If Volstad pitches well through the end of the year, does he get a contract for next year? A rotation spot?
Archive for August, 2012
Will the Cubs regret not being able to sign Rhett Wiseman? Plus the usual scores and stories.
Even if the game had gone the full nine, the Cubs were taking this one.
Chris Volstad takes the ball in the rubber game.
The production is creeping up while the strikeouts are creeping down. It’s still a tiny sample size, and the changes are incremental. But it’s something.
The Cubs* are going to the playoffs! Well, the Hawks, anyway.
Hooray for Brett Jackson, boo for almost everyone else.
More youth on display by both teams.
He wasn’t trying to rip ‘em, but he did. The Red Sox/Dodgers deal is done (and still crazy), a roster move is forthcoming, and Dale Sveum doesn’t want to shut Jeff Samardzija down.
A whoops moment worked in the Smokies’ favor last night.
Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford and Josh Beckett are about to go to the Dodgers.
Super Joe gets a game winner.
While he’s officially cleared to pitch in the Cubs’ system, MLB declined to confirm that Paniagua is 22-years-old.
Joe Mather: lead-off hitter.
His season at second base so far is reaching historical levels. And it makes him totally worth a starting spot.
Another battle of impish squads …