Archive for March, 2013


Can the Chicago Cubs Get a Sure-Fire Stud College Arm with Their Number Two Draft Pick?

Can the Chicago Cubs Get a Sure-Fire Stud College Arm with Their Number Two Draft Pick?

It’s starting to look like there are at least two top-tier college pitchers available.

Scott Feldman’s Getting in Some Extra Work and Other Bullets

Scott Feldman’s Getting in Some Extra Work and Other Bullets

The new righty had a rough Spring, according to the numbers, and he’s going to make another start in Arizona.

by March 29, 2013 Chicago Cubs News

Spring Training Miscellany: Mariners 6, Cubs 4 – March 28, 2013

Spring Training Miscellany: Mariners 6, Cubs 4 – March 28, 2013

The Cubs finish up the Spring at 16-18-1.

by March 28, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Around the League: Tanking is an Appropriate Strategy, According to Bud Selig

Around the League: Tanking is an Appropriate Strategy, According to Bud Selig

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.

by March 28, 2013 MLB News and Rumors
The Best Defensive Team in Spring Training? Dale Sveum Thinks It’s the Cubs

The Best Defensive Team in Spring Training? Dale Sveum Thinks It’s the Cubs

Even if it’s true, does it really matter?

by March 28, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Pre-Gamin’: Mariners v. Cubs (2:05 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, etc.

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

Say farewell to HoHoKam, as the Cubs get ready to move on. It’s also their last Cactus League game of the season.

by March 28, 2013 Pre-Gamin'

Gauging the Farm Depth: Outfield

Gauging the Farm Depth: Outfield

At the top of the Cubs prospect list, you’re going to find several outfielders. But how’s the depth looking?

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Rooftop Owner Confirms They’ve Been Cut Out of Talks

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Rooftop Owner Confirms They’ve Been Cut Out of Talks

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.

by March 28, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
BN Podcast Episode 22: A Season Preview Spectacular

BN Podcast Episode 22: A Season Preview Spectacular

What’s on tap for the Cubs? For the other 29 teams? For the playoffs? For the break-out players?

by March 28, 2013 Podcasts

The Eighth Cut is the Bullet-iest and Other Bullets

The Eighth Cut is the Bullet-iest and Other Bullets

Cory Wade has been told that he won’t be making the team, which means the bullpen spot is probably going to Hisanori Takahashi.

by March 28, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Pitching Prospect Juan Carlos Paniagua Having Visa Problems

Cubs Pitching Prospect Juan Carlos Paniagua Having Visa Problems

The U.S. Consolate has been asking for additional paperwork, and Paniagua’s arrival to the United States has been delayed.

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 9, Royals 9 – March 27, 2013

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 9, Royals 9 – March 27, 2013

Scott Feldman just started sprinting for Chicago.

by March 28, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Royals (8:10 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Royals (8:10 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, etc.

It’s Scott Feldman’s last chance to salvage the Spring, as if that means much of anything. Hopefully.

by March 27, 2013 Pre-Gamin'