Archive for February, 2013

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.

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.