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Archive for June, 2012

Dale Sveum Knew What He Was Getting Into and Other Bullets

Dale Sveum Knew What He Was Getting Into and Other Bullets

Sveum had no illusions about the strength of his roster, apparently. Theo Epstein talks about the direction of the organization, and Anthony Rizzo pressure mounts.

by June 22, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs’ Minor League Daily: The Candy ‘Copter Comes Again

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: The Candy ‘Copter Comes Again

Watching Javier Baez AND watching kids catch candy dropped from a helicopter? Win win.

by June 22, 2012 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Cubs Fan Ron Swanson and White Sox Fan Darryl Philbin Go At It For a Third Time

Cubs Fan Ron Swanson and White Sox Fan Darryl Philbin Go At It For a Third Time

How would Ron sound singing the Seventh Inning Stretch? How about Darryl?

by June 21, 2012 Cubs Humor
Lukewarm Stove: Brandon Beachy Having Tommy John Surgery, Braves Seeking a Starter

Lukewarm Stove: Brandon Beachy Having Tommy John Surgery, Braves Seeking a Starter

Unsurprisingly, they’re being attached to Matt Garza and Ryan Dempster.

by June 21, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Ian Stewart Sounds Glum About His Wrist; And Why Isn’t Josh Vitters Getting a Look?

Ian Stewart Sounds Glum About His Wrist; And Why Isn’t Josh Vitters Getting a Look?

If Ian Stewart continues to miss time, shouldn’t the Cubs give Josh Vitters a look? In short: not yet.

Chicago Cubs Announce Several More Draft Pick Signings – Where Do They Stand on Their Bonus Pool?

Chicago Cubs Announce Several More Draft Pick Signings – Where Do They Stand on Their Bonus Pool?

The Cubs have saved a fair bit of money so far, which money could be used to entice later round picks or to lock down Albert Almora.

Randy Wells Might Already Be Out of a Job and Other Bullets

Randy Wells Might Already Be Out of a Job and Other Bullets

Dale Sveum won’t yet commit to getting Wells another start. Cubs/Sox didn’t have much attendance, Casey Coleman is OK, and Darwin Barney is loved.

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Minor League Dating

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Minor League Dating

Go to a Boise Hawks game, find a date.

by June 21, 2012 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, White Sox 7 – June 20, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, White Sox 7 – June 20, 2012

Yeah, well, the Cubs won the first two games of the series. Oh, there was a series before that one?

by June 20, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin': Cubs v. White Sox (7:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin': Cubs v. White Sox (7:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

SWEEP THE LEG!

by June 20, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
Lukewarm Stove: Soriano, Greinke, Marcum, Rodriguez, Dempster, Garza, LaHair

Lukewarm Stove: Soriano, Greinke, Marcum, Rodriguez, Dempster, Garza, LaHair

Alfonso Soriano is talking pretty openly about the possibility of being traded, and where he’d like to go.

by June 20, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Cubs Sign Undrafted Pitcher Matt Iannazzo

Cubs Sign Undrafted Pitcher Matt Iannazzo

Iannazzo is a 22-year-old lefty out of Pitt.

Chicago Cubs Reportedly Pursuing *Another* Top Cuban Outfield Prospect – Yasiel Puig

Chicago Cubs Reportedly Pursuing *Another* Top Cuban Outfield Prospect – Yasiel Puig

Puig’s agent says the 21-year-old outfield is a prospect of the same caliber as Jorge Soler and Yoenis Cespedes. What else is he gonna say, right?

God’s Wrath Watch: Ian Stewart Gets Cortisone Shot for Wrist

God’s Wrath Watch: Ian Stewart Gets Cortisone Shot for Wrist

Ian Stewart has been dealing with wrist issues for years, and they took a turn for the worst last year with the Rockies, when he hurt the wrist again. Since[Read More...]

by June 20, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

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