Archive for May, 2013


It Sounds Like Dave Sappelt is Going to Get Demoted in Favor of Ryan Sweeney

It Sounds Like Dave Sappelt is Going to Get Demoted in Favor of Ryan Sweeney

The 28-year-old lefty had been mashing at AAA, and Sappelt hasn’t really clicked.

Enhanced Box Score: Reds 7, Cubs 4 – May 5, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Reds 7, Cubs 4 – May 5, 2013

And that’s the sweep.

by May 5, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores

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

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

Can the Reds make it a sweep’s worth of heartbreakers?

by May 5, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
This Week In The Minors: Breakouts

This Week In The Minors: Breakouts

Which youngsters are breaking out this year in the Cubs’ system?

What Else is There to Say About Carlos Marmol and Other Bullets

What Else is There to Say About Carlos Marmol and Other Bullets

If he can’t throw strikes, then that’s that. Right now, he can’t throw strikes.

Enhanced Box Score: Reds 6, Cubs 4 – May 4, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Reds 6, Cubs 4 – May 4, 2013

The bullpen blew it late and the Cubs lost a close game? No way!

by May 5, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Reds v. Cubs (12:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Reds v. Cubs (12:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

It would be nice if today offered better weather and better play.

by May 4, 2013 Pre-Gamin'

Where in the World is Juan Carlos Paniagua and Other Bullets

Where in the World is Juan Carlos Paniagua and Other Bullets

Yeah, he’s still in the Dominican Republic, still having visa problems. Ian Stewart is in Iowa, and a couple Cubs prospects are winning honors.

Enhanced Box Score: Reds 6, Cubs 5 – May 3, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Reds 6, Cubs 5 – May 3, 2013

The Cubs came just close enough to annoy us.

by May 4, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Reds v. Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

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

I’ll see you at the ballpark.

by May 3, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
Guest Post: The Most Obscure – or Just Random – Cubs Players of All-Time (Part One)

Guest Post: The Most Obscure – or Just Random – Cubs Players of All-Time (Part One)

Get ready to learn about some old-timey Cubs.

by May 3, 2013 Cubs Humor

Series Preview: Reds v. Cubs, May 3 – May 5, 2013

Series Preview: Reds v. Cubs, May 3 – May 5, 2013

The Reds come to Wrigley, and the Cubs will try to win some close games against them this time. More than one, anyway.

by May 3, 2013 Series Previews
Welington Castillo Apologized and Other Bullets

Welington Castillo Apologized and Other Bullets

The Cubs’ catcher says he feels like he lost the game yesterday for his teammates. That’s probably not true, but it was a big mental mistake.

by May 3, 2013 Chicago Cubs News