Madison Bumgarner always seems to own the Cubs.
Archive for August, 2012
The Cubs are 31 games under .500 on the road, but a game over .500 at home. Is that just a fluke, or does it say something about roster construction?
The Giants come to town as one of the hottest teams in baseball.
Will anything actually happen? I kind of doubt it. Dale Sveum says Josh Vitters will see less time, and the Cubs might soon see Roger Clemens.
The Iowa Cubs end their season not unlike the big team: with a really bad record.
The Ricketts family is investing in the community, and the connection to renovations at Wrigley Field are probably not non-existent.
A couple reasons, at least. Anthony Rizzo’s slump, Jeff Samardzija’s shut-down, Theo Epstein’s failure, and Jorge Soler’s instruction.
The Boise Hawks were dominant in the second half of the season, but they had just one All-Star.
Samardzija was great, but he got no love behind him.
The Cubs waived Maine, and the Indians said, “well sure, thanks, we’ll take him.”
Hyde had been the Cubs’ minor league field coordinator this year after coming over from the Marlins in December.