Archive for May, 2013


Enhanced Box Score: Padres 4, Cubs 2 – May 2, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Padres 4, Cubs 2 – May 2, 2013

Well that’s a loss that really sucks.

by May 2, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Padres v. Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

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

Travis Wood tries to keep his great season going, and the Cubs try to take three of four from the Padres.

by May 2, 2013 Pre-Gamin'

Lukewarm Stove: Headley, Fujikawa, Stanton, Garza, Blue Jays Selling, Price

Lukewarm Stove: Headley, Fujikawa, Stanton, Garza, Blue Jays Selling, Price

Chase Headley the Cubs’ future at third base? Sounds nice, but there are a lot of hurdles.

Twitter, Darren Rovell, and the Importance of Payroll and Revenue

Twitter, Darren Rovell, and the Importance of Payroll and Revenue

The business-of-sports reporter had some thoughts on the Cubs’ efforts to generate revenue, and I had a response.

by May 2, 2013 Analysis and Commentary, Meta
Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Timeline, Threat to Move, Mayor, Night Games, More, More, More

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Timeline, Threat to Move, Mayor, Night Games, More, More, More

So much more to discuss in light of yesterday’s submission to the Planned Development process and the non-threat to move.

by May 2, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Scott Feldman is Better Than Jeff Samardzija and Other Exaggerated Bullets

Scott Feldman is Better Than Jeff Samardzija and Other Exaggerated Bullets

Well, by one measure anyway. Feldman comes in for some high praise after his dominant start, and Matt Garza is on his way back.

by May 2, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Minor League Daily: How About That Pitching?

Cubs Minor League Daily: How About That Pitching?

The Cubs have had some really great pitching performances of late, and had a few yesterday, too.


Enhanced Box Score: Padres 2, Cubs 6 – May 1, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Padres 2, Cubs 6 – May 1, 2013

Scott Feldman just dom-in-ated.

by May 1, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Padres v. Cubs (7:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

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

Welcome back, Andrew Cashner. Well, not “welcome,” but, like, hello.

by May 1, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
Matt Garza Throws 42 Pitches in First Rehab Start for Tennessee

Matt Garza Throws 42 Pitches in First Rehab Start for Tennessee

All we’re looking for here is a healthy return, and so far so good. We’ll see how he feels tomorrow.

by May 1, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
May the Fourth Be With You: Kane County Star Wars Jerseys for the Win

May the Fourth Be With You: Kane County Star Wars Jerseys for the Win

CHEWBACCAAAAAAA!


Lukewarm Stove: Villanueva, Garza, Nelson, Yankees, Missed Targets

Lukewarm Stove: Villanueva, Garza, Nelson, Yankees, Missed Targets

What kind of return could Carlos Villanueva generate at the Trade Deadline if the Cubs shop him?

BN Podcast Episode 26: First Month in the Books … How Bad Are the Cubs?

BN Podcast Episode 26: First Month in the Books … How Bad Are the Cubs?

Is the record a fair reflection of the team, and where do they go from here?

by May 1, 2013 Podcasts
For the First Time, Tom Ricketts Acknowledges the Possibility of Cubs Leaving Wrigley Field

For the First Time, Tom Ricketts Acknowledges the Possibility of Cubs Leaving Wrigley Field

He’s never said it before, but this morning, Ricketts finally made “the threat to move.” (UPDATE: Though he wouldn’t call it that.)

by May 1, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Ian Stewart Says He’s Not Ready to Come Back and Other Bullets

Ian Stewart Says He’s Not Ready to Come Back and Other Bullets

The Cubs have to make a decision on him by the end of this week, and Stewart hopes he’ll feel ready within a few days.

by May 1, 2013 Chicago Cubs News