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Archive for August, 2012

Report: Cubs Relocating A-Ball Affiliate from Peoria to Kane County

Report: Cubs Relocating A-Ball Affiliate from Peoria to Kane County

The move would bring the Cubs’ lower level prospects much closer to Chicago.

Are the Chicago Cubs Overpaying for the Starlin Castro Extension?

Are the Chicago Cubs Overpaying for the Starlin Castro Extension?

If the deal is 7/$60, as reported, how does it compare to the extensions signed by other Super Two stars?

by August 21, 2012 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Catch a Ball, Sing a Song and Other Bullets

Catch a Ball, Sing a Song and Other Bullets

The fan who caught Josh Vitters’ first home run had a unique trade proposal. The Cubs have roster moves to make today, and the catchers are competing.

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Smokies Are On Fire

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Smokies Are On Fire

A team associated with the Cubs is making a late-season playoff push!

by August 21, 2012 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Brewers 9 – August 20, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Brewers 9 – August 20, 2012

Butt = kicked.

by August 21, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin': Cubs v. Brewers (7:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin': Cubs v. Brewers (7:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

It’s Beer o’clock.

by August 20, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
Chris Rusin Will Indeed Get the Start Tomorrow Night for the Cubs

Chris Rusin Will Indeed Get the Start Tomorrow Night for the Cubs

The 25-year-old lefty has been pitching well at AAA.

What Does the Wreckage in Boston Say About Theo Epstein’s Time There?

What Does the Wreckage in Boston Say About Theo Epstein’s Time There?

As the clubhouse problems in Boston persist, it makes you wonder: how much of the mess is Theo’s fault? And does it make us a little nervous?

by August 20, 2012 Analysis and Commentary
When Do the Cubs Consider a Jeff Samardzija Extension?

When Do the Cubs Consider a Jeff Samardzija Extension?

The 27-year-old righty is having quite a season, and enters arbitration for the first time in 2013. Is it time to lock him up, like Starlin Castro?

by August 20, 2012 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Series Preview: Cubs v. Brewers, August 20 – August 22, 2012

Series Preview: Cubs v. Brewers, August 20 – August 22, 2012

A battle for fifth place?

by August 20, 2012 Series Previews
The Brooks Raley Roster Dance and Other Bullets

The Brooks Raley Roster Dance and Other Bullets

Brooks Raley goes down once again, but he’ll probably be back up sooner than you think. Chris Rusin might get a start, and Brett Jackson is aggressive.

by August 20, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs’ Minor League Daily: The Mysterious Mr. Negrin

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: The Mysterious Mr. Negrin

There’s a new pitcher in the Cubs’ system, though he isn’t actually all that new.

by August 20, 2012 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Cubs Claim Lefty Alex Hinshaw Off of Waivers

Cubs Claim Lefty Alex Hinshaw Off of Waivers

The 29-year-old has good stuff, but a lot of wildness, too.

by August 19, 2012 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Transactions
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Reds 5 – August 19, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Reds 5 – August 19, 2012

How very exciting for the Reds.

by August 19, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin': Cubs v. Reds (12:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin': Cubs v. Reds (12:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

The Cubs will try to get out of Cincy with a split behind a guy who hasn’t won in over a year.

by August 19, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
That Castro Deal Isn’t Done Yet and Other Bullets

That Castro Deal Isn’t Done Yet and Other Bullets

It’s almost certainly going to get done soon, but, technically, it isn’t done. Brett Jackson is feeling good, Alfonso Soriano is feeling proud, and Anthony Rizzo is feeling even.

by August 19, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

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