Archive for April, 2014

Myles: It’s Sammy vs. Everyone

Myles: It’s Sammy vs. Everyone

Thoughts on why Sammy Sosa wasn’t invited to celebrate at Wrigley last week, and why it was the right decision.

by April 28, 2014 Analysis and Commentary
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Brewers 0 – April 27, 2014

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Brewers 0 – April 27, 2014

Baseball, man. Anything can happen. Usually does.

by April 27, 2014 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Brewers (1:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Brewers (1:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

The Cubs will try to avoid the sweep. You gotta set goals, ya know?

by April 27, 2014 Pre-Gamin'
This Week In The Minors: Some Excellent Starts

This Week In The Minors: Some Excellent Starts

The Cubs’ farm teams have started off reasonably well this year, and there are some surprising hot starts out there.

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