. Anthony Rizzo is the three-hole hitter even against lefties, and someone will be the Cubs’ All-Star.
Brett Jackson appears to struggle the most – even more than you’d expect – when behind in the count.
We’ve been hearing of interest by those two teams for quite some time.
Paul Maholm plus power plus Astros equals win.
Wells will try to figure things out once again in the minors.
Welcome, Astros. May your visit be crummy.
It’s easy to wish the Cubs had this performance back in April, but how do we know Wood would have pitched like this back then?
If the standings were upside down, that is.
Share your thoughts on the Cubs’ top positional prospects, and check out who’s already making the list.
The latest from around the rumor mill…
God’s Wrath Watch: Ryan Dempster May Not Return Until After All-Star Break, Source Says Still Shouldn’t Worry
That’s a heck of a long absence for an injury that didn’t even knock Dempster out until two weeks after suffering it.
Randy Wells’ DFA means there’s an open 40-man spot just waiting to be filled.
Cuban Outfielder Yasiel Puig Officially a Free Agent, Cubs Still in Pursuit (UPDATE: Dodgers Reportedly Get Him for $40 Million(!))
The 20-year-old outfielder still needs to be unblocked by the OFAC, but he can start negotiating with teams.
How could you not be at this point? You can expect to see Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo batting 2-3 for the foreseeable future.
Matt Szczur has been dealing with a knee injury, but he had a huge game yesterday.
Ha! But scores throughout a series aren’t cumulative!
I can’t say I expected the Cubs to be going for a sweep in this one, but, here we are.