March 2013

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Another Cubs Player Says Fewer Day Games Would Be Better and Other Bullets

Another Cubs Player Says Fewer Day Games Would Be Better and Other Bullets

Alfonso Soriano would like to see the Cubs’ number of day games (51) and night games (30) flipped.

Spring Training Miscellany: Reds 11, Cubs 1 – March 26, 2013

Spring Training Miscellany: Reds 11, Cubs 1 – March 26, 2013

Carlos Marmol did not have a good night.

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: The Rooftops Just Launched a Hail Mary

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: The Rooftops Just Launched a Hail Mary

In a press release, the rooftops say they are “exasperated by inaccurate statements by the Ricketts family.” It doesn’t sound like a deal is close.

Pre-Gamin’: Reds v. Cubs (9:05 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Reds v. Cubs (9:05 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, etc.

A rare night game at Hohokam for the Cubs.

The Seventh Cut is the Non-Cuttiest: Zach Putnam and Alberto Gonzalez Informed They Won’t Make Team

The Seventh Cut is the Non-Cuttiest: Zach Putnam and Alberto Gonzalez Informed They Won’t Make Team

So, I guess that means they’re cut. Putnam is just 25, so hopefully he’ll head to Iowa to and keep working at it.

Alfonso Soriano Felt Ostracized by Previous Cubs Management

Alfonso Soriano Felt Ostracized by Previous Cubs Management

Soriano says that, before the new regime took over, he was treated like a negative.

Lukewarm Stove: DeJesus, Wells, Young, Betancourt, Figgins, Capps

Lukewarm Stove: DeJesus, Wells, Young, Betancourt, Figgins, Capps

David DeJesus is a great fit for the Royals, but the timing might not be a good fit for the Cubs.

Gauging the Farm Depth: Shortstop and Third Base

Gauging the Farm Depth: Shortstop and Third Base

As little depth as there was at catcher, you’d have to say that shortstop and third base fall at the other end of the spectrum.