Chicago Cubs News


We Can’t Even Be Excited About Darwin Barney Anymore and Other Bullets

We Can’t Even Be Excited About Darwin Barney Anymore and Other Bullets

His errorless streak ends three outs shy of a new record. Of course it does.

Darwin Barney Goes for Another Record Tonight and Other Bullets

Darwin Barney Goes for Another Record Tonight and Other Bullets

He can’t get enough. Dale Sveum and Chris Volstad remain disconnected, Starlin Castro likes his strong arm, and when is a “sell” trade a good idea?

by September 28, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

Jed Hoyer Speaks: Free Agent Spending, Needing Pitchers, Evaluating Youngsters, Ian Stewart

Jed Hoyer Speaks: Free Agent Spending, Needing Pitchers, Evaluating Youngsters, Ian Stewart

The Cubs’ GM says the team will be “active” in the free agent market, and needs starting pitching. So, are we excited?

by September 27, 2012 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Chris Volstad Learned a Lot This Year and Other Bullets

Chris Volstad Learned a Lot This Year and Other Bullets

It hasn’t really shown up on the stat sheet, though. Dale Sveum rues another bone-head play, and Albert Almora digs video.

Something Nice: Adam Greenberg Will Get an At-Bat with the Marlins

Something Nice: Adam Greenberg Will Get an At-Bat with the Marlins

The Miami Marlins elect to do something positive in an otherwise dismal season.

by September 27, 2012 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Cubs Planning to “Baby” Arodys Vizcaino in 2013

Cubs Planning to “Baby” Arodys Vizcaino in 2013

Coming off of Tommy John surgery in March, the Cubs aren’t planning to push Vizcaino to the limits next year.

Roster Decisions Looming and Other Bullets

Roster Decisions Looming and Other Bullets

Dale Sveum says he already knows which guys he thinks will stick on the roster into next season. Does Theo know?

by September 26, 2012 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors

Tony Campana Has Winter Work to Do and Other Bullets

Tony Campana Has Winter Work to Do and Other Bullets

Campana is heading to Venezuela when the season ends. David DeJesus is realistic, Tyler Colvin is good-ish, and Alfonso Soriano probably got some coaching.

by September 25, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Alfonso Soriano Received Outfield Coaching for the First Time This Season

Alfonso Soriano Received Outfield Coaching for the First Time This Season

Yup. You read that correctly. In five previous seasons with the Cubs, Soriano received no outfield instruction.

by September 24, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
Kerry Wood Ready to Return to Cubs Organization, Doesn’t Want to Come Alone

Kerry Wood Ready to Return to Cubs Organization, Doesn’t Want to Come Alone

Ryne Sandberg and … Sammy Sosa come in for some love from Wood.

by September 24, 2012 Chicago Cubs News
The Next Series Has Actual Importance and Other Bullets

The Next Series Has Actual Importance and Other Bullets

The Cubs and Rockies square off this week with surprisingly existent implications.

by September 24, 2012 Chicago Cubs News

Enhanced Box Score: Cardinals 5, Cubs 4 – September 22, 2012, and Other Bullets

Enhanced Box Score: Cardinals 5, Cubs 4 – September 22, 2012, and Other Bullets

Carlos Marmol’s save streak ended.

by September 23, 2012 Chicago Cubs News, Enhanced Box Scores
Darwin Barney Owes Anthony Rizzo a Steak and Other Bullets

Darwin Barney Owes Anthony Rizzo a Steak and Other Bullets

Barney’s errorless streak was saved by the Cubs’ first baseman.

by September 22, 2012 Chicago Cubs News