Archive for September, 2013


2013 Cubs Instructional League Roster Features New International Signees

2013 Cubs Instructional League Roster Features New International Signees

A couple of whom might skip straight to rookie ball by next year.

by September 19, 2013 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: No Ice Rink This Year Means Renovation Starts, Right? Eh …

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: No Ice Rink This Year Means Renovation Starts, Right? Eh …

No, not exactly. There’s still hope for the renovation this year, but the ice rink was an early decision.

by September 19, 2013 Chicago Cubs News

Dale Sveum Understands the Evaluation Process and Other Bullets

Dale Sveum Understands the Evaluation Process and Other Bullets

Although the front office won’t yet guarantee his return in 2014, Sveum knows evaluation is just part of the process.

by September 19, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Brewers 7 – September 18, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Brewers 7 – September 18, 2013

The game ended early.

by September 18, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Brewers (7:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Brewers (7:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Still trying to win one in this series.

by September 18, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
Theo Epstein Speaks: Free Agent Binging, On-Base Needing, Players Regressing, Baez Baezing

Theo Epstein Speaks: Free Agent Binging, On-Base Needing, Players Regressing, Baez Baezing

The Cubs’ President of Baseball Operations reiterates the smaller ticket approach, and addresses other topics.

Sahadev Sharma with a Chicago Cubs Prospect Blowout

Sahadev Sharma with a Chicago Cubs Prospect Blowout

A look at ten of the Cubs’ top prospects in 2013.

by September 18, 2013 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects

You Get a Fight, and You Get a Fight, and You Get Other Bullets

You Get a Fight, and You Get a Fight, and You Get Other Bullets

Another (non)fight in the Cubs’ dugout last night, making that two in two days.

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Brewers 4 – September 17, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Brewers 4 – September 17, 2013

Jeff Samardzija was mostly good, but it mostly didn’t matter.

by September 18, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Brewers (7:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Brewers (7:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Jeff Samardzija needs a good start. Just does.

by September 17, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
If Defensive WAR or Defensive Runs Saved Are Your Thing, the Cubs Are Golden

If Defensive WAR or Defensive Runs Saved Are Your Thing, the Cubs Are Golden

Advanced defensive metrics aren’t flawless, but right now, they’re loving three Cubs.

by September 17, 2013 Analysis and Commentary

Dale Sveum and Edwin Jackson Argue, We Shrug, and Other Bullets

Dale Sveum and Edwin Jackson Argue, We Shrug, and Other Bullets

The dispute didn’t really have the same cachet as dugout battles of yore.

by September 17, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Brewers 6 – September 16, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Brewers 6 – September 16, 2013

The Cubs lose comfortably.

by September 17, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Brewers (7:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Brewers (7:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

The battle for the bottom of the NL Central is resumed. Or is it exhumed? Ba-dum-ching.

by September 16, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
Lukewarm Stove: Joe Girardi, Free Agency, and the Chicago Cubs

Lukewarm Stove: Joe Girardi, Free Agency, and the Chicago Cubs

Does Girardi’s impending free agency mean anything to the Cubs? Should it?

by September 16, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors