Post Tagged with: "Aaron Miles"
Well, the roster is really taking shape, and it’s taking the shape of a hulking, 29 year old rookie. Micah Hoffpauir is going to make the Chicago Cubs. “Hoffpauir’s fine,”[Read More…]
Figuratively, of course. Mike Fontenot has officially won the second base job, at least against righties. Piniella said Mike Fontenot would be his everyday second baseman, at least againist right-handed[Read More…]
One of the few unsettled questions this Spring is who is going to end up on that 25th spot on the Chicago Cubs bench. The prevailing wisdom has the Cubs[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs are puting together a little winning streak. Cool. Great. Whatever. Battles: Aaron Miles played 2nd, Mike Fontenot played 3rd, and each had a nice game at the[Read More…]
In a game that Alfonso Soriano called a “must win” (with a wink), the Cubs ended a billion game losing streak. In Spring Training. The battles: Mike Fontenot continued to[Read More…]
The Cubs continued losing, this time to the Rangers. Meh. Pitching dominated the Spring Training battles this time around: Sean Marshall held some really good Rangers hitters scoreless for four[Read More…]
I want to preface this with a word on accuracy and insight. I screw things up all the time. Sometimes I post things too quickly. Sometimes I don’t check my[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs played two meaningless exciting Spring Training games yesterday. Perhaps the most important thing to come out of them was the healthy performance of Milton Bradley. Of course,[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs have a couple in-house options for the last spot on their bench. It’s got to be a guy who can back up an infield spot or two.[Read More…]
Carlos Zambrano looked thoroughly uninjured as he mowed down the D-Backs. I think the Cubs lost, though. On to the important stuff: Neither Aaron Miles nor Mike Fontenot distinguished himself[Read More…]
Ryan Dempster faced Jake Peavy. Who is Jake Peavy again? Mike Fontenot, who played third base, put up another great game: 2 for 3 with a couple doubles. Aaron Miles,[Read More…]
Yesterday, the Chicago Cubs meaninglessly took down the Milwaukee Brewers (though Milton Bradley meaningfully hurt himself, but whatever) 7-4. On to what is really important, the high points of the[Read More…]
One of the more interesting stories coming out of the St. Louis Cardinals’ camp this year is the prospective move of outfielder Skip Schumaker to second base, despite his not[Read More…]
Several months ago, the Cublogverse suffered a kick squarely to the crotch when Joe Aiello announced that he was shuttering the venerable Cubs blog, View from the Bleachers. All wasn’t[Read More…]
So, not that either second baseman looked likely to become a Chicago Cub, it’s worth noting that Orlando Hudson and Brian Roberts don’t look likely to be Cubs any time[Read More…]
So, late last week Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella threw out his thoughts on the lineup for this season in response to the rampant interest in Alfonso Soriano’s spot. His[Read More…]
Chicago Cubs’ bench spots are limited. Not like those offers for Snuggies on TV are limited. The Cubs’ bench spots are actually limited. There are going to be five guys[Read More…]
Every mainstream article out there that discusses the Chicago Cubs’ offseason moves thus far focuses on the Milton Bradley signing, the Mark DeRosa trade, and letting Kerry Wood walk. But[Read More…]
Yes, I know this is a subject that many are sick of hearing about… but this is actual news on the subject. Cubs manager Lou Piniella has stuck by Alfonso[Read More…]
One more 25th man option goes out the window. Free-agent infielder Rich Aurilia will return to the Giants on a minor-league contract, according to a major-league source. Aurilia, 37, chose[Read More…]
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