Archive for February, 2014


Intrasquad Notes: Power, Pitching Prospects, Vizcaino, Big Four, More

Intrasquad Notes: Power, Pitching Prospects, Vizcaino, Big Four, More

Some good performances, some bad performances. Mostly short performances.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Cubs (2:00 CT) – Intrasquad Game, Lineups, Pitchers, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Cubs (2:00 CT) – Intrasquad Game, Lineups, Pitchers, etc.

Baseball! Technically baseball!

by February 26, 2014 Pre-Gamin'

A Year in Chicago Cubs TOOTBLANs

A Year in Chicago Cubs TOOTBLANs

What did the 2013 season look like for the Cubs on the basepaths?

by February 26, 2014 Analysis and Commentary
Chicago Cubs Get Naming Rights Sponsor for Spring Complex: Under Armour

Chicago Cubs Get Naming Rights Sponsor for Spring Complex: Under Armour

Under Armour has been a partner for a while, and will be the name sponsor of the complex in Mesa, but not Cubs Park.

by February 26, 2014 Chicago Cubs News
Wondering What’s Going to Happen With the Diamondbacks and Randall Delgado

Wondering What’s Going to Happen With the Diamondbacks and Randall Delgado

With a full rotation and a full bullpen, what will the D-Backs do with the talented young righty who is out of options?

BN Podcast Episode 47: Spring Returns, Bringing Along With It a Podcast

BN Podcast Episode 47: Spring Returns, Bringing Along With It a Podcast

Baseball of sorts is back, so it makes sense to, you know, discuss baseball again.

by February 26, 2014 Podcasts
Humorous Interactions and Being on Twitter

Humorous Interactions and Being on Twitter

A little random Twitter fun for the day.

by February 26, 2014 Cubs Humor

Intriguing Relief Arms Aplenty Throwing Today and Other Bullets

Intriguing Relief Arms Aplenty Throwing Today and Other Bullets

Arodys Vizcaino and Armando Rivero are among the relievers scheduled to throw in today’s intrasquad game.

2014 Chicago Cubs Promotional Schedule – Get Yer Bobbleheads and Yer Toys

2014 Chicago Cubs Promotional Schedule – Get Yer Bobbleheads and Yer Toys

Cubs Viewmaster and Etch-A-Sketch? Want.

by February 26, 2014 Chicago Cubs News
Hey, Even ZiPS Says the Cubs Can Make the Playoffs – 2.4% Chance

Hey, Even ZiPS Says the Cubs Can Make the Playoffs – 2.4% Chance

Keep the dream alive! … or something. It’s just a projection, right?

by February 25, 2014 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Holy Picture of Dan Vogelbach, Batman!

Holy Picture of Dan Vogelbach, Batman!

Reports that he’s dropped some weight appear to be very, very accurate.

by February 25, 2014 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Chicago Cubs 2014 Single Game Tickets Go On Sale March 7

Chicago Cubs 2014 Single Game Tickets Go On Sale March 7

There will be a pre-sale on March 4 for those who are willing to pay a little extra.

by February 25, 2014 Chicago Cubs News

Spring Training Miscellany: Intrasquad, Spring Rotation, Opener, Ballpark

Spring Training Miscellany: Intrasquad, Spring Rotation, Opener, Ballpark

The Spring rotation will start out Samardzija, Rusin, Wood, Jackson, Hammel.

by February 25, 2014 Chicago Cubs News
Will Jeff Samardzija Be a Cub on Opening Day?

Will Jeff Samardzija Be a Cub on Opening Day?

Major trades in Spring Training are rare, but this offseason has been unusual.

by February 25, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Cubs Prospects Getting Defensive Love: Javier Baez and Christian Villanueva

Cubs Prospects Getting Defensive Love: Javier Baez and Christian Villanueva

Villanueva, in particular, gets serious praise. He may be the top defensive third baseman in the minors.

by February 25, 2014 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects