Javier Baez had another ridiculous game at Tennessee, but another couple guys stole the show. Kind of.
Archive for August, 2013
Social Media Night was a great success, even if the outcome of the game wasn’t.
Pre-Gamin': Nationals v. Cubs (7:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc. (Social Media Night/Wacky Lineup Night)
Starlin Castro swings to the other end of the lineup, and Anthony Rizzo is right behind him. Why not?
An all-around solid player and teammate, David DeJesus was an enjoyable part of some bad teams.
Don’t expect a surprisingly good PTBNL, I guess.
The Pirates are having such a great year, but they could stand to see an even stronger attendance spike.
Checking in on the DSL, and one name in particular.
Not one of Chris Rusin’s better starts, and not a memorable night for the offense.
Brian Bogusevic is back, and Starlin Castro is batting 8th.
Adding up the 2013 savings suggests the Cubs banked a fair bit this year that will hopefully be put to good use in the future.
What was the trade all about? What happens next?
The Cubs’ back-up catcher is a free agent after the season, but he certainly feels like a guy the Cubs would love to bring back.
A couple of Cubs minor league affiliates aren’t just pushing for the playoffs – they’re pushing for the best records in their leagues.
Clearly, David DeJesus was holding the offense back.
How quickly the story line for this game and series changed.
The trade is something of a surprise, mostly because of the timing.
Not only are Braun and Rodriguez all over the news independently, their paths criss-cross in this absurdist theater.