Archive for February, 2013


Today’s Intrasquad Game Lineups (And Injury News)

Today’s Intrasquad Game Lineups (And Injury News)

Ian Stewart and Josh Vitters were going to be playing today, but sore quads have them both out.

by February 22, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
God’s Wrath Watch: Matt Garza Isn’t Worried About Missing Spring Starts

God’s Wrath Watch: Matt Garza Isn’t Worried About Missing Spring Starts

He’s focused on preparing for the regular season, and it doesn’t yet sound like there’s a serious risk of him missing time.

by February 22, 2013 Chicago Cubs News

Reselling Tickets on StubHub This Year: Price Floor, Extra Fees, Sale Ending Six Hours Before Event

Reselling Tickets on StubHub This Year: Price Floor, Extra Fees, Sale Ending Six Hours Before Event

A number of changes are designed to rid the secondary market of those ultra-cheap tickets.

by February 22, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Chicago Cubs Fans Are Hardcore

Chicago Cubs Fans Are Hardcore

Clothes? Tattoo? Decorations in your office? Pfft. That’s nothing. Try getting a Cubs logo on your eye.

by February 22, 2013 Cubs Humor
Thinking About Spring Training Surprises and Other Bullets

Thinking About Spring Training Surprises and Other Bullets

It wasn’t that long ago that James Russell came out of nowhere in the Spring to make the Cubs’ big league team.

Spring Training Miscellany: (Old) Cubs 7, (Young) Cubs 3 – February 21, 2013 (VIDEO)

Spring Training Miscellany: (Old) Cubs 7, (Young) Cubs 3 – February 21, 2013 (VIDEO)

It took just five innings for the vets to lay it on the kids. So much for pitchers being ahead of hitters. (Bonus video of Starlin Castro robbing Javier Baez.)

by February 21, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Intrasquad Awesomeness: Jorge Soler Takes Nick Struck Deep (VIDEO)

Intrasquad Awesomeness: Jorge Soler Takes Nick Struck Deep (VIDEO)

Soler just drilled a BOMB.


The Wrigley Field Renovation, the TV Deal, and the Sustainability of High Payroll

The Wrigley Field Renovation, the TV Deal, and the Sustainability of High Payroll

Tom Ricketts essentially says that payroll in the $130 to $140 million range won’t be sustainable until the renovation and TV deal are done.

Lukewarm Stove: Soriano Trade Market, DeJesus, Arroyo, Garza, Stanton, Price, Cano, More

Lukewarm Stove: Soriano Trade Market, DeJesus, Arroyo, Garza, Stanton, Price, Cano, More

Alfonso Soriano is one of the most discussed trade names right now, but that doesn’t mean he’s going anywhere before July.

Javier Baez Shows Off His Ridiculous Bat Speed in Spring Batting Practice (VIDEO)

Javier Baez Shows Off His Ridiculous Bat Speed in Spring Batting Practice (VIDEO)

Video of the Cubs’ top prospect in the cage, as well as new video on Brett Jackson and Jorge Soler.

Kinda Sorta Game Action Getting Underway Today and Other Bullets

Kinda Sorta Game Action Getting Underway Today and Other Bullets

Chris Rusin and Nick Struck face each other in an intrasquad game today that features a lineup of vets and lineup of youngsters.

by February 21, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Zombie Problem? Call a Chicago Cubs Prospect

Zombie Problem? Call a Chicago Cubs Prospect

Three Cubs prospects put together a mini episode of ‘The Walking Dead.’


Chicago Cubs 2013 Regular Season Television Broadcast Schedule

Chicago Cubs 2013 Regular Season Television Broadcast Schedule

67 games on WGN this year, with most of the rest on CSN or CSN+. Only a small handful of national games are planned.

by February 20, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Theo Epstein Speaks: Adding Players at the Deadline, Trading Players at the Deadline, Draft, Payroll, More

Theo Epstein Speaks: Adding Players at the Deadline, Trading Players at the Deadline, Draft, Payroll, More

It’s never a bad thing when Theo Epstein offers extensive thoughts on the organization.

by February 20, 2013 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
BN Podcast Episode 17: Spring Training with Tim Sheridan, Filling Out the Bullpen, and Campanization of Fans

BN Podcast Episode 17: Spring Training with Tim Sheridan, Filling Out the Bullpen, and Campanization of Fans

The man behind the mic for the Cubs in the Spring tells all about what it’s like to be in Mesa with the Cubs. Also: bullpen bits, Campana bits, and Garza injury bits.

by February 20, 2013 Podcasts