Post Tagged with: "Aaron Miles"


Cubs Stick With Absurd Number of Pitchers For Now

Cubs Stick With Absurd Number of Pitchers For Now

When Rich Harden returned from the disabled list this weekend, the Chicago Cubs sent down an infielder, despite the fact that the team already had 12 pitchers (more than the[Read More…]

Ryan Freel Should Be Back Soon

Ryan Freel Should Be Back Soon

Well, it’s not quite Aramis Ramirez, but it will have to do for now. Ryan Freel is supposed to begin his minor-league rehab tonight for Class AAA Iowa. Freel has[Read More…]

by June 16, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Jake Fox Out, Aaron Miles Back In

Jake Fox Out, Aaron Miles Back In

The Chicago Cubs optioned Jake Fox back to AAA Iowa last night to make room for utility infielder Aaron Miles, who is coming off of the disabled list. Now, there[Read More…]

Could and Should Cubs Look at Wilson Betemit?

Could and Should Cubs Look at Wilson Betemit?

The Cubs have gone through makeshift utility players this year like tissue paper (notice I didn’t say “Kleenex,” no suing me!). So why not another? According to a tweet by[Read More…]

by June 6, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Mike Fontenot is a Third Baseman

For the balance of Aramis Ramirez’s absence, it appears Mike Fontenot will be the Chicago Cubs’ primary third baseman. “I think what you’re seeing is the way we’ll go,” manager[Read More…]

by May 31, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Remember All Those Roster Moves I Said Would Happen? They Just Did

Not only has Jake Fox been called up from Iowa and Neil Cotts been sent down to AAA, but the Cubs did a whole lot more. Jake Fox, who is[Read More…]

by May 27, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Alfonso Soriano to Second Base?

Alfonso Soriano to Second Base?

Something that would have seemed a ridiculous joke just a week ago now seems like a real possibility: Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella is intimating that he may move Alfonso[Read More…]

by May 22, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

God’s Wrathwatch: Aramis Ramirez Out 8 Weeks or More, Derrek Lee to Have MRI

God’s Wrathwatch: Aramis Ramirez Out 8 Weeks or More, Derrek Lee to Have MRI

God really is an angry kid with a magnifying glass, gleefully and sadistically watching the ants that play for the Chicago Cubs burn. We have joked for years that the[Read More…]

by May 10, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Carlos Zambrano is Totally Zorro, and Injury Stuff

Carlos Zambrano is Totally Zorro, and Injury Stuff

Carlos Zambrano is now officially Zorro, the masked avenger, riding in on horseback to save the day. No, not just because his name starts with a Z, or because of[Read More…]

by April 26, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
The 2009 Chicago Cubs: Preparing for the Worst Case Scenarios

The 2009 Chicago Cubs: Preparing for the Worst Case Scenarios

Readers repeatedly asked me if I was going to write a “Why the 2009 Chicago Cubs Will Suck” article, as I had for the rest of the N.L. Central. My[Read More…]

by April 3, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
Cubs Looking at Mike Lamb?

Cubs Looking at Mike Lamb?

Though the Chicago Cubs are currently set to begin the regular season with just one backup infielder on the roster (Aaron Miles), I have repeatedly contended that the team will[Read More…]

by April 2, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Spring Training Battlewatch: the Bench is Complete

Spring Training Battlewatch: the Bench is Complete

Well, it appears that the Chicago Cubs bench is set: Koyie Hill, Joey Gathright, Reed Johnson, Aaron Miles, and Micah Hoffpauir. No one has shook Micah Hoffpauir’s hand yet to[Read More…]

The Seventh Cut is the Predictablest

The Seventh Cut is the Predictablest

Not to proclaim myself Nostradamus or anything, but when I predicted yesterday that pitchers Randy Wells and Kevin Hart had just seen their last days in big league camp, I[Read More…]

by March 30, 2009 Chicago Cubs News