Archive for May, 2013

Cubs Draft Notes: The Cubs Have a Final Four, But Probably Haven’t Made a Decision Yet

Cubs Draft Notes: The Cubs Have a Final Four, But Probably Haven’t Made a Decision Yet

Appel, Gray, Bryant, Moran. Those are the four college players the Cubs are likely choosing from among. Maybe even as we speak.

A Handful of Cubs Injury Updates: Almora, Fujikawa, Clevenger, McNeil

A Handful of Cubs Injury Updates: Almora, Fujikawa, Clevenger, McNeil

The news is good on Almora, at least.


The Cubs Won’t Extend the Dusty-Garza-Cueto War of Words and Other Bullets

The Cubs Won’t Extend the Dusty-Garza-Cueto War of Words and Other Bullets

Much to our chagrin, the battle appears to be over. Until they play again, maybe.

by May 28, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Minor League Daily: Welcome to Venezuela

Cubs Minor League Daily: Welcome to Venezuela

The Cubs have a team in Venezuela this year. Did you know that?

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 7, White Sox 0 – May 27, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 7, White Sox 0 – May 27, 2013

Jeff Samardzija was just about as good as it gets tonight. And the Cubs’ bats gave him plenty of support.

by May 27, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. White Sox (6:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

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

Cubs/Sox is here! You may have to work a little extra hard to get excited this year, which is a bummer.

by May 27, 2013 Pre-Gamin'

Albert Almora Leaves Game with Possible Leg/Knee Injury (UPDATE: Back in Dugout)

Albert Almora Leaves Game with Possible Leg/Knee Injury (UPDATE: Back in Dugout)

He appeared to tweak it in the outfield, and left the game soon thereafter.

Cubs Claim Alex Burnett Off of Waivers, Expected to Place Kyuji Fujikawa on DL Today

Cubs Claim Alex Burnett Off of Waivers, Expected to Place Kyuji Fujikawa on DL Today

The 25-year-old reliever is a fringy type, of which the Cubs already have many. But they must like him.

Myles: Why I Hate the “Crosstown Classic”

Myles: Why I Hate the “Crosstown Classic”

What is the fight between the Cubs and Sox really about? Are there “classy” fans and “unclassy” fans?

Fight! Fight! Fight! Dusty Baker Says Johnny Cueto and Matt Garza Should Just Fight

Fight! Fight! Fight! Dusty Baker Says Johnny Cueto and Matt Garza Should Just Fight

Baker wants Garza to say whatever he’s got to say to Cueto’s face. I imagine Garza would gladly oblige.


Series Preview: White Sox v. Cubs, May 27 – May 30, 2013

Series Preview: White Sox v. Cubs, May 27 – May 30, 2013

The Crosstown Classic has arrived … and the buzz seems fairly subdued.

by May 27, 2013 Series Previews
Kyuji Fujikawa is Likely Out with Another Forearm Strain, Cubs Have Interesting Replacement Options

Kyuji Fujikawa is Likely Out with Another Forearm Strain, Cubs Have Interesting Replacement Options

If Fujikawa is out for a while, there are at least four interesting AAA relievers who could get a shot with the big team. I know which one I’d like to see.

by May 27, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Why Everyone Loves Matt Garza and Other Bullets

Why Everyone Loves Matt Garza and Other Bullets

Garza sticks up for a teammate and offers some great quotes in the process.

by May 27, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Minor League Daily: Memorium

Cubs Minor League Daily: Memorium

It’s Memorial Day, which means something. Also: recapping this weekend’s Cubs minor league action.

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Reds 4 – May 26, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Reds 4 – May 26, 2013

A four-run comeback on the road? Whoa. Who are these guys?

by May 26, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores