Hugs for everyone tonight …
Archive for July, 2012
Soto, like Reed Johnson, was pulled and started shaking hands and hugging folks. (UPDATE: Cubs get meh pitching prospect. (10:47pm CT.)
Gettin’ twitchy. Can’t tell if it’s the lack of movement, the modest amounts of caffeine, or jacked up sleep schedule.
Dale Sveum admits that he doesn’t expect Dempster to be in Chicago tomorrow.
Hey, there’s a game in the middle of all of this madness …
Tick tock, tick tock, tick tock …
A source is the first to suggest the Braves/Cubs/Dempster deal from last week could still happen, another says the Nats have entered the fray. Also Cliff Lee madness, and other rumors.
The rumors are starting to trickle in, but it’s been mostly quiet in the early going. I’m still getting my footing.
The Ryan Dempster Trade Saga: More Indication That the Only Issue Was Timing (Talks With Dodgers Continue?)
Another source says Dempster didn’t want to reject the Braves’ deal outright, but he ran out of time. Also, a random bit on Alfonso Soriano.
Can the Cubs take back-to-back series from the Pirates?
Everyone loves Anthony Rizzo, and that’s totally fair. Dale Sveum explains Carlos Marmol, Bryan LaHair knows he’s struggling, and Matt Holliday offers SCardenfreude.