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.
Month: April 2013
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!
Take that, Marlins!
If you want to know what tanking looks like, here’s the lineup that shows you. And, no, I’m not talking about the Cubs.
Would the Cubs take on a troubled reliever on the cheap? And what’s the plan for shopping Darwin Barney this season, if there is one?
The Southport Neighbors Association opposes almost every core aspect of the funding component of the Wrigley deal.
Get on it, friends. Time is ticking.
Epstein’s comments are difficult to square with previous things we’ve been told, even if they might be completely legitimate.
There can be only one …
Garza’s dead arm is not serious … is it? Jeff Samardzija’s cut finger is not serious … that one seems pretty certain.
Most of the Cubs’ farm system was traveling yesterday, so there’s only one game to discuss.
In favor of Giancarlo Stanton, who is facing Scott Feldman.
Well, the bullpen didn’t blow it. So there’s that.
The rains have arrived. They are probably going to be gone in time to play baseball today, but it’s likely going to be a delay.
Jed Hoyer made a special trip to Cincinnati to stick up for his manager, and also to discuss the crumminess of the team.
Even in the minors, the signs point toward a DH in the NL. Kyle Hendricks finally had a great start, which should remind you of who Hendricks is.
Jed Hoyer is hopeful that it will delay Garza’s recovery only by a few days. It is understandable if we’re nervous.
Turn back the clocks.
The Stache looks to keep up his hot start, and the Cubs’ “righty” lineup looks to have its first success.
Even as Valbuena continues to produce, it’s hard to see the Cubs benching Stewart.
Nudge, nudge. Win money. Nudge. Have fun. Nudge.
Is it really in jeopardy? Should it be?
If you tinker with his numbers a bit, Wood looks really, REALLY good. But that’s probably true of a lot of folks.
Yes, that says ripples with an “R.” Also, shortstop prospect Arismendy Alcantara is approaching a breakout.