It’s hard to tell at this point, but the Zoning Committee meets tomorrow, and City Council meets on Wednesday.
Month: July 2013
Recovering from a shoulder strain, DeJesus has started playing games in Arizona.
The weekend in minor league action for the Cubs (including Kris Bryant’s debut), and a mascot competition.
Edwin Jackson was solid, so there’s that.
He’s agreed to a $2.8 million deal, but it’ll still be a little while before it’s officially official. Let’s discuss why.
With the Rangers no longer the clear favorite to land Garza any time soon, the odds of Garza making his Monday start for the Cubs have increased greatly.
Series win at Coors at stake today.
This week in the Cubs’ minor leagues, and tips on cutting through the prospect fog associated with trade season.
For his career, Villanueva says he’s always had trouble against the Rockies, and that was certainly the case last night.
Carlos Villanueva got knocked around.
The Cubs and Rangers might still get a deal done, but they also might be exploring other options. (UPDATE: No significant new progress made today with Rangers.)
Junior Lake is back in center field again tonight.
We have to remind ourselves: it was just one game. Also: Henry Rodriguez outrighted to Iowa, Alberto Cabrera promoted to Iowa.
Junior Lake. Junior Lake. Junior Lake. Junior Lake. Junior Lake. Junior Lake.
Obsessive Matt Garza Trade Watch: Ah, the Obligatory “Snag” (UPDATES: Deal Probably Won’t Happen Tonight)
The Cubs and Rangers’ deal for Garza is back to being up in the air. That was always expected, though, right? (UPDATE: So what was the snag?)
Junior Lake is starting in center field tonight. I guess it already says that in the title.
The Cubs told Garza’s agent as much, according to Bruce Levine. (UPDATE: One suggested Rangers package looks pretty good.)
Bryant wins the 2013 Golden Spikes Award.
If they close with “Off He Goes” just as a Matt Garza trade is announced, well … kismet.
Everything you need to know about how the Cubs performed in the first half. Or nothing you need to know. Whichever.
Nothing final just yet, and other teams could still be involved.
Baseball is back! Those were a long couple days.
Additional thoughts on why Junior Lake got the call-up rather than someone else. Plus yesterday’s minor league action.
The Cubs are reportedly putting out the word to teams that they want best and final offers on Garza. (UPDATES: Offers rolling in, Rangers remain favorites.)
We’ll see what led to the change of heart, but, for now, it looks like Alderman Tunney is on board with the comprehensive plan.
The 23-year-old Lake has played in just 40 games at AAA, but he’s needed at this point.