Archive for June, 2012


God’s Wrath(?) Watch: Dempster, Sveum, and Epstein Discuss Dempster’s Injury, and a Source Says It’s Legit

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 Has Alfonso Soriano’s Back and Other Bullets

Matt Garza Has Alfonso Soriano’s Back and Other Bullets

Matt Garza is also irked at the fans. Theo Epstein defends Soriano, and the Cubs/ASU fight is playing out in the media.


Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Bour In Home Run Derby

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Bour In Home Run Derby

The Cubs’ big, slugging first baseman will try to send some deep.

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 12, White Sox 3 – June 18, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 12, White Sox 3 – June 18, 2012

The Cubs just slapped the White Sox like they were the Cubs getting slapped by some other team not named the Cubs.

by June 18, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. White Sox (7:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc. (You Want to See This Lineup)

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.

by June 18, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
Ryan Dempster … To the Disabled List (And a Dozen Other Moves Involving Soto, Wells, Maine and Castillo)

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.

Lukewarm Stove: Ever-Increasing Ryan Dempster Chatter, and a Bit on Matt Garza

Lukewarm Stove: Ever-Increasing Ryan Dempster Chatter, and a Bit on Matt Garza

The Cubs’ top two pitchers are among the most talked about trade candidates in all of baseball.

by June 18, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Want a Pair of Tickets to Tomorrow’s Midwest League All-Star Game?

Want a Pair of Tickets to Tomorrow’s Midwest League All-Star Game?

Go see some top prospects for free.

by June 18, 2012 Meta
Arizona State President Says the Cubs Are “Not People of Their Word”

Arizona State President Says the Cubs Are “Not People of Their Word”

The Cubs and ASU had planned on sharing the Cubs’ new Spring Training facility in Mesa, but that plan may be in danger.

by June 18, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Theo Epstein Shares a Few Thoughts on the Pitching in the Cubs’ Draft

Theo Epstein Shares a Few Thoughts on the Pitching in the Cubs’ Draft

Epstein sounds particularly excited about supplemental first rounder Pierce Johnson.

Lefties Drink the Cubs’ Milkshake and Other Bullets

Lefties Drink the Cubs’ Milkshake and Other Bullets

The Cubs are now 3-15 against lefty starters. That’s insane. Geovany Soto might be back today, Koyie Hill wants his freedom, and Reed Johnson defends Alfonso Soriano.

by June 18, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Tarps And Spikes Don’t Mix

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Tarps And Spikes Don’t Mix

Running across the tarp during a rain delay so you can slide is fun for everyone … except the owner of the tarp.


Enhanced Box Score: Red Sox 7, Cubs 4 – June 17, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Red Sox 7, Cubs 4 – June 17, 2012

See, Theo knows how to build a good organization, AMIRITE?

by June 17, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Red Sox v. Cubs (7:00 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Red Sox v. Cubs (7:00 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

The Cubs’ll try again for that ever-elusive series win.

by June 17, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
Dale Sveum and Alfonso Soriano Sound Kinda Mad at the Fans

Dale Sveum and Alfonso Soriano Sound Kinda Mad at the Fans

Soriano was booed for failing to run out a play yesterday, but Dale Sveum and Soriano think that’s unfair. (Plus video of the play.)

by June 17, 2012 Chicago Cubs News