Archive for June, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Astros 2, Cubs 3 – June 30, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Astros 2, Cubs 3 – June 30, 2012

The Astros are no match for the Cubs in Chicago, clearly.

by June 30, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores
Hooray: Cubs Finalizing Deal with Jorge Soler Today (UPDATE: Headed to Arizona)

Hooray: Cubs Finalizing Deal with Jorge Soler Today (UPDATE: Headed to Arizona)

Not that I was nervous or anything…

Pre-Gamin’: Astros v. Cubs (3:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Astros v. Cubs (3:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Matt Garza will try to pull a Paul Maholm.

by June 30, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
Do You Want Chris Volstad or Casey Coleman? And Other Bullets

Do You Want Chris Volstad or Casey Coleman? And Other Bullets

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.

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Solving Brett Jackson

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Solving Brett Jackson

Brett Jackson appears to struggle the most – even more than you’d expect – when behind in the count.

Lukewarm Stove: The Dodgers Want Dempster, the Blue Jays Want Garza

Lukewarm Stove: The Dodgers Want Dempster, the Blue Jays Want Garza

We’ve been hearing of interest by those two teams for quite some time.

by June 29, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Astros 0, Cubs 4 – June 29, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Astros 0, Cubs 4 – June 29, 2012

Paul Maholm plus power plus Astros equals win.

by June 29, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores
Randy Wells Clears Waivers, Sent to Iowa – But the Blue Jays Might Have Interest

Randy Wells Clears Waivers, Sent to Iowa – But the Blue Jays Might Have Interest

Wells will try to figure things out once again in the minors.

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

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

Welcome, Astros. May your visit be crummy.

by June 29, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
Why the Cubs Were Probably Wise to Let Travis Wood Start the Season at AAA

Why the Cubs Were Probably Wise to Let Travis Wood Start the Season at AAA

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?

The Cubs Are Still in First Place and Other Bullets

The Cubs Are Still in First Place and Other Bullets

If the standings were upside down, that is.

by June 29, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Prospect Poll, Early Results

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Prospect Poll, Early Results

Share your thoughts on the Cubs’ top positional prospects, and check out who’s already making the list.

Lukewarm Stove: LaHair, Headley, Garza, Dempster, Greinke, Soriano, Hamels

Lukewarm Stove: LaHair, Headley, Garza, Dempster, Greinke, Soriano, Hamels

The latest from around the rumor mill…

by June 28, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors