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?
Chicago Cubs News
City Council passed the ordinance amendment without any debate. The first piece of the renovation plan is in place.
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.
Dale Sveum says the fastball off of which Albert Pujols launched a two-run homer last night never should have been thrown.
The 23-year-old shortstop … er third baseman … er outfielder … er utility player … remains one of the most intriguing players in the Cubs’ system.
Not a single Cub appears among the top five at any position, or among the top 15 in the outfield. Oof.
I’ve reviewed the language of the actual ordinance – thankfully, the details mostly match what has been reported.
The logistics of the Draft this week. What happens when, and where can you see it/read about it.
After striking out 42 times in his first 31 games, Baez has struck out just 16 times in his last 21 games.
The Cubs worked the system to acquire an interesting new arm for the organization.
He feels like the Cubs are simply trying to take business away from other bars and restaurants in the area.
If not for a dropped fly ball, Dale Sveum says, Jackson’s day would have been pretty good. Also: lots of prospect talk.
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
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.
Garza’s three starts in to his 2013 return, and it’s looking great. The Cubs, too, are looking very good of late.