Archive for June, 2012


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

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

Absolutely nothing of interest is happening in this game tonight.

by June 26, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
Anthony Rizzo Cannot Fly, Does Not Shoot Lasers Out of His Eyes, Will Not Retroactively Save the Titanic

Anthony Rizzo Cannot Fly, Does Not Shoot Lasers Out of His Eyes, Will Not Retroactively Save the Titanic

It’s OK to be excited about finally getting to see the Cubs’ top prospect, but for his good – and your own – keep those expectations in check.


Is Dale Sveum Rubbing the Media the Wrong Way?

Is Dale Sveum Rubbing the Media the Wrong Way?

Paul Sullivan says Sveum “needs to be a little more forthcoming with the media when it comes to dispensing information.”

by June 26, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Chicago Cubs Sign 2012 Third Rounder Ryan McNeil (And 18th Rounder David Bote)

Chicago Cubs Sign 2012 Third Rounder Ryan McNeil (And 18th Rounder David Bote)

McNeil’s bonus is expected to be right around slot.

Sometimes You’re the Villain and Other Bullets

Sometimes You’re the Villain and Other Bullets

Anthony Rizzo offers his first awesome quote. Alfonso Soriano talks batting order, Ryan Dempster will miss another start, and Dale Sveum has noticed Brett Jackson’s strikeouts.

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Javier Baez Injured

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Javier Baez Injured

Baez made a barehanded play yesterday, and was promptly removed from his game.

Adrian Cardenas Gets the Boot in Favor of Anthony Rizzo

Adrian Cardenas Gets the Boot in Favor of Anthony Rizzo

The utility player will return to AAA where he’ll probably draw quite a few more starts.


Enhanced Box Score: Mets 1, Cubs 6 – June 25, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Mets 1, Cubs 6 – June 25, 2012

The Mets kicked the ball around enough for the Cubs to win even if Travis Wood hadn’t been great. But he was.

by June 25, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Mets v. Cubs (7:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

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

The Cubs face yet another lefty tonight, Johan Santana.

by June 25, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
Marlon Byrd Suspended 50 Games After Testing Positive for Performance-Enhancing Drug

Marlon Byrd Suspended 50 Games After Testing Positive for Performance-Enhancing Drug

Byrd was recently released by the Red Sox.

RizzOMG: Anthony Rizzo Just Pulled from Today’s Iowa Cubs Game (UPDATE: Debut Tomorrow)

RizzOMG: Anthony Rizzo Just Pulled from Today’s Iowa Cubs Game (UPDATE: Debut Tomorrow)

By all accounts, he’s on his way to Chicago.


God’s Wrath Watch(?): Ryan Dempster Discusses His Injury and Ongoing Trade Rumors

God’s Wrath Watch(?): Ryan Dempster Discusses His Injury and Ongoing Trade Rumors

Dempster is recovering well, and could be ready to go when his DL stint is up this weekend.

Lukewarm Stove: At Least Six Teams Hot for Matt Garza, Including the Braves, Tigers, Cardinals, Red Sox, Blue Jays, and Royals

Lukewarm Stove: At Least Six Teams Hot for Matt Garza, Including the Braves, Tigers, Cardinals, Red Sox, Blue Jays, and Royals

The list is probably considerably longer than that, in overall interest. Garza’s actually been pretty darn good this year.

by June 25, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors