Archive for July, 2013


Today is Non-Cub Reliever Trading Day: Jesse Crain to Rays for Contingent Return

Today is Non-Cub Reliever Trading Day: Jesse Crain to Rays for Contingent Return

The injured reliever will net the White Sox something good if he comes back healthy, presumably.

by July 29, 2013 MLB News and Rumors
Brett Jackson Headed to AA Tennessee

Brett Jackson Headed to AA Tennessee

After rehabbing a calf injury in Arizona, Jackson returns to action.


Rumor-Free Fun: A Free $300 One-Day Fantasy Baseball Contest

Rumor-Free Fun: A Free $300 One-Day Fantasy Baseball Contest

You’re going to be hanging out at BN this week anyway, why not have a little fun and support BN in the process?

by July 29, 2013 Fantasy Baseball, Meta
Lukewarm Stove: Schierholtz, Relievers, Utley, Bundy, Peavy More

Lukewarm Stove: Schierholtz, Relievers, Utley, Bundy, Peavy More

Two days from the Trade Deadline, the rumor mill churns. But Cubs-specific stuff remains relatively quiet.

Now the Braves Get Their Reliever, Too: Trade for Scott Downs from Angels

Now the Braves Get Their Reliever, Too: Trade for Scott Downs from Angels

The Braves had previously been connected to James Russell.

by July 29, 2013 MLB News and Rumors
You Did It: After Raising More than $12,000 for Make-A-Wish, You Locked Me in for 36 Hours of Blogging

You Did It: After Raising More than $12,000 for Make-A-Wish, You Locked Me in for 36 Hours of Blogging

It all kicks off at 5am CT tomorrow morning, and then lasts, and lasts, and lasts …

by July 29, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors, Meta

Those Biogenesis Suspensions Could Come Down This Week – For Realsies This Time

Those Biogenesis Suspensions Could Come Down This Week – For Realsies This Time

I’d think teams would want those suspensions announced before Wednesday’s Trade Deadline.

by July 29, 2013 MLB News and Rumors
The Tigers Have Probably Made Their Bullpen Move, Reportedly Acquiring Jose Veras from Astros

The Tigers Have Probably Made Their Bullpen Move, Reportedly Acquiring Jose Veras from Astros

There are some Kevin Gregg-related implications here.

by July 29, 2013 MLB News and Rumors
Series Preview: Brewers v. Cubs, July 29, 2013 – July 31, 2013

Series Preview: Brewers v. Cubs, July 29, 2013 – July 31, 2013

Your final series of July.

by July 29, 2013 Series Previews

Getting to Know C.J. Edwards and Other Bullets

Getting to Know C.J. Edwards and Other Bullets

Seven straight strikeouts in his Cubs debut? Yeah, that’ll get your attention.

Cubs Minor League Daily: The Un-Scored-Upon

Cubs Minor League Daily: The Un-Scored-Upon

One minor league Cub hasn’t given up a run all year, and it might not be who you think. C.J. Edwards was awesome, Javier Baez goes deep, and more.

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Giants 1 – July 28, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Giants 1 – July 28, 2013

That’s a sweep, boys. Good for them.

by July 28, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Giants (3:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Giants (3:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Big Time Timmy Jim trying to hold off the sweep.

by July 28, 2013 Pre-Gamin'