Archive for June, 2012


Dale Sveum Means Golly and Other Bullets

Dale Sveum Means Golly and Other Bullets

The Cubs’ manager is running out of ways to describe crappy Cubs performances. Bryan LaHair isn’t very productive, and Marco Mateo’s season is over.

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Draft Day!

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Draft Day!

That hat has nothing to do with the Draft, but you should see it nevertheless. Also: even when you bench Javier Baez, he still dominates.


Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Giants 2 – June 3, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Giants 2 – June 3, 2012

Barry Zito for Cy Young.

by June 3, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Giants (3:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

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

The Cubs try, try again in San Francisco.

by June 3, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
Matt Garza is Trying to Ignore Trade Rumors and Other Bullets

Matt Garza is Trying to Ignore Trade Rumors and Other Bullets

The Cubs’ ace is going to have to work hard to ignore them over the next two months. Jorge Soler offers will be flying in, and Dale Sveum isn’t happy with Starlin Castro.

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Baseball In The Caribbean

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Baseball In The Caribbean

The Cubs’ Dominican Summer League teams are getting underway. Also, Javier Baez took a purpose pitch to the ribs.

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Giants 2 – June 2, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Giants 2 – June 2, 2012

Another low-scoring, one-run loss to the Giants. It’s what they do.

by June 3, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores

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

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

It’s a throwback night against the New York Giants.

by June 2, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
Get Ready to Obsess Again: Jorge Soler is Officially a Free Agent

Get Ready to Obsess Again: Jorge Soler is Officially a Free Agent

This could be fun. Or disappointing.

by June 2, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Three New Mock Drafts Have Cubs Taking Albert Almora and Other Bullets

Three New Mock Drafts Have Cubs Taking Albert Almora and Other Bullets

The experts agree for now that it’s the high school outfielder for the Cubs. Dale Sveum talks about his new reliever, and Starlin Castro rumors.

Matt Szczur, Photo by Mark LoMoglio/MiLB.com

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Florida State League All-Stars

The Daytona Cubs might not have a great record, but they’ve got a lot of All-Stars.


Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Giants 4 – June 1, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Giants 4 – June 1, 2012

So much for that winning streak.

by June 2, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Giants (9:15 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Giants (9:15 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Can the Cubs keep the winning streak alive against a team not named the Padres?

by June 1, 2012 Pre-Gamin'