Archive for July, 2012


Lukewarm Stove: Dempster, Garza, Greinke, Shields, Johnson, Soriano, Soto, Kottaras

Lukewarm Stove: Dempster, Garza, Greinke, Shields, Johnson, Soriano, Soto, Kottaras

The world keeps spinnin’, the rumors keep rollin’ …

by July 27, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Pre-Gamin’: Cardinals v. Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

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

It’s Ron Santo Day at Wrigley Field, and that’s what I’m going to think about right now.

by July 27, 2012 Pre-Gamin'

God’s Wrath Watch: Matt Garza Will NOT Pitch Until Late Next Week (UPDATE: No DL, Though)

God’s Wrath Watch: Matt Garza Will NOT Pitch Until Late Next Week (UPDATE: No DL, Though)

That means he won’t pitch again before the Trade Deadline.

It’s Ron Santo Day at Wrigley Field and Other Bullets

It’s Ron Santo Day at Wrigley Field and Other Bullets

Here’s something we can all get behind, together, as Cubs fans.

Photo By Scott Jontes

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Those Other Trades

We’re all so focused on Ryan Dempster, but what other trades might the Cubs make? Specifically, might they include a minor leaguer or two?

It’s Thursday: Do You Know Where Your Ryan Dempster is? (UPDATE: Cubs and Dodgers at a Stalemate for Now)

It’s Thursday: Do You Know Where Your Ryan Dempster is? (UPDATE: Cubs and Dodgers at a Stalemate for Now)

The latest on the Ryan Dempster Saga, which might be nearing a close. Yeah, right. (Latest at 9:53pm CT – still ugly.)

by July 26, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors

The Education of Javier Baez

The Education of Javier Baez

One of the Cubs’ top prospects is putting up ungodly numbers in low-A ball. Shouldn’t he be moving up soon?

Lukewarm Stove: Soriano, Garza, Johnson, Maholm, Soto

Lukewarm Stove: Soriano, Garza, Johnson, Maholm, Soto

You probably thought the rest of the rumor mill disappeared into a hole while the Dempster Sage wore on. It did not.

by July 26, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Randall Delgado Has Some Fun on The Twitter and Other Bullets

Randall Delgado Has Some Fun on The Twitter and Other Bullets

“Abt go to Chicago.” It probably doesn’t mean anything, but there you are. Ryan Dempster’s dugout frustration, and a site note that I urge you to read.


Cubs’ Minor League Daily: No Peanuts?

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: No Peanuts?

A unique minor league promotion – and the usual scores and stats.

How Did the Braves’ Trade for Ryan Dempster Go Down and Fall Through? (UPDATES: Dempster Hasn’t Closed Door)

How Did the Braves’ Trade for Ryan Dempster Go Down and Fall Through? (UPDATES: Dempster Hasn’t Closed Door)

Wren offers his take, based on what he’s heard from the Cubs. Also, as has become the norm … MOAR UPDATEZ. And more, as of 9pm CT.

Let’s All Take a Deep Breath, and Caption This Geovany Soto Picture

Let’s All Take a Deep Breath, and Caption This Geovany Soto Picture

You deserve a break from the craziness of the last few days.

by July 25, 2012 Cubs Humor
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Pirates 3 – July 25, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Pirates 3 – July 25, 2012

Ryan Dempster takes the loss, but pitches well in the process.

by July 25, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores