June 2012

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Cuban Outfielder Yasiel Puig Officially a Free Agent, Cubs Still in Pursuit (UPDATE: Dodgers Reportedly Get Him for $40 Million(!))

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.

Dale Sveum is Concerned About Jeff Samardzija and Other Bullets

Dale Sveum is Concerned About Jeff Samardzija and Other Bullets

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, Photo by Mark LoMoglio/MiLB.com

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Super Szczur

Matt Szczur has been dealing with a knee injury, but he had a huge game yesterday.

Enhanced Box Score: Mets 17, Cubs 1 – June 27, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Mets 17, Cubs 1 – June 27, 2012

Ha! But scores throughout a series aren’t cumulative!

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

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

I can’t say I expected the Cubs to be going for a sweep in this one, but, here we are.

Randy Wells Designated for Assignment, Rafael Dolis Recalled from Iowa

Randy Wells Designated for Assignment, Rafael Dolis Recalled from Iowa

Soon, Wells could be gone completely.

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Seriously, the Player Facilities Are Terrible

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Seriously, the Player Facilities Are Terrible

Visiting teams continue to notice just how small, and antiquated the facilities at Wrigley Field are when compared to others around the league.

Darwin Barney Discusses Trade Rumors

Darwin Barney Discusses Trade Rumors

“It’s fun to joke about.”