Articles by: Brett Taylor


BN Podcast Episode 25: Renovate Your Gut, Roll Around in Dollars

BN Podcast Episode 25: Renovate Your Gut, Roll Around in Dollars

The Wrigley renovation deal is done, the Cubs’ bullpen is in shambles, and Sahadev covers covering the beat.

by April 17, 2013 Podcasts
Matt Garza’s Rehab Stint Starts on Friday at Kane County

Matt Garza’s Rehab Stint Starts on Friday at Kane County

He’ll pitch a couple innings, and this schedule could have him back to the Cubs in mid-May.


Punched in the Neck and Other Bullets

Punched in the Neck and Other Bullets

That’s how Darwin Barney described Craig Gentry’s diving catch last night to end the game.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Filling In and Filling Out the Box Score

Cubs Minor League Daily: Filling In and Filling Out the Box Score

Daytona gave up 27 hits yesterday. Yo.

Enhanced Box Score: Rangers 4, Cubs 2 – April 16, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Rangers 4, Cubs 2 – April 16, 2013

The Cubs were within inches, once again, of coming back.

by April 16, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Rangers v. Cubs (7:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Rangers v. Cubs (7:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Lefty versus lefty tonight, though I’ll take the Rangers’ version of the mostly-righty lineup over the Cubs’ version.

by April 16, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
Roster Madness: Lillibridge and Takahashi DFA’d, Kevin Gregg Called up, Cody Ransom Claimed

Roster Madness: Lillibridge and Takahashi DFA’d, Kevin Gregg Called up, Cody Ransom Claimed

A flurry of roster moves today, as the Cubs import some new faces and boot some short-lived ones.


Lukewarm Stove: Teams Remain Interested in Matt Garza – What Are the Next Few Months Going to Look Like?

Lukewarm Stove: Teams Remain Interested in Matt Garza – What Are the Next Few Months Going to Look Like?

We know that, if healthy, Garza is returning to the Cubs in a few weeks. But … then what?

by April 16, 2013 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lance Berkman Hates Wrigley Field, and the Feeling is …

Lance Berkman Hates Wrigley Field, and the Feeling is …

Get ready to like Lance Berkman even more than you already do.

by April 16, 2013 MLB News and Rumors
Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Reactions from a Variety of Quarters, Including Rooftops and Tunney

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Reactions from a Variety of Quarters, Including Rooftops and Tunney

For the most part, everyone’s positive after yesterday’s Wrigley renovation deal.

by April 16, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Series Preview: Rangers v. Cubs, April 16 – April 18, 2013

Series Preview: Rangers v. Cubs, April 16 – April 18, 2013

Interleague play is here, as the Rangers come to Wrigley Field.

by April 16, 2013 Series Previews

Carlos Marmol Already Back in the Closer Mix and Other Bullets

Carlos Marmol Already Back in the Closer Mix and Other Bullets

Before you fly off the handle, dig through the bullpen. You’ll start to see that it’s not like Sveum has a ton of great options right now.

by April 16, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Minor League Daily: Making Do

Cubs Minor League Daily: Making Do

We’re without our Minor League man, so I’ll do my best to get you the gist.