Archive for February, 2013


Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Dodgers (2:05 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Dodgers (2:05 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, etc.

It’s Spring game number three for the Cubs, who head over to Camelback Ranch.

by February 25, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
Alfonso Soriano Unsure What He’d Do About a Yankees Trade Proposal, and Other Soriano Rumor Bits

Alfonso Soriano Unsure What He’d Do About a Yankees Trade Proposal, and Other Soriano Rumor Bits

Soriano would prefer to see how the Cubs do in the first couple months before he considers a trade, but the time might be now.


The Jorge Soler Hype Train Has Left the Station

The Jorge Soler Hype Train Has Left the Station

One of the Cubs’ top prospects turns 21 today, and he’s getting mightily pumped up by those who’ve seen him this Spring.

by February 25, 2013 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
God’s Wrath Watch: Matt Garza Still Not Scheduled to Throw

God’s Wrath Watch: Matt Garza Still Not Scheduled to Throw

His week of rest is up, but he still feels something “annoying” in his lat.

by February 25, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Baseball Prospectus is Crushing on Cubs Prospects: Four in the Top 54

Baseball Prospectus is Crushing on Cubs Prospects: Four in the Top 54

And the Cubs have two prospects in the top 20.

by February 25, 2013 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Starlin Castro Already Slotted into the Two-Hole and Other Bullets

Starlin Castro Already Slotted into the Two-Hole and Other Bullets

It hasn’t been his best spot in the lineup, but it probably makes the most sense.

Spring Training Miscellany: Giants 3, Cubs 4 – February 24, 2013

Spring Training Miscellany: Giants 3, Cubs 4 – February 24, 2013

Hooray, 2-0! Or something like that.

by February 24, 2013 Chicago Cubs News

Lukewarm Stove: Curtis Granderson Injury Opening Door for Alfonso Soriano Trade?

Lukewarm Stove: Curtis Granderson Injury Opening Door for Alfonso Soriano Trade?

Would Soriano even accept a trade to the Yankees if such an opportunity arose?

Pre-Gamin’: Giants v. Cubs (2:05 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Giants v. Cubs (2:05 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, etc.

It’s Spring Game Number Two, and it’s the home opener for the Cubs. The last home opener at HoHoKam Park.

by February 24, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
Dreaming on the Possibility of an Effective Brett Jackson and Other Bullets

Dreaming on the Possibility of an Effective Brett Jackson and Other Bullets

If the flashes Jackson has shown so far this year – and it’s waaaay early – are indicative of his swing change, things could be looking up.

Spring Training Miscellany – Cubs 11, Angels 2 – February 23, 2013

Spring Training Miscellany – Cubs 11, Angels 2 – February 23, 2013

Awwww, yeeeee-ah. Time for irrational exuberance.

by February 23, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Angels (2:05 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Angels (2:05 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, etc.

Spring Training games are here!

by February 23, 2013 Pre-Gamin'

God’s Wrath Watch: Ian Stewart Out for 10 to 14 Days with “Mild to Moderate” Quad Strain

God’s Wrath Watch: Ian Stewart Out for 10 to 14 Days with “Mild to Moderate” Quad Strain

He came up slightly lame in Thursday’s intrasquad game, and the strain is a bit worse than originally thought.

by February 23, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
The Cubs’ Modified Approach at the Plate and Other Bullets

The Cubs’ Modified Approach at the Plate and Other Bullets

The Cubs may be willing to take more low strikes this year.

by February 23, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 6, Cubs 3 – February 22, 2013 (Brett Jackson Videos)

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 6, Cubs 3 – February 22, 2013 (Brett Jackson Videos)

The Cubs took down the Cubs today, thanks to a walk-off homer from Edwin Maysonet.