Archive for June, 2013


Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Brewers 4 – June 26, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Brewers 4 – June 26, 2013

Scott Feldman was a touch better than Yovani Gallardo tonight, just as the Cubs were a touch better than the Brewers.

by June 26, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores
Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Tunney Does Not Plan to Support the Cubs at Tomorrow’s Meeting

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Tunney Does Not Plan to Support the Cubs at Tomorrow’s Meeting

The Alderman remains unhappy about, among other things, the size of the outfield signs the Cubs plan to erect.

by June 26, 2013 Chicago Cubs News

Matt Garza Chatter Continues to Increase: First to Go? Many Teams Interested? What About an Extension?

Matt Garza Chatter Continues to Increase: First to Go? Many Teams Interested? What About an Extension?

The Cubs’ most valuable trade chip is generating a ton of buzz right now.

by June 26, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Brewers (7:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Brewers (7:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Scott Feldman versus Yovani Gallardo, which has implications that go beyond tonight’s game.

by June 26, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
Lukewarm Stove: The Cubs Are Talking to Every Team, Nolasco, Gallardo, Outfielders, Navarro, Marmol

Lukewarm Stove: The Cubs Are Talking to Every Team, Nolasco, Gallardo, Outfielders, Navarro, Marmol

If you had any doubt that the Cubs were going to sell hard this year, they’ve pretty much cleared that up.

Report: Chicago Cubs and Kris Bryant Far Apart in Signing Talks

Report: Chicago Cubs and Kris Bryant Far Apart in Signing Talks

Bryant is reportedly looking for an over slot bonus, while the Cubs are hoping to get him closer to $6 million.

Ian Stewart’s Quiet Release and Other Bullets

Ian Stewart’s Quiet Release and Other Bullets

That chapter of the Cubs’ story closed yesterday without much fanfare. Some interesting prospect notes, too.


Is James Russell a Trade Chip or a Keeper? Other Teams Would Like to Know

Is James Russell a Trade Chip or a Keeper? Other Teams Would Like to Know

Teams are asking the Cubs about Russell, and the Cubs are reportedly telling those teams that they aren’t too interested in moving the lefty.

by June 26, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Carlos Marmol DFA Bullets – Why Now, Trade Value, the Booing, Moving On

Carlos Marmol DFA Bullets – Why Now, Trade Value, the Booing, Moving On

Some day-after notes on the decision to finally move on.

by June 26, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Minor League Daily: Vogelbach’s Other Dimension

Cubs Minor League Daily: Vogelbach’s Other Dimension

Watch out, or Vogelheist is going to steal from you.

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Brewers 9 – June 25, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Brewers 9 – June 25, 2013

I guess releasing and DFA’ing players doesn’t automatically translate to wins. Who knew?

by June 25, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores

Rumor: Cubs Receiving “Multiple Hits” on Kevin Gregg

Rumor: Cubs Receiving “Multiple Hits” on Kevin Gregg

A robust trade market for Kevin Gregg could help the Cubs in a variety of ways.

by June 25, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Brewers (7:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc. (Castro Sitting)

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Brewers (7:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc. (Castro Sitting)

The slightly new-look Cubs head up to Milwaukee.

by June 25, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
Cubs Call Up Outfielder Brian Bogusevic

Cubs Call Up Outfielder Brian Bogusevic

The non-traditional 29-year-old minor leaguer has been destroying at AAA Iowa.

Cubs Reportedly Sign 13th Rounder Graham and 15th Rounder Wagner, Plus Bonus Info

Cubs Reportedly Sign 13th Rounder Graham and 15th Rounder Wagner, Plus Bonus Info

Wagner was ranked as high as the 58th draft prospect by MLB.com. He was also Kris Bryant’s teammate at San Diego.