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How Would You React if a Cubs Player Was Mixed Up in Biogenesis? and Other Bullets

How Would You React if a Cubs Player Was Mixed Up in Biogenesis? and Other Bullets

It’s likely that most of the implicated names are already out there, but I can’t help but wonder: what would the story be if a Cubs name came out?

by June 6, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Night Game Ordinance Officially APPROVED

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Night Game Ordinance Officially APPROVED

City Council passed the ordinance amendment without any debate. The first piece of the renovation plan is in place.

by June 5, 2013 Chicago Cubs News

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Night Game Ordinance Close, But Cubs Aren’t Happy

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Night Game Ordinance Close, But Cubs Aren’t Happy

The ordinance could be voted on later today, but the Cubs might have to deal with some specifics that slightly reduce the overall joy of getting this done.

by June 5, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Game Planning Issues Again and Other Bullets

Game Planning Issues Again and Other Bullets

Dale Sveum says the fastball off of which Albert Pujols launched a two-run homer last night never should have been thrown.

Finally: Junior Lake Set to Make His AAA Debut on Thursday

Finally: Junior Lake Set to Make His AAA Debut on Thursday

The 23-year-old shortstop … er third baseman … er outfielder … er utility player … remains one of the most intriguing players in the Cubs’ system.

The First Batch of NL All-Star Voting Has Been Released – The Cubs Are … Um … Underrepresented

The First Batch of NL All-Star Voting Has Been Released – The Cubs Are … Um … Underrepresented

Not a single Cub appears among the top five at any position, or among the top 15 in the outfield. Oof.

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Everything You Want to Know About the Night Game Ordinance

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Everything You Want to Know About the Night Game Ordinance

I’ve reviewed the language of the actual ordinance – thankfully, the details mostly match what has been reported.

by June 4, 2013 Chicago Cubs News

2013 MLB Draft Primer: The Schedule, the Coverage, the Order

2013 MLB Draft Primer: The Schedule, the Coverage, the Order

The logistics of the Draft this week. What happens when, and where can you see it/read about it.

Javier Baez’s Plate Discipline Might Be Improving and Other Bullets

Javier Baez’s Plate Discipline Might Be Improving and Other Bullets

After striking out 42 times in his first 31 games, Baez has struck out just 16 times in his last 21 games.

by June 4, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Alex Burnett Clears Waivers, Outrighted to AAA Iowa; or The Stash Plan in Action

Alex Burnett Clears Waivers, Outrighted to AAA Iowa; or The Stash Plan in Action

The Cubs worked the system to acquire an interesting new arm for the organization.

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Alderman Tunney Still Not Crazy About the Plaza

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Alderman Tunney Still Not Crazy About the Plaza

He feels like the Cubs are simply trying to take business away from other bars and restaurants in the area.

by June 3, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Edwin Jackson Almost Had a Good Game and Other Bullets

Edwin Jackson Almost Had a Good Game and Other Bullets

If not for a dropped fly ball, Dale Sveum says, Jackson’s day would have been pretty good. Also: lots of prospect talk.


Sometimes Your Team Gets Stomped and Other Bullets

Sometimes Your Team Gets Stomped and Other Bullets

There isn’t a ton to say about last night’s loss, other than it sucked. At least Javier Baez had an all universe game.

Roster Shuffle: Rafael Dolis to DL with “Mild Forearm Strain,” Alex Burnett DFA’d, Blake Parker Called Up

Roster Shuffle: Rafael Dolis to DL with “Mild Forearm Strain,” Alex Burnett DFA’d, Blake Parker Called Up

Hopefully it’s just a forearm strain for Dolis. Parker gets another look with the big club, and Burnett was clearly an attempt to grab and stash.

So Far So Good for Matt Garza and Other Bullets

So Far So Good for Matt Garza and Other Bullets

Garza’s three starts in to his 2013 return, and it’s looking great. The Cubs, too, are looking very good of late.