Articles by: Brett Taylor

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Reds (11:35 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Reds (11:35 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

The Cubs go for the sweep! Sort of. It’s an early one today.

by May 3, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Another Reason to Root for Completion

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Another Reason to Root for Completion

We’ve heard for years about the sub-standard player facilities at Wrigley Field. They aren’t just hurting Cubs players, they’re hurting the Cubs’ free agency efforts.

by May 3, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

Ryan Dempster and Kerry Wood to Chicago, Randy Wells and Scott Maine to Iowa

Ryan Dempster and Kerry Wood to Chicago, Randy Wells and Scott Maine to Iowa

Wells didn’t do much with his chance this time around, but Maine was pretty good.

Dusty Baker Pays High Compliments to Jeff Samardzija and Other Bullets

Dusty Baker Pays High Compliments to Jeff Samardzija and Other Bullets

Samardzija was the best the Reds have seen all year. Ian Stewart makes gods pay, Tony Campana could steal 100 bases, and maybe Ryan Dempster will be re-signed.

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Reds 1 – May 2, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Reds 1 – May 2, 2012

It was a full-on Shark Attack tonight, as Jeff Samardzija dominated the Reds.

by May 2, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Reds (6:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

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

It’s Shark versus the Hair, round two. That is to say, they’ll try again tonight.

by May 2, 2012 Pre-Gamin'

Cubs Rumors: Garza, Soriano, Soto, Cardenas, Soler, Marmol, Hamels

Cubs Rumors: Garza, Soriano, Soto, Cardenas, Soler, Marmol, Hamels

The latest on possible tradable Cubs pieces like Matt Garza, Geovany Soto, Carlos Marmol, and more.

by May 2, 2012 Chicago Cubs Rumors
So Maybe the Cubs Would Move Bryan LaHair to the Outfield and Other Bullets

So Maybe the Cubs Would Move Bryan LaHair to the Outfield and Other Bullets

Getting LaHair and Anthony Rizzo together in the lineup would be the goal. Carlos Marmol needs more work, Brett Jackson will probably succeed, and some ugly Cespedes business.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Reds (6:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc. (UPDATE: The Rain Wins)

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Reds (6:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc. (UPDATE: The Rain Wins)

Storms are headed toward Cincinnati … from the Cubs’ bats! No, actually, they’re just regular storms.

by May 1, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
The Chicago Cubs Had a Rough April

The Chicago Cubs Had a Rough April

The 8-15 record is bad enough, but a number of individual performances were also disappointing. At least the Cubs’ expected record was 9-14.

by May 1, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

Chicago Cubs and White Sox Annual Six Game Series May End Soon

Chicago Cubs and White Sox Annual Six Game Series May End Soon

When schedules change in 2013, interleague play could look very different.

Steve Stone Talks Cubs Rumors and Other Bullets

Steve Stone Talks Cubs Rumors and Other Bullets

Stone talks Garza, LaHair, Soriano, Soto, and more. Kerry Wood is due back soon, Chris Volstad has bad luck, and Junior Lake has a bad back.

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Phillies 6 – April 30, 2012

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Phillies 6 – April 30, 2012

Well, it’s about as disappointing as a road split against a playoff team can get.

by April 30, 2012 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Phillies (6:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Phillies (6:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

The Cubs are up 2-1 in the series with the chance to pull down the series win. It would help if Chris Volstad could put together a strong start.

by April 30, 2012 Pre-Gamin'
Cole Hamels Would Consider Chicago Cubs an Attractive Free Agent Destination

Cole Hamels Would Consider Chicago Cubs an Attractive Free Agent Destination

But will he reach free agency? And, if he does, will the Cubs go after him? Here’s hoping the answers are yes and yes.