If Travis Wood keeps pitching this well, I think there was a clear winner. Jake Peavy is mad, Alfonso Soriano loves the fans, and Koyie Hill has a job.
Archive for June, 2012
Justin Bour made it to the final round in the Southern League Home Run Derby, but couldn’t close it out. Josh Vitters remains hot.
In their face again! Not as aggressively, but still!
This might make some top ten lists …
Bryan LaHair in Right Field is As Much About Alfonso Soriano Trade Posturing as it is About Anthony Rizzo
If LaHair couldn’t play right field, the Cubs were going to have a problem.
WIth his offense ticking up this year, and his defense excellent at second base, Barney has real value.
Armando Rivero is a hard-throwing righty reliever.
God’s Wrath(?) Watch: Dempster, Sveum, and Epstein Discuss Dempster’s Injury, and a Source Says It’s Legit
No one is worried about Dempster, but the DL stint doesn’t sound like any kind of trade-related ruse.
Matt Garza is also irked at the fans. Theo Epstein defends Soriano, and the Cubs/ASU fight is playing out in the media.
The Cubs’ big, slugging first baseman will try to send some deep.
The Cubs just slapped the White Sox like they were the Cubs getting slapped by some other team not named the Cubs.
Pre-Gamin': Cubs v. White Sox (7:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc. (You Want to See This Lineup)
Bryan LaHair. Right Field. The Cubs are making a statement.
Ryan Dempster … To the Disabled List (And a Dozen Other Moves Involving Soto, Wells, Maine and Castillo)
You immediately want to know the trade implications. Also: seriously, there are a bajillion other moves to report.