Articles by: AceRemote

Sweet Jesus, Is Milton Bradley Hurt Already?

Granted, regulars get yanked early in Spring Training for a whole host of reasons completely unrelated to health. But when the yanking takes place after one at bat, and the[Read More…]

by February 26, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Crisis Averted: Zambrano Will NOT Pitch in WBC

Finally we get word from Zambrano, himself, that he will not be pitching for Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic, despite Venezuela’s stated belief that he is. I’d love to[Read More…]

by February 25, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Official: Carlos Marmol is Out of the World Baseball Classic

No more speculation necessary, Carlos Marmol is officially out of the WBC. Allow me to be the first to say woo. And might I add hoo.

by February 23, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Will He? Won’t He? Marmol Out of the WBC (again)?

The drama surrounding whether or not Carlos Marmol will (obliterate his arm and) pitch for the Dominican Republic in the upcoming World Baseball Classic is starting to take on the[Read More…]

by February 20, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Jeff Samardzija Is the 6th Starter Right Now

Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella is tasked with picking the number five starter out of the Sean Marshall, Aaron Heilman, Chad Gaudin, and Jeff Samardzija bin by the end of[Read More…]

by February 18, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Brewers Will TAKE OVER WRIGLEY… With 100 Fans

Ever been to a Chicago Cubs game at Miller Park? Yeah, me neither. But that doesn’t mean I’m not aware of the fact that when the Cubs are in town,[Read More…]

by February 12, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Ok, So Maybe Carlos Marmol and Aramis Ramirez are Playing in the World Baseball Classic

I hope this is simply a matter of Carrie Muskat being behind the ball on her information, but in a Cubs.com article, posted today, she proclaims that Carlos Marmol and[Read More…]

by February 9, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Michael Wuertz is an Oakland Athletic

Dumping Rich Hill wasn’t enough today, as the Cubs also have sent reliever Michael Wuertz to the Oakland Athletics for a couple of old non-prospects – outfielder Richie Robnett and[Read More…]

by February 2, 2009 Chicago Cubs Transactions

Rich Hill is Officially an Oriole

So much interest, activity and excitement over a guy who may have been the worst pitcher outside of Rosemont Elementary’s Third Grade Girls Fun Pitch Softball Squad. But anyway, Rich[Read More…]

by February 2, 2009 Chicago Cubs Transactions

Paul Bako is a Chicago Cub (For Ril, Again)

Bako or “The” Bako has been the Cubs’ primary backup catcher target since Henry Blanco bolted for San Diego – actually, Bako was the target in lieu of Blanco, hence[Read More…]

by January 30, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Are the Brewers Adding to Their Rotation?

There’s a rumor floating around the ‘nets that the Milwaukee Brewers are looking to add a free agent starting pitcher to their rotation to replace Ben Sheets (whom we’ve said[Read More…]

by January 27, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

The Chicago Cubs Were Really, Really Good Last Year

We all know that the Cubs were pretty solid in the regular season last year. Oh, who are we to be modest – the Cubs ended up best in the[Read More…]

by January 26, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Dusty Baker Still Hates to Clog Up the Bases

If there is anything at all that pleases me with regards to former Chicago Cubs manager Dusty Baker, it’s the fact that he remained in the National League Central, and[Read More…]

by January 23, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

More Than You Ever Wanted to Know About a Guy Who Won’t Make the Cubs

NPB Tracker – which is actually a pretty solid blog about Japanese baseball – put together a thorough profile on Ken Kadokura, the Cubs’ turning-Japanese-turning-Japanese minor league signee. Given the[Read More…]

by January 22, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

The Chicago Cubs Aren’t Worth $1 Billion

An interesting read from Forbes suggests, based almost entirely on Mark Cuban’s previously-discussed blog post about dropping out of the Cubs bidding process (due in large part to an inability[Read More…]

by January 21, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Michael Wuertz Gets Paid

Arbitration cases are all wrapped up now that Wuertz gets a $1.1 million deal for 2009. He’s not guaranteed a spot in the pen this year, so in that regard,[Read More…]

by January 20, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Prince Fielder is a Brewer, Fat

Though rumors about Prince Fielder being dealt by the Milwaukee Brewers have been buzzing for weeks, they can largely be put to bed. So says general manager Doug Melvin, who[Read More…]

by January 20, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Obessive Peavywatch: Will they, won’t they?

A throwaway line from the Rocky Mountain News suggests that the Cubs will, not might, resume talks with the San Diego Padres about Jake Peavy when the new owner is[Read More…]

by January 16, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

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