Chicago Cubs News


Gatorade Showers for Everyone and Other Bullets

Gatorade Showers for Everyone and Other Bullets

How to get Jeff Samardzija with a Gatorade shower. Starlin Castro won’t change, CubsCon dates, and the final long homestand of the year.

by September 14, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
The New MLB Schedule Could Benefit the Chicago Cubs More Than Any Other Team

The New MLB Schedule Could Benefit the Chicago Cubs More Than Any Other Team

The new schedule’s increasing unbalance within and out of division could prove a boon to the Cubs.

by September 13, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

The Cubs and Boise Hawks Officially Re-Up and Other Bullets

The Cubs and Boise Hawks Officially Re-Up and Other Bullets

The final decisions on Low-A and High-A are forthcoming. Dave Sappelt, Travis Wood, and Carlos Marmol are all playing well.

The 2013 Chicago Cubs Schedule

The 2013 Chicago Cubs Schedule

A little more interleague play, a little less White Sox, and a tough close to the season.

by September 12, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
2013 MLB Master Schedule Released

2013 MLB Master Schedule Released

This is of particular interest because 2013 is the first season with 15 teams in each league.

by September 12, 2012 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Did Starlin Castro Make Another Boner? And Other Bullets

Did Starlin Castro Make Another Boner? And Other Bullets

Was it Castro’s fault that he didn’t score last night when Dave Sappelt was thrown out at third?

by September 12, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
God’s Benevolence Watch: Anthony Rizzo Expected to Be OK After Ugly Collision

God’s Benevolence Watch: Anthony Rizzo Expected to Be OK After Ugly Collision

The Cubs’ young first baseman says he never lost consciousness and just feels a little sore.

by September 12, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

Minor League Affiliation Decisions Are Coming This Week and Other Bullets

Minor League Affiliation Decisions Are Coming This Week and Other Bullets

The Cubs are now expected to re-up with Boise, but not Peoria. Alfonso Soriano continues to impress, and so does Jaye Chapman (in a limited sample).

by September 11, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
The Cubs Have Fired Six Members of the Minor League Staff

The Cubs Have Fired Six Members of the Minor League Staff

That includes AAA manager Dave Bialas, and A-ball manager Casey Kopitzke.

Darwin Barney Keeps Breaking Records and Other Bullets

Darwin Barney Keeps Breaking Records and Other Bullets

The Cubs’ second baseman just took down another record of Ryne Sandberg’s.

by September 10, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Jeff Samardzija Deserves Some More Love and Other Bullets

Jeff Samardzija Deserves Some More Love and Other Bullets

His season ended last night with a bang. The good kind. The Cubs’ rotation is now … an interesting mix.

by September 9, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Brett Jackson Destroys Walls and Other Bullets

Brett Jackson Destroys Walls and Other Bullets

Brett Jackson says he’d run through a wall for the Cubs. Jeff Samardzija isn’t thrilled about being shut down, and Dale Sveum doesn’t mind pouring it on.

by September 8, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

Cubs Claim Jason Berken Off of Waivers from Orioles, Tell Jeff Samardzija His Season Ends Tomorrow

Cubs Claim Jason Berken Off of Waivers from Orioles, Tell Jeff Samardzija His Season Ends Tomorrow

Samardzija’s start tomorrow will be his last of the season. It’s the right move.

Who Won’t Be Back Next Year? and Other Bullets

Who Won’t Be Back Next Year? and Other Bullets

Dale Sveum named only nine names that he sees as locks for the 2013 Opening Day roster. A couple prominent names were missing.

by September 7, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Mark DeRosa on the Future and the Special-ness of Joining the Chicago Cubs

Mark DeRosa on the Future and the Special-ness of Joining the Chicago Cubs

Players will want to come to Chicago, DeRosa says. The only question is when the Cubs will be willing to spend money on them.

by September 6, 2012 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors