As I said before, a four-game road sweep – even of the Marlins – is tough. But how it happened is very disappointing.
Archive for April, 2013
Going for the four-game sweep today with The Stache on the hill.
Taking a look at the league average WHIPs across the minors, and comparing them with the top Cubs pitching performances.
Folks are already wondering what happens to the full and effective rotation when Matt Garza returns in a few weeks.
Yet another close game, and yet another win over the Marlins.
Never stop playing the Marlins.
All sides have a collaborative relationship, and Sveum has Epstein and Hoyer’s trust. Also injury updates on Garza, Fujikawa, Vitters and Almora.
Anthony Rizzo went off. And there was much rejoicing.
Scott Feldman’s not going to find a better time to get his season rolling.
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.)
And, yes, that reduces the amount of money the Cubs have available to spend on the baseball operations side. It’s kind of a bummer.
The two collegiate righties have always made sense for the Cubs. It was just a matter of them showing they are truly elite.
Marmol might be the closer again, but Dale Sveum isn’t telling him if that’s the case.
Dan Vogelbach stole a base! And it wasn’t his first of the year!