Archive for April, 2013


Giancarlo Stanton and the Looming Specter of Greg Dobbs and Other Bullets

Giancarlo Stanton and the Looming Specter of Greg Dobbs and Other Bullets

Among the reasons to pitch to Giancarlo Stanton, fear of Greg Dobbs should not be high on the list.

by April 29, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Minor League Daily: April Rains

Cubs Minor League Daily: April Rains

There were a lot of rainouts this weekend, though there were also plenty of games played.


Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Marlins 6 – April 28, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Marlins 6 – April 28, 2013

As I said before, a four-game road sweep – even of the Marlins – is tough. But how it happened is very disappointing.

by April 28, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Marlins (12:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Marlins (12:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Going for the four-game sweep today with The Stache on the hill.

by April 28, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
This Week In The Minors: About That Pitching

This Week In The Minors: About That Pitching

Taking a look at the league average WHIPs across the minors, and comparing them with the top Cubs pitching performances.

Hoping for a Tough Pitching Decision and Other Bullets

Hoping for a Tough Pitching Decision and Other Bullets

Folks are already wondering what happens to the full and effective rotation when Matt Garza returns in a few weeks.


Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Marlins 2 – April 27, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Marlins 2 – April 27, 2013

Yet another close game, and yet another win over the Marlins.

by April 27, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Marlins (6:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Marlins (6:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Never stop playing the Marlins.

by April 27, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
The Front Office Doesn’t Tell Dale Sveum What to Do and Other Bullets

The Front Office Doesn’t Tell Dale Sveum What to Do and Other Bullets

All sides have a collaborative relationship, and Sveum has Epstein and Hoyer’s trust. Also injury updates on Garza, Fujikawa, Vitters and Almora.


Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Marlins 2 – April 26, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Marlins 2 – April 26, 2013

Anthony Rizzo went off. And there was much rejoicing.

by April 26, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Marlins (6:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Marlins (6:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Scott Feldman’s not going to find a better time to get his season rolling.

by April 26, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
This Is It: You’ve Got Three Hours Left to Join the Free BN Fantasy Contest to Win Cash Money, Honey

This Is It: You’ve Got Three Hours Left to Join the Free BN Fantasy Contest to Win Cash Money, Honey

The clock is winding down. It’s time to face off and win some cash.

by April 26, 2013 Meta
Around the League: Jeffrey Loria in Hot Water, Hawk Harrelson on Sabermetrics, and the Yankees’ Money Issues

Around the League: Jeffrey Loria in Hot Water, Hawk Harrelson on Sabermetrics, and the Yankees’ Money Issues

Loria is very involved, Harrelson is very antiquated, and the Yankees’ austerity plan is very over. (Well, probably, but I wanted to keep the parallelism.)

by April 26, 2013 MLB News and Rumors