April 2013

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Pre-Gamin’: Padres v. Cubs (7:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Padres v. Cubs (7:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Back to Wrigley to host the Padres. This is a very winnable series, even if the Padres are telling themselves the same thing.

The Cubs Way: Don’t Run Hard? You’re Getting Benched (Even If You’re Jorge Soler)

The Cubs Way: Don’t Run Hard? You’re Getting Benched (Even If You’re Jorge Soler)

The Cubs are taking their organizational directives very seriously. And it’s a good thing.

Sometimes BN’ers Grow Up to Be Book Writers

Sometimes BN’ers Grow Up to Be Book Writers

One of our own did something pretty amazing over the past year.

Cubs Draft Bits: Gray and Appel Dominating, a Couple Huge College Bats, and Manaea Sliding

Cubs Draft Bits: Gray and Appel Dominating, a Couple Huge College Bats, and Manaea Sliding

Jason McLeod has called the two college righties the top arms in the Draft, but he also identified the top two bats.

Series Preview: Padres v. Cubs, April 29 – May 2, 2013

Series Preview: Padres v. Cubs, April 29 – May 2, 2013

A couple of identical twins square off in this one. Each team is probably pretty excited to see the other.

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.

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.