Archive for June, 2013

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Mariners (9:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Mariners (9:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Another good pitching match up tonight.

by June 28, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
Ryan Sweeney: Doin’ Business, Lookin’ Handsome, Accumulatin’ Value

Ryan Sweeney: Doin’ Business, Lookin’ Handsome, Accumulatin’ Value

The Cubs’ fourth outfielder extraordinaire has become a quality piece in center field, and it isn’t smoke and mirrors.

by June 28, 2013 Analysis and Commentary
Obsessive Matt Garza Trade Watch: Sources Say No Extension Coming

Obsessive Matt Garza Trade Watch: Sources Say No Extension Coming

And if an extension is not a possibility, then a trade is a virtual lock.

by June 28, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors
The Outfield Prospect Shuffle: Several Interesting Prospects Get Promotions

The Outfield Prospect Shuffle: Several Interesting Prospects Get Promotions

Andreoli, Rademacher, and Encarnacion are all moving up the ladder, and all three are interesting guys to watch.

Trade Rumors Bleed Even Into the Bullets and Other Bullets

Trade Rumors Bleed Even Into the Bullets and Other Bullets

This week, it’s been hard to avoid the trade rumors, which can’t be easy on players like Matt Garza.

Series Preview: Cubs v. Mariners, June 28, 2013 – June 30, 2013

Series Preview: Cubs v. Mariners, June 28, 2013 – June 30, 2013

The Cubs head out West, but there’s no Felix Hernandez on the slate. That doesn’t mean the Cubs won’t face a Cy Young contender.

by June 28, 2013 Series Previews
Rumor: Diamondbacks Want Jeff Samardzija (and I Want to Be Five Inches Taller)

Rumor: Diamondbacks Want Jeff Samardzija (and I Want to Be Five Inches Taller)

Were he made available, every team in baseball would probably like a crack at acquiring Samardzija.

by June 28, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Cubs Minor League Daily: The Southernmost Cubs

Cubs Minor League Daily: The Southernmost Cubs

The Cubs have a team in Venezuela this year, and some of the youngsters are tearing it up.

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Landmark Commission OKs Some of the Renovation

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Landmark Commission OKs Some of the Renovation

The controversial outfield signs will not be decided upon until July 11th, but this is another step in the right direction.

by June 27, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 7, Brewers 2 – June 27, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 7, Brewers 2 – June 27, 2013

Matt Garza had himself a game.

by June 27, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores
Lukewarm Stove: Many Scouts for Garza, Nolasco Deal Close, Gregg Interest, Bundy, Teixeira, More

Lukewarm Stove: Many Scouts for Garza, Nolasco Deal Close, Gregg Interest, Bundy, Teixeira, More

So much on the rumor mill that a mid-game update was required. And, at that game, there are plenty of scouts watching Matt Garza.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Brewers (1:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Brewers (1:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Matt Garza takes the mound today, and hopefully takes the Brewers apart.

by June 27, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
God’s Wrath Watch: Jorge Soler’s Minor Injury is a Stress Fracture and He’s Out for a While

God’s Wrath Watch: Jorge Soler’s Minor Injury is a Stress Fracture and He’s Out for a While

It will be at least four to six weeks before he can resume baseball activity at all.