Archive for August, 2013


Albert Almora’s Season is Over

Albert Almora’s Season is Over

A bone bruise in his groin has been the problem, and Almora will sit out the final two weeks of the season.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Final Homestand

Cubs Minor League Daily: Final Homestand

The Iowa Cubs are playing at home for the last time this year.

by August 23, 2013 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects

Enhanced Box Score: Nationals 5, Cubs 4 – August 22, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Nationals 5, Cubs 4 – August 22, 2013

I almost made a huge mistake today.

by August 22, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores
You’ve Got One Day Left to Join the Free Fantasy Baseball Contest ($300 Prize Pool)

You’ve Got One Day Left to Join the Free Fantasy Baseball Contest ($300 Prize Pool)

The clock is ticking if you want in on the fun.

by August 22, 2013 Fantasy Baseball, Meta
Pre-Gamin’: Nationals v. Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Nationals v. Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Stephen Strasburg is easy to knock around, right?

by August 22, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
Shin-Soo Choo? The Cubs Might Go After Him This Offseason

Shin-Soo Choo? The Cubs Might Go After Him This Offseason

Choo would certainly address some of the Cubs’ offensive woes, but he’s going to be expensive.

by August 22, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Your Daily Moment of Javier Baez Adulation

Your Daily Moment of Javier Baez Adulation

After a 4-4 night with two homers, Baez’s numbers are insane. Wait. They already were.


The Ups and Downs and Other Bullets

The Ups and Downs and Other Bullets

Jake Arrieta had a “down” last night, but the upside is so clear that it’s worth riding it out for a little while.

by August 22, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Minor League Daily: Bopper and Nobski

Cubs Minor League Daily: Bopper and Nobski

Javier Baez had another ridiculous game at Tennessee, but another couple guys stole the show. Kind of.

by August 22, 2013 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Enhanced Box Score: Nationals 11, Cubs 6 – August 21, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Nationals 11, Cubs 6 – August 21, 2013

Social Media Night was a great success, even if the outcome of the game wasn’t.

by August 22, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Nationals v. Cubs (7:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc. (Social Media Night/Wacky Lineup Night)

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?

by August 21, 2013 Pre-Gamin'

Farewell, David DeJesus

Farewell, David DeJesus

An all-around solid player and teammate, David DeJesus was an enjoyable part of some bad teams.

by August 21, 2013 Analysis and Commentary
BN Fantasy Contest: Heavy on the Blue Jays and Orioles

BN Fantasy Contest: Heavy on the Blue Jays and Orioles

That’s my approach to winning a share of the $300 prize pool. What about you, chumpalumpagus?

by August 21, 2013 Fantasy Baseball, Meta