Archive for March, 2013


The Sixth Cut is the Most Obvious: Rafael Dolis Optioned to Iowa

The Sixth Cut is the Most Obvious: Rafael Dolis Optioned to Iowa

The righty wasn’t expected to make the pen, since he could be freely optioned.

God’s Wrath Watch: Right Elbow Strain for Scott Baker, Shut Down for a Month

God’s Wrath Watch: Right Elbow Strain for Scott Baker, Shut Down for a Month

He could miss as much as the first half of the season.

by March 24, 2013 Chicago Cubs News

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Indians (3:05 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Indians (3:05 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, etc.

Today’s game is on MLB.tv and WGN Radio, though you can catch a replay on MLBN tomorrow morning.

by March 24, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
Happy Birthday to Grizzled Vet Starlin Castro and Other Bullets

Happy Birthday to Grizzled Vet Starlin Castro and Other Bullets

One of the Cubs’ most tenured players turns 23 today. Scott Baker gets evaluated, Casey Coleman gets bummed, and David Haugh gets argumentative.

by March 24, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Spring Training Miscellany: Angels 6, Cubs 7 – March 23, 2013

Spring Training Miscellany: Angels 6, Cubs 7 – March 23, 2013

The Cubs came back today, and have climbed back to .500 on the Spring.

by March 23, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Pre-Gamin’: Angels v. Cubs (3:05 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Angels v. Cubs (3:05 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, etc.

Double WGN for your pleasure: television and radio today.

by March 23, 2013 Pre-Gamin'

Lukewarm Stove: Jon Garland Expected to Be a Free Agent – Conceivable Cubs Fit?

Lukewarm Stove: Jon Garland Expected to Be a Free Agent – Conceivable Cubs Fit?

The 33-year-old starter is set to now be a free agent, and looks like he might actually be able to contribute this year, but would either side see a fit?

Let’s Talk About Jeff Samardzija’s Ex-Girlfriend for Some Reason and Other Bullets

Let’s Talk About Jeff Samardzija’s Ex-Girlfriend for Some Reason and Other Bullets

It must be the end of Spring Training, because the narrative is getting crazy.

by March 23, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 4, Brewers 1 – March 22, 2013

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 4, Brewers 1 – March 22, 2013

Carlos Villanueva takes down Yovani Gallardo. That’s swell.

by March 22, 2013 Chicago Cubs News

Around the League: Do Not Deal in Juice or MLB Will Sue You

Around the League: Do Not Deal in Juice or MLB Will Sue You

MLB is suing the clinic in Miami tied to PED allegations involving, among others, Ryan Braun. The goal, presumably, is to get at the documents MLB needs.

by March 22, 2013 MLB News and Rumors
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Brewers (3:05 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Brewers (3:05 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, etc.

It’s a regular season lineup for the Cubs today, and the game is on WGN-TV.

by March 22, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
Guest Post: The Top Chicago Cubs Surprises and Scandals (Part Tres)

Guest Post: The Top Chicago Cubs Surprises and Scandals (Part Tres)

The top surprises and scandals are all about one man: Sammy Sosa.

by March 22, 2013 Analysis and Commentary, Cubs Humor
The Fifth Cut is the Deepest: 11 Players Out, Including Bogusevic, Coleman, McDonald, and Rusin

The Fifth Cut is the Deepest: 11 Players Out, Including Bogusevic, Coleman, McDonald, and Rusin

No huge surprises today, though the bullpen competition is down to just four guys, and the bench is mostly set.