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.
Archive for August, 2012
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.
Why can’t the Cubs just move their minor league affiliates wherever they want?
Chris Rusin did all right, but it didn’t much matter.
This was the likeliest outcome, but it still sucks.