Archive for April, 2014


Jose Veras Heads to the Disabled List and Other Bullets

Jose Veras Heads to the Disabled List and Other Bullets

He’ll rest his left oblique, and maybe also clear his head a little bit.

by April 27, 2014 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Brewers 5 – April 26, 2014

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Brewers 5 – April 26, 2014

Three runs, but the offense performance was actually much worse than you may have thought.

by April 27, 2014 Enhanced Box Scores

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Brewers (6:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Brewers (6:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Bring your bat, Travis Wood.

by April 26, 2014 Pre-Gamin'
All-Star Balloting is Already Open

All-Star Balloting is Already Open

The Cubs may not have a boatload of superstars, but they arguably do have some All-Star-caliber performances so far.

by April 26, 2014 Chicago Cubs News
Clarifying Darwin Barney’s Role and Other Bullets

Clarifying Darwin Barney’s Role and Other Bullets

With Luis Valbuena drawing more starts at second, is Barney a clear bench piece/defensive substitute now?

by April 26, 2014 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Brewers 5 – April 25, 2014

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Brewers 5 – April 25, 2014

Matt Garza gets his revenge! Well, I guess he wasn’t looking for revenge. He just, like, pitched well.

by April 26, 2014 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 Cubs versus Matt Garza. We might see some bunts.

by April 25, 2014 Pre-Gamin'

Unclench: MRI on C.J. Edwards’ Shoulder Reveals No Structural Damage

Unclench: MRI on C.J. Edwards’ Shoulder Reveals No Structural Damage

No structural damage. He’ll take a couple weeks off before starting a throwing program.

Well, I Had a Nice Time at the 100th Anniversary Game (Mostly)

Well, I Had a Nice Time at the 100th Anniversary Game (Mostly)

If I can divorce myself from the game outcome, the day was a pretty well-done thing.

by April 25, 2014 Analysis and Commentary
This is it: Only a Few Hours Left to Play in the $100,000 Fantasy Contest

This is it: Only a Few Hours Left to Play in the $100,000 Fantasy Contest

You were just trying to slow-play things and not tip your hand early. But now’s the time to get in.

by April 25, 2014 Fantasy Baseball
Sammy Sosa is Upset That He Wasn’t Invited to the 100th Anniversary, May Reach Out

Sammy Sosa is Upset That He Wasn’t Invited to the 100th Anniversary, May Reach Out

Maybe this will be the start of a real resolution.

by April 25, 2014 Chicago Cubs News
Series Preview: Cubs v. Brewers, April 25 – April 27, 2014

Series Preview: Cubs v. Brewers, April 25 – April 27, 2014

From facing the worst team in baseball at home to facing the best on the road.

by April 25, 2014 Series Previews

Are the Cubs the “Dumbest” Organization in Sports? And Other Bullets

Are the Cubs the “Dumbest” Organization in Sports? And Other Bullets

One ranking says they’re the dumbest in all of sports. And how about that eight-man bullpen?

by April 25, 2014 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Minor League Daily: Still Slugging

Cubs Minor League Daily: Still Slugging

Dan Vogelbach finally had a huge game, and Kris Bryant continues to dominate at AA.

Early Morning Discomfort: C.J. Edwards Going for an MRI on His Shoulder Today

Early Morning Discomfort: C.J. Edwards Going for an MRI on His Shoulder Today

Edwards met with the Cubs’ team doctor yesterday about the shoulder issue that popped up this week.