Archive for April, 2013

I Just Set My Roster for Friday’s Fantasy Contest, and I Had to Give Starlin Castro the Boot

I Just Set My Roster for Friday’s Fantasy Contest, and I Had to Give Starlin Castro the Boot

In favor of Giancarlo Stanton, who is facing Scott Feldman.

by April 24, 2013 Meta
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Reds 1 – April 24, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Reds 1 – April 24, 2013

Well, the bullpen didn’t blow it. So there’s that.

by April 24, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Reds (11:35 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Reds (11:35 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

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.

by April 24, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
Dale Sveum Gets an In-Person Vote of Confidence from the Front Office and Other Bullets

Dale Sveum Gets an In-Person Vote of Confidence from the Front Office and Other Bullets

Jed Hoyer made a special trip to Cincinnati to stick up for his manager, and also to discuss the crumminess of the team.

by April 24, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Minor League Daily: Of DHs and Breakfast

Cubs Minor League Daily: Of DHs and Breakfast

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.

God’s Wrath Watch: Matt Garza Scratched from Rehab Start with “Dead Arm”

God’s Wrath Watch: Matt Garza Scratched from Rehab Start with “Dead Arm”

Jed Hoyer is hopeful that it will delay Garza’s recovery only by a few days. It is understandable if we’re nervous.

by April 24, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Reds 2 – April 23, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Reds 2 – April 23, 2013

Turn back the clocks.

by April 23, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Reds (6:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

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

The Stache looks to keep up his hot start, and the Cubs’ “righty” lineup looks to have its first success.

by April 23, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
Is Luis Valbuena Going to Force Ian Stewart to the Bench?

Is Luis Valbuena Going to Force Ian Stewart to the Bench?

Even as Valbuena continues to produce, it’s hard to see the Cubs benching Stewart.

Prodding Reminder: Sign Up for the $300 BN Fantasy Contest

Prodding Reminder: Sign Up for the $300 BN Fantasy Contest

Nudge, nudge. Win money. Nudge. Have fun. Nudge.

by April 23, 2013 Meta
I Guess We’ve Got to Talk About Dale Sveum’s Job Security Today

I Guess We’ve Got to Talk About Dale Sveum’s Job Security Today

Is it really in jeopardy? Should it be?

by April 23, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Travis Wood Might Be Pretty Good and Other Bullets

Travis Wood Might Be Pretty Good and Other Bullets

If you tinker with his numbers a bit, Wood looks really, REALLY good. But that’s probably true of a lot of folks.

by April 23, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Minor League Daily: Ripples

Cubs Minor League Daily: Ripples

Yes, that says ripples with an “R.” Also, shortstop prospect Arismendy Alcantara is approaching a breakout.