All moves are expected. Clevenger and Takahashi make the team, but we’re still waiting on the DL decision on Barney.
Month: March 2013
His five-stitch cut was down to the bone. The Cubs lost yesterday’s game to the Astros, by the way, and also released more minor leaguers.
A gash from today’s game required five stitches.
Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Cubs May Actually Start Renovations *Before* Full Funding Deal is in Place
The strongest evidence yet that (1) the Cubs aren’t leaving Wrigley Field, and (2) a deal is eventually going to get done.
The 2010 first round pick never recovered from a serious case of mono.
One more fake game before we get to REAL BASEBALL. I can barely contain myself.
Just how big would it look? Well, I tried my hand at mocking it up. Also: the Cubs tied last night, Ryan Sweeney is available, and Keith Law doesn’t hate the Cubs.
Spring Training’s over, but the fake schedule continues with the Cubs’ only trip to Houston this year. Tonight’s game is freely viewable online, too.
The 29-year-old righty is a very nice stash at AAA.
The Diamondbacks’ young first baseman just got an extension … does it set the bar for Anthony Rizzo?
Verlander gets more than Felix Hernandez, and it’s another major arm well off the free agent market.
Things get a little dicey in the Cubs’ system when you move off of the positional side, but there’s a surprising amount of good-ish depth.
Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: The Mayor Speaks, JumboTron Fight, Tunney Letter, Rosemont Meeting, More
A huge number of important updates to the Wrigley renovation story. Things could get very interesting come Monday.
It’s starting to look like there are at least two top-tier college pitchers available.
The new righty had a rough Spring, according to the numbers, and he’s going to make another start in Arizona.
The Cubs finish up the Spring at 16-18-1.
It’s what the Astros are doing, and Selig says it’s OK with him. Plus stuff from Scott Boras, stuff on groundball pitchers, and stuff on roster construction.
Even if it’s true, does it really matter?
Say farewell to HoHoKam, as the Cubs get ready to move on. It’s also their last Cactus League game of the season.
At the top of the Cubs prospect list, you’re going to find several outfielders. But how’s the depth looking?
Alderman Tunney is the vehicle by which the rooftop owners still have a seat at the negotiating table. They are not directly involved, though they wish they were.
What’s on tap for the Cubs? For the other 29 teams? For the playoffs? For the break-out players?
Cory Wade has been told that he won’t be making the team, which means the bullpen spot is probably going to Hisanori Takahashi.
The U.S. Consolate has been asking for additional paperwork, and Paniagua’s arrival to the United States has been delayed.
Scott Feldman just started sprinting for Chicago.
It’s Scott Feldman’s last chance to salvage the Spring, as if that means much of anything. Hopefully.