No huge surprises today, though the bullpen competition is down to just four guys, and the bench is mostly set.
Archive for March, 2013
The first week of May is looking like the earliest reasonable return range for Garza, assuming no more setbacks.
That leaves one bench job and one bullpen job to be sorted out. Phil Rogers says the Old Scoreboard should be taken down, and I get paranoid about Scott Baker.
One of the best in the biz takes on one of the best in the biz.
Jeff Samardzija is going to hit 20 homers this year. Projected.
A night game? In the Spring? At least this one’s on MLB.tv and WGN Radio, and replayed on MLBN. Also, Javier Baez is starting.
The Cubs lost to the Dodgers today, but you were watching basketball anyway.
Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Alderman Tunney Doesn’t Like Playing the Villain (Also: Meeting Details)
This week has been a rough one from a PR perspective for Tunney, who says he’s been “mischaracterized.”
Today’s game is in Tucson, and it’s a charity event for the Christina-Taylor Green Memorial Foundation.
Rumor time … Bruce Levine chatted this week, and … (1) Detroit has not been, to date, interested in Carlos Marmol (which makes sense, given the very reason they’ve been[Read More…]
Forgive me if I have trouble believing this one. The Cubs “smeared” Tom Tunney, and suddenly a deal is falling through.
McLeod says Rivero hasn’t pitched competitively in a year, so it’s going to be a process getting him back up to speed.
Brent Lillibridge is pretty clearly making the team, but what’s happening in the extremely crowded bullpen race?
The last two days have offered a fountain of reaction to, and opinions about, the Wrigley Field renovation situation. Attention to the story has never been higher.
Nothing comforts you after an exhausting MLB investigation quite like a 25-foot climbing wall in the shape of a can of Mountain Dew.
Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Likely Feeling Some Heat, Alderman Tunney Responds (UPDATE: Cubs, Too)
Tunney says the “destroy the scoreboard” plan was actually just a “move the scoreboard” plan, and it was rejected.