Archive for August, 2013


Cubs Minor League Daily: Daytona Wins!

Cubs Minor League Daily: Daytona Wins!

The Cubs’ organization has another playoff team.

by August 29, 2013 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Dodgers 4 – August 28, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Dodgers 4 – August 28, 2013

Never had a chance today.

by August 28, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Dodgers (2:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Dodgers (2:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

The Cubs took down the mighty Clayton Kershaw last night, so today should be cake.

by August 28, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
Lukewarm Stove: Waiver Trades, Ellsbury, Choo, Tanaka, Cano, Saltalamacchia, Navarro, More

Lukewarm Stove: Waiver Trades, Ellsbury, Choo, Tanaka, Cano, Saltalamacchia, Navarro, More

A big rundown of the latest rumors as we approach the end of August.

A Free Fantasy Contest with a $1000 Prize Pool? Yup, That Sounds Swell (Plus a Bonus)

A Free Fantasy Contest with a $1000 Prize Pool? Yup, That Sounds Swell (Plus a Bonus)

If you haven’t played before, now’s the time to sign up.

by August 28, 2013 Meta
Myles: Here’s What A Steroid Apology Letter Looks Like

Myles: Here’s What A Steroid Apology Letter Looks Like

If you’re going to apologize, do it right. Do it like a person.

by August 28, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
The AFL Could Give Us a Look at Possible Position Switches and Other Bullets

The AFL Could Give Us a Look at Possible Position Switches and Other Bullets

Javier Baez and Kris Bryant, for example, could see time at positions other than their currently regular spots.


Cubs Minor League Daily: Callis On The Move

Cubs Minor League Daily: Callis On The Move

BA’s Jim Callis is now MLB.com’s Jim Callis.

by August 28, 2013 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Dodgers 2 – August 27, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Dodgers 2 – August 27, 2013

No, that is not a typo. The Cubs actually beat Clayton Kershaw.

by August 28, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Dodgers (9:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

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

Clayton Kershaw is so very good.

by August 27, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
Boom: Arizona Fall League Will Feature ALL of the Big Four (Baez, Almora, Soler, Bryant)

Boom: Arizona Fall League Will Feature ALL of the Big Four (Baez, Almora, Soler, Bryant)

Can’t. Stifle. Irrational. Prospect. Excitement.


The Chicken and the Egg of Big-Time Regional Sports Dollars

The Chicken and the Egg of Big-Time Regional Sports Dollars

You need the big money TV deal to help build and sustain a large payroll, but you may need a competitive team to land the big money TV deal in the first place.

Anthony Rizzo, Batting Order, Productive Outs and the Value of the Two-Hole

Anthony Rizzo, Batting Order, Productive Outs and the Value of the Two-Hole

Anthony Rizzo didn’t like his stay in the two-hole for the Cubs, but there were a number of good reasons to have him there.

by August 27, 2013 Analysis and Commentary
Jeff Samardzija Was Awesome Last Week and Other Bullets

Jeff Samardzija Was Awesome Last Week and Other Bullets

So awesome, in fact, that he was named NL Player of the Week. Also, love for C.J. Edwards.

by August 27, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Minor League Daily: Smokies Win!

Cubs Minor League Daily: Smokies Win!

The Cubs’ AA affiliate is playoff-bound, thanks in part to yet another Javier Baez homer.

by August 27, 2013 Chicago Cubs News