Archive for August, 2012


Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Brewers 3 – August 22, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Brewers 3 – August 22, 2012

And there’s the sweep. Grumble.

by August 22, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores
Cubs Dismiss Four Pro Scouts, Two Amateur Scouts

Cubs Dismiss Four Pro Scouts, Two Amateur Scouts

More organizational shuffling.


Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Brewers (1:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Brewers (1:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

The wrong kind of sweep is on the table.

by August 22, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
Matt Garza’s Season Officially Over, and He Isn’t Thrilled About It

Matt Garza’s Season Officially Over, and He Isn’t Thrilled About It

But he plans to get into great shape in the offseason, and come back strong next year.

by August 22, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
The Audition Process Continues and Other Bullets

The Audition Process Continues and Other Bullets

Chris Rusin will get another look, but maybe not until September. The Cubs clearly have some holes in their rotation going forward.

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Geography

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Geography

Why can’t the Cubs just move their minor league affiliates wherever they want?

by August 22, 2012 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Brewers 5 – August 21, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Brewers 5 – August 21, 2012

Chris Rusin did all right, but it didn’t much matter.

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

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Brewers (7:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc. (Plus Roster Moves)

Chris Rusin’s debut.

by August 21, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
God’s Wrath Watch: Matt Garza Placed on 60-Day Disabled List, Effectively Ending Season

God’s Wrath Watch: Matt Garza Placed on 60-Day Disabled List, Effectively Ending Season

This was the likeliest outcome, but it still sucks.

by August 21, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

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?

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