Archive for March, 2013


Spring Training Miscellany: Indians 13, Cubs 5 – March 4, 2013

Spring Training Miscellany: Indians 13, Cubs 5 – March 4, 2013

That was a good old fashioned Spring whippin’.

by March 4, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Perfunctory News of the Day: The Cubs Have Renewed Contracts with Their 21 Pre-Arbitration Players

Perfunctory News of the Day: The Cubs Have Renewed Contracts with Their 21 Pre-Arbitration Players

This is only news in the strictest sense, since we knew these renewals were all coming. But, hey, you can learn a bit more about the process.


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

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

Alberto Cabrera gets the start today for the Cubs. Maybe he can be the Cubs’ suddenly all-important sixth starter.

by March 4, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
Checking in on Semi-Departed Rule 5 Pick Starling Peralta

Checking in on Semi-Departed Rule 5 Pick Starling Peralta

The former Cubs pitching prospect isn’t doing so hot in Spring Training, but the Diamondbacks seem to like what they see. Still, they’re pitching-heavy already.

Matt Garza’s Ongoing Lat Problem and His Future with the Chicago Cubs

Matt Garza’s Ongoing Lat Problem and His Future with the Chicago Cubs

Something is strange about Matt Garza’s lat injury, but, regardless of that, the injury comes with a number of transactional implications.

Jeff Samardzija is the Cubs’ Opening Day Starter and Other Bullets

Jeff Samardzija is the Cubs’ Opening Day Starter and Other Bullets

With Matt Garza out, this was academic.

by March 4, 2013 Chicago Cubs News

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 4 and 3, Brewers 4, Angels 2 – March 3, 2013

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 4 and 3, Brewers 4, Angels 2 – March 3, 2013

The Cubs split their split squad games today.

by March 3, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Angels (2:05 CT) and Brewers v. Cubs (2:05 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, etc.

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

Two games for the price of one, and tons of prospects in action today. And you can actually watch one of the games! (Tomorrow morning.)

by March 3, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
God’s Wrath Watch: Matt Garza Shut Down, Will Start Season on DL

God’s Wrath Watch: Matt Garza Shut Down, Will Start Season on DL

Garza could miss as much as the first month of the season with lingering lat tightness.

by March 3, 2013 Chicago Cubs News

Matt Garza Almost Certainly Won’t Be the Opening Day Starter and Other Bullets

Matt Garza Almost Certainly Won’t Be the Opening Day Starter and Other Bullets

Dale Sveum calls opening week a “longshot” for Garza. Also, a Cubs Bunt Tourney update! Oh mercy!

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 7, Giants 9 – March 2, 2013

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 7, Giants 9 – March 2, 2013

You can beat the World Champs only so many times (in Spring Training).

by March 2, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
God’s Wrath Watch: Starlin Castro’s “Tight” Hamstring is Now “Inflamed”

God’s Wrath Watch: Starlin Castro’s “Tight” Hamstring is Now “Inflamed”

He’s going to miss a week rather than just a few days. It’s all still being termed as precautionary, though.

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

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

It’s Spring Game number eight for the Cubs, who’ll head to Scottsdale to take on the Giants.

by March 2, 2013 Pre-Gamin'