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.
Month: August 2012
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.
Jeff Samardzija says next year is going to be “crazy.” Jorge Soler is humble, the White Sox can’t find fans, and I’m a Cubs infielder. A bad one.
We’ve long known that batting average isn’t the best of the hitting stats, but here’s a good example of why.
The 26-year-old righty reliever has excellent numbers at AAA this year.
With a ‘spy cam’ being installed at every ballpark in the system, minor leaguers will never know when the bosses are watching.
There are nine days left before the nominal waiver trade deadline …
Youth isn’t helping, but he doesn’t like his players’ approach at the plate. The Cubs have pulled into “second place” in the reverse standings.
The Daytona Cubs are raising some money with a unique promotion. Also, Ben Wells threw a scoreless inning yesterday. Yes, that Ben Wells.
And there’s the sweep. Grumble.
More organizational shuffling.
The wrong kind of sweep is on the table.
But he plans to get into great shape in the offseason, and come back strong next year.
Chris Rusin will get another look, but maybe not until September. The Cubs clearly have some holes in their rotation going forward.