Articles by: Brett Taylor


Winning the Sean Marshall Trade and Other Bullets

Winning the Sean Marshall Trade and Other Bullets

If Travis Wood keeps pitching this well, I think there was a clear winner. Jake Peavy is mad, Alfonso Soriano loves the fans, and Koyie Hill has a job.

by June 20, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, White Sox 1 – June 19, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, White Sox 1 – June 19, 2012

In their face again! Not as aggressively, but still!

by June 19, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores

Wow – Starlin Castro Made an Insane Catch Tonight (Video)

Wow – Starlin Castro Made an Insane Catch Tonight (Video)

This might make some top ten lists …

by June 19, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. White Sox (7:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. White Sox (7:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

MOAR beat-down.

by June 19, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
Bryan LaHair in Right Field is As Much About Alfonso Soriano Trade Posturing as it is About Anthony Rizzo

Bryan LaHair in Right Field is As Much About Alfonso Soriano Trade Posturing as it is About Anthony Rizzo

If LaHair couldn’t play right field, the Cubs were going to have a problem.

Lukewarm Stove: Teams Are Asking About Darwin Barney, and the Cubs Might Consider Moving Him

Lukewarm Stove: Teams Are Asking About Darwin Barney, and the Cubs Might Consider Moving Him

WIth his offense ticking up this year, and his defense excellent at second base, Barney has real value.

by June 19, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
The Chicago Cubs Are Eyeing Another Cuban Player Before the New Spending Restrictions Kick In

The Chicago Cubs Are Eyeing Another Cuban Player Before the New Spending Restrictions Kick In

Armando Rivero is a hard-throwing righty reliever.


God’s Wrath(?) Watch: Dempster, Sveum, and Epstein Discuss Dempster’s Injury, and a Source Says It’s Legit

God’s Wrath(?) Watch: Dempster, Sveum, and Epstein Discuss Dempster’s Injury, and a Source Says It’s Legit

No one is worried about Dempster, but the DL stint doesn’t sound like any kind of trade-related ruse.

Matt Garza Has Alfonso Soriano’s Back and Other Bullets

Matt Garza Has Alfonso Soriano’s Back and Other Bullets

Matt Garza is also irked at the fans. Theo Epstein defends Soriano, and the Cubs/ASU fight is playing out in the media.

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 12, White Sox 3 – June 18, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 12, White Sox 3 – June 18, 2012

The Cubs just slapped the White Sox like they were the Cubs getting slapped by some other team not named the Cubs.

by June 18, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. White Sox (7:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc. (You Want to See This Lineup)

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. White Sox (7:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc. (You Want to See This Lineup)

Bryan LaHair. Right Field. The Cubs are making a statement.

by June 18, 2012 Pre-Gamin'

Ryan Dempster … To the Disabled List (And a Dozen Other Moves Involving Soto, Wells, Maine and Castillo)

Ryan Dempster … To the Disabled List (And a Dozen Other Moves Involving Soto, Wells, Maine and Castillo)

You immediately want to know the trade implications. Also: seriously, there are a bajillion other moves to report.

Lukewarm Stove: Ever-Increasing Ryan Dempster Chatter, and a Bit on Matt Garza

Lukewarm Stove: Ever-Increasing Ryan Dempster Chatter, and a Bit on Matt Garza

The Cubs’ top two pitchers are among the most talked about trade candidates in all of baseball.

by June 18, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors