Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Tunney and a Cubs Source Essentially Confirm a Deal is Coming

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Tunney and a Cubs Source Essentially Confirm a Deal is Coming

Things look good for a Monday announcement.

by April 5, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Does Using Carlos Marmol as Closer Really Preserve His Value? And Other Bullets

Does Using Carlos Marmol as Closer Really Preserve His Value? And Other Bullets

The high wire doesn’t impress other organizations, but dominance in the 7th or 8th inning might.

by April 5, 2013 Chicago Cubs News

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Thud.

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Thud.

Although there were some individual bright spots, each of the Cubs’ four farm teams dropped its opener. Oof.

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Deal Expected by Monday, Some Reported Details Trickle Out

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Deal Expected by Monday, Some Reported Details Trickle Out

The Cubs are expected to get their video board and other outfield signage, the rooftops are expected to stay in business. Also: more night games.

by April 4, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
A Closer Look at Those Archival Topps Cards of Chicago Cubs Players

A Closer Look at Those Archival Topps Cards of Chicago Cubs Players

The Cubs kindly sent me a full set to get a look. The set is pretty darn sweet.

by April 4, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Pirates 2 – April 4, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Pirates 2 – April 4, 2013

All’s well that ends well?

by April 4, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Pirates (11:35 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Pirates (11:35 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

A series win is on the line today, which would be just fine with me.

by April 4, 2013 Pre-Gamin'

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Dave Kaplan and Tom Tunney Pump the Brakes

Obsessive Wrigley Renovation Watch: Dave Kaplan and Tom Tunney Pump the Brakes

Things are still looking good for a deal by next week, but parking issues linger.

by April 4, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Minor League Daily: And We’re Back!

Cubs Minor League Daily: And We’re Back!

Your one-stop Cubs minor league shop is back for the 2013 season, courtesy of Luke Blaize.

Matt Garza Set to Throw Off the Mound and Other Bullets

Matt Garza Set to Throw Off the Mound and Other Bullets

He hasn’t thrown off a mound in over a month after aggravating a lat strain suffered early in Spring Training.

by April 4, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Pirates 3 – April 3, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Pirates 3 – April 3, 2013

Just no offense whatsoever tonight for the Cubs.

by April 3, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Pirates (6:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc. (Very Platoon-Heavy Lineup)

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Pirates (6:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc. (Very Platoon-Heavy Lineup)

With a lefty on the mount tonight for the Bucs, Dale Sveum is sitting DeJesus, Schierholtz, and Valbuena.

by April 3, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
Chicago Cubs Sign Infielder Donnie Murphy to a Minor League Deal

Chicago Cubs Sign Infielder Donnie Murphy to a Minor League Deal

He’s not much with the bat, but he can play solid defense all over the infield.