Archive for May, 2013


Enhanced Box Score: Diamondbacks 2, Cubs 7 – May 31, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Diamondbacks 2, Cubs 7 – May 31, 2013

That’s a five-game winning streak, boys and girls.

by May 31, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores
It’s Official: No International Draft for 2014, and Increased Spending Penalties

It’s Official: No International Draft for 2014, and Increased Spending Penalties

No international draft next year, and now your team is penalized even further if you exceed your bonus pool.

by May 31, 2013 MLB News and Rumors

Pre-Gamin’: Diamondbacks v. Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Diamondbacks v. Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Believe it or not, the Cubs are going for a fifth straight win.

by May 31, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
Cubs Draft Notes: Mock Drafts Favor Appel, Astros’ Plan, Appel’s Cost, More

Cubs Draft Notes: Mock Drafts Favor Appel, Astros’ Plan, Appel’s Cost, More

Everybody seems to see the Cubs going for Mark Appel in the Draft. Is he a threat to not sign? And how much will he want?

BN Podcast Episode 29: Castro’s Woes, Beating the White Sox, and Jumping the Shark

BN Podcast Episode 29: Castro’s Woes, Beating the White Sox, and Jumping the Shark

Also: how much is Kevin Gregg worth in trade, really?

by May 31, 2013 Podcasts
Series Preview: Diamondbacks v. Cubs, May 31 – June 2, 2013

Series Preview: Diamondbacks v. Cubs, May 31 – June 2, 2013

Welcome back, Bob Brenly. May the next three days be miserable to announce.

by May 31, 2013 Series Previews

Travis Wood is the New Carlos Zambrano and Other Bullets

Travis Wood is the New Carlos Zambrano and Other Bullets

No, not the craziness. The bat, man. The bat.

by May 31, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Minor League Daily: Expectedly Unexpected

Cubs Minor League Daily: Expectedly Unexpected

A little draft talk, a little prospect talk, and an interesting game for Javier Baez.

Enhanced Box Score: White Sox 3, Cubs 8 – May 30, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: White Sox 3, Cubs 8 – May 30, 2013

No matter what happens with the makeup game, the Cubs just won the Crosstown Classic. Face.

by May 30, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores

Pre-Gamin’: White Sox v. Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: White Sox v. Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

The wind is blowing, and the Cubs have a chance to win the Crosstown Classic today.

by May 30, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
Dioner NavarrOMG: Some Numbers from His Big Day

Dioner NavarrOMG: Some Numbers from His Big Day

Just how ridiculous was his day? Let’s find out.

Bullpen Flip-Flopping Continues: Alex Burnett Down, Zach Putnam Up

Bullpen Flip-Flopping Continues: Alex Burnett Down, Zach Putnam Up

The 25-year-old righties trade places, and the Cubs will now get a look at Putnam.

The Chicago Cubs Now Have a Positive Run Differential … and Are Nine Games Under .500

The Chicago Cubs Now Have a Positive Run Differential … and Are Nine Games Under .500

This should probably be a winning team, but is it enough?

by May 30, 2013 Analysis and Commentary