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Darwin Barney Gold Glove Madness and Other Bullets

Darwin Barney Gold Glove Madness and Other Bullets

His trophy, a replica trophy, and wondering if Brandon Phillips is mad. Pictorially.

by April 13, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Around the League: Breaking Greinke, International Draft, BioGenesis Documents

Around the League: Breaking Greinke, International Draft, BioGenesis Documents

Carlos Quentin probably screwed up. Even more evidence that an International draft is coming soon. MLB really wants to nail reported PED’ers.

by April 12, 2013 Chicago Cubs News

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: The Mayor Sounds Very Optimistic, the Outfield Walls Are Probably Moving

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: The Mayor Sounds Very Optimistic, the Outfield Walls Are Probably Moving

Emanuel drops the “bottom of the 9th” line, and everyone seems to agree that significant changes are coming to the outfield walls.

by April 12, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Starlin Castro Remains a Frustrating Talent and Other Bullets

Starlin Castro Remains a Frustrating Talent and Other Bullets

He’s still so young, and he’s still making youthful mistakes.

by April 12, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Jorge Soler Suspended Five Games for Last Night’s Incident (UPDATE: No Additional Punishment from Cubs)

Jorge Soler Suspended Five Games for Last Night’s Incident (UPDATE: No Additional Punishment from Cubs)

Theo Epstein says Soler is very remorseful, and will accept the punishment. The relative lightness of it is a bit surprising.

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Continued Night Game Problems, Moving a Wall, and More

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Continued Night Game Problems, Moving a Wall, and More

A whole host of updates on the status of renovation discussions. The Cubs want some night game flexibility, and seem to be working hard to do right by the rooftops.

by April 11, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
The Goat Head Because I Have to and Other Bullets

The Goat Head Because I Have to and Other Bullets

If you hadn’t heard, some yahoo delivered a severed goat head to Wrigley Field for Tom Ricketts.

by April 11, 2013 Chicago Cubs News

Pre-Gamin’: Just Kidding, Tonight’s Game is Postponed

Pre-Gamin’: Just Kidding, Tonight’s Game is Postponed

Lots of rain and sub-freezing wind chills are on the way.

by April 10, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Theories and Reports Abound on the Cause of the Delay

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Theories and Reports Abound on the Cause of the Delay

From a buoyant high this weekend, to sudden silence, there are many explanations for why we’re still waiting on a deal. They’re probably all right.

by April 10, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Theo Epstein Reminds Us of the Hard Truths

Theo Epstein Reminds Us of the Hard Truths

The Chicago Cubs President of Baseball Operations is sticking to his long-term guns, knowing that it could be another painful year.

by April 10, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Chicago Cubs Will Have About $4.5 Million to Spend Internationally Next Year – But What About the International Draft?

Chicago Cubs Will Have About $4.5 Million to Spend Internationally Next Year – But What About the International Draft?

That’s the second most in baseball, and a huge advantage for the Cubs compared to other teams.


The Chicago Cubs Are Fruit Stripe Gum And Other Bullets

The Chicago Cubs Are Fruit Stripe Gum And Other Bullets

A gum-related incident in the bullpen has me thinking about the metaphorical flavor of the Cubs.

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: The Deafening Silence

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: The Deafening Silence

If no news is good news, today’s silence has been magnificent.

by April 9, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Let’s Talk About the Booing Thing

Let’s Talk About the Booing Thing

Yesterday, Carlos Marmol was booed before he’d even thrown a pitch. And then again after he’d thrown just one pitch. James Russell is pretty unhappy about it.

A Myriad of Injury Updates: Garza, Stewart, Barney

A Myriad of Injury Updates: Garza, Stewart, Barney

Each of Matt Garza, Ian Stewart, and Darwin Barney are convalescing adequately, and could be back within a month.

by April 9, 2013 Chicago Cubs News