Archive for May, 2013


Edwin Jackson Sometimes Lacks “Conviction” and Other Bullets

Edwin Jackson Sometimes Lacks “Conviction” and Other Bullets

That’s Dale Sveum’s explanation for Edwin Jackson’s periodic struggles. I’m not quite sure what he means.

by May 24, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Minor League Daily: Bigger Than Baseball

Cubs Minor League Daily: Bigger Than Baseball

The Iowa Cubs and Tennessee Smokies are trying to help out their brethren from Oklahoma. Also yesterday’s scores and highlights.


You Have Just One Day Left to Join Tomorrow’s $300 BN Fantasy Contest

You Have Just One Day Left to Join Tomorrow’s $300 BN Fantasy Contest

Fun awaits you, my friends.

by May 23, 2013 Meta
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Pirates 4 – May 23, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Pirates 4 – May 23, 2013

That’s a bad sweep, folks.

by May 23, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Pirates (11:35 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

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

Early baseball! Edwin Jackson! Avoid the sweep! Loud noises!

by May 23, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
Lukewarm Stove: International Prospect, Garza Value, Difficulty in Selling in May

Lukewarm Stove: International Prospect, Garza Value, Difficulty in Selling in May

Why it’s a lot tougher to sell guys for value now than you might think, even if they offer their new team more starts in 2013.

Cubs Brass Visits Oklahoma Pitcher Jonathan Gray

Cubs Brass Visits Oklahoma Pitcher Jonathan Gray

Epstein, Hoyer, McLeod, Madison all in attendance. Due diligence is reaching its final stages.


The Reason the Cubs DFA’d Michael Bowden and Other Bullets

The Reason the Cubs DFA’d Michael Bowden and Other Bullets

It turns out the Cubs might not have done it if they’d known the extent of Shawn Camp’s injury.

by May 23, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Minor League Daily: About Round Two

Cubs Minor League Daily: About Round Two

Each of The Big Three were in action yesterday, finally, and each had a notable performance. Also: looking ahead to the second round of the Draft.

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Pirates 1 – May 22, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Pirates 1 – May 22, 2013

Doesn’t matter if you hold them to one. Can’t win if you don’t score.

by May 22, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Pirates (6:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Pirates (6:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Jeff Samardzija has feasted on the Pirates of late. Here’s hoping that continues.

by May 22, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
Around the League: The Swift Fall of Albert Pujols, Barry Bonds on Miguel Cabrera, Instant Replay

Around the League: The Swift Fall of Albert Pujols, Barry Bonds on Miguel Cabrera, Instant Replay

Also pitch count debates, Mariano Rivera’s ridiculousness, increased shifting in baseball, and so much more.

by May 22, 2013 Chicago Cubs News

Try to Contain Your Frustration: Shawn Camp to the DL with an Injured Toe

Try to Contain Your Frustration: Shawn Camp to the DL with an Injured Toe

This, despite the fact that the Cubs knew about the injury this weekend.

by May 22, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
The Lineup That is Going to Crush You on Friday

The Lineup That is Going to Crush You on Friday

The $300 BN Fantasy Contest is coming in a couple days, and I’m ready to roll.

by May 22, 2013 Meta
Matt Garza Impressed at Least One Scout Last Night, But There’s Still a Trading Hang-Up

Matt Garza Impressed at Least One Scout Last Night, But There’s Still a Trading Hang-Up

Even if Garza is healthy and effective, we can’t ignore the fact that, in a trade, he’s a pure rental.

by May 22, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors