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.
Archive for June, 2012
Baez made a barehanded play yesterday, and was promptly removed from his game.
The utility player will return to AAA where he’ll probably draw quite a few more starts.
The Mets kicked the ball around enough for the Cubs to win even if Travis Wood hadn’t been great. But he was.
The Cubs face yet another lefty tonight, Johan Santana.
Byrd was recently released by the Red Sox.
By all accounts, he’s on his way to Chicago.
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
The list is probably considerably longer than that, in overall interest. Garza’s actually been pretty darn good this year.
After a couple revenue-generating concerts destroyed the grass at Wrigley, some wonder if the Cubs have their priorities straight. Also, more smoke on a Tuesday debut for Anthony Rizzo.
If you ignore Brett Jackson’s frightening strikeout pace, he’s absolutely on fire.
That’s a sweep, folks. The wrong kind.
The Cubs will try to avoid the sweep.
Rizzo could be called up halfway through the Met series to avoid Johan Santana. Dale Sveum he’s never been around a player receiving as much hype as Rizzo. Great.
Pitcher Rafael Diplan is starting inch closer to our prospect radar.