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God’s Wrath Watch: Junior Lake Has a Broken Rib

God’s Wrath Watch: Junior Lake Has a Broken Rib

He’s expected to miss four to six weeks.

Are the Cubs Eventually Going to Lose Jason McLeod? And Other Bullets

Are the Cubs Eventually Going to Lose Jason McLeod? And Other Bullets

He’s been a rising star executive for quite some time, and it’s possible that, when a GM job opens up, he’ll be a top target.


Fun With Small Sample Size Spring Training Statistics

Fun With Small Sample Size Spring Training Statistics

Who’s doing what? Who leads the team in what? Who looks hilariously bad when you look at their small numbers?

by March 12, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
God’s Benevolence Watch: Positive Injury Updates on Stewart, Castro, Lillibridge, Vitters, and Garza

God’s Benevolence Watch: Positive Injury Updates on Stewart, Castro, Lillibridge, Vitters, and Garza

Stewart, Castro, Vitters, and Lillibridge are all expected to return to game action within the next two days. Garza started throwing again.

by March 12, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Don’t Park Your Car in the Punking Zone and Other Bullets

Don’t Park Your Car in the Punking Zone and Other Bullets

Javier Baez’s white Mercedes is less white today, but much flashier. Lots of other prospect bits today.

by March 12, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 7, Diamondbacks 5 – March 11, 2013

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 7, Diamondbacks 5 – March 11, 2013

It’s a two-game winning streak. Huzzah.

by March 11, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: At Least the Mayor is Still Prodding Things Along

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: At Least the Mayor is Still Prodding Things Along

The Mayor summoned Tom Ricketts and Alderman Tunney to a meeting to start making some progress on the renovation plans.

by March 11, 2013 Chicago Cubs News

The Second Cut is the Pitching-est: Cabrera, Raley, Struck, Whitenack, McNutt, and Watkins Sent Out

The Second Cut is the Pitching-est: Cabrera, Raley, Struck, Whitenack, McNutt, and Watkins Sent Out

Cabrera and Raley were having particularly ugly Springs so far. All are quality players, but none were expected to make the roster.

God’s Wrath Watch: Ian Stewart’s Return Pushed Back Yet Again

God’s Wrath Watch: Ian Stewart’s Return Pushed Back Yet Again

Now Stewart may not play until the weekend. Say what you will, but there are reasons the Cubs need a healthy Stewart.

by March 11, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Nobody F’s With DeJesus (Again) and Other Bullets

Nobody F’s With DeJesus (Again) and Other Bullets

David DeJesus is your repeat Cubs Bunt Tournament champion after taking down The Video Dude. Also: the Cubs’ offense is terrible.

by March 11, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Spring Training Miscellany: Padres 3, Cubs 9 – March 10, 2013

Spring Training Miscellany: Padres 3, Cubs 9 – March 10, 2013

Hooray! A meaningless Spring win that somehow still makes you smile.

by March 10, 2013 Chicago Cubs News

Cubs Marketing Research Continues: How About a Mascot at Wrigley Field?

Cubs Marketing Research Continues: How About a Mascot at Wrigley Field?

The Cubs are exploring possible kid-and-family-friendly improvements to the in-game experience at Wrigley Field.

by March 10, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Jed Hoyer is Reading This and Other Bullets

Jed Hoyer is Reading This and Other Bullets

Probably. Maybe. Javier Baez and Jorge Soler get love, but will be headed out soon. Anthony Rizzo continues to shine with Team Italy.

by March 10, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Spring Training Miscellany: Indians 9, Cubs 2 – March 9, 2013

Spring Training Miscellany: Indians 9, Cubs 2 – March 9, 2013

Blasted by the Indians. Again.

by March 9, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Scott Baker’s Arm is Responding Well and Other Bullets

Scott Baker’s Arm is Responding Well and Other Bullets

He’s ready for a minor league game next week, and he’s already got his fastball up to 89mph.

by March 9, 2013 Chicago Cubs News