Archive for September, 2012


Lukewarm Stove: Soriano, LaHair, Garza, Stewart, Sappelt

Lukewarm Stove: Soriano, LaHair, Garza, Stewart, Sappelt

Ken Rosenthal is on the Alfonso Soriano bandwagon. Sort of.

by September 18, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Deets: 2013 Chicago Cubs Convention, January 18-20, Sheraton Hotel & Towers

Deets: 2013 Chicago Cubs Convention, January 18-20, Sheraton Hotel & Towers

God help me, I’m already excited.

by September 18, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

Getting Drunk With Alfonso Soriano and Other Bullets

Getting Drunk With Alfonso Soriano and Other Bullets

Alf had some fun with the few fans that stuck around last night. Dave Sappelt gets a nod, Bryan LaHair gets a shove, and you get a solicitation.

by September 18, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 3, Cubs 0 – September 17, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 3, Cubs 0 – September 17, 2012

Offense is in short supply when you sit around for a few hours, I guess.

by September 18, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Pirates v. Cubs (7:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Pirates v. Cubs (7:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Still poor, poor Pirates.

by September 17, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
Theo Epstein Speaks: How Much Losing is Too Much, Sveum’s Performance, the Potentially Ugly Future

Theo Epstein Speaks: How Much Losing is Too Much, Sveum’s Performance, the Potentially Ugly Future

The “plan” remains very much in place, and it could mean pain – for fans, for the Ricketts family – in 2013. The fruits would be worth it, though.

by September 17, 2012 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Instructional League Starts Today, Featuring a Number of the Cubs’ Top Prospects

Instructional League Starts Today, Featuring a Number of the Cubs’ Top Prospects

Jorge Soler is just one of many big names who’ll be participating in instructionals for the Cubs.


Josh Vitters’ Struggles and Other Bullets

Josh Vitters’ Struggles and Other Bullets

Dale Sveum is focused on Vitters’ defensive issues, despite the .366 OPS. Jeff Samardzija is adjusting, Jaye Chapman is starring, and Alfonso Soriano is aging (well).

by September 17, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 9, Cubs 13 – September 16, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 9, Cubs 13 – September 16, 2012

Silly Pirates.

by September 16, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Pirates v. Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Pirates v. Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Another chance to make the Pirates miserable.

by September 16, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
Settling for Halfway Decent and Other Bullets

Settling for Halfway Decent and Other Bullets

Dale Sveum compliments(?) yesterday’s starter. Shawn Camp still MVP’ing, Jorge Soler hitting, and Darwin Barney catching.


Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 7, Cubs 6 – September 15, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 7, Cubs 6 – September 15, 2012

So close. Nice try, Mr. Hanrahan.

by September 15, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Pirates v. Cubs (12:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Pirates v. Cubs (12:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Those poor, poor Pirates.

by September 15, 2012 Pre-Gamin'