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Spring Training Battlewatch: March 8, 2009

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…]

by March 9, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
RosenFAIL: The Cubs Bench

RosenFAIL: The Cubs Bench

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…]

by March 8, 2009 Analysis and Commentary

Spring Training Battlewatch: March 4, 2009

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…]

by March 5, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Are Scouting Bobby Crosby for Some Strange Reason

Cubs Are Scouting Bobby Crosby for Some Strange Reason

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…]

by March 4, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Spring Training Positional Battlewatch: March 2, 2009

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…]

by March 3, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Spring Training Positional Battlewatch: March 1, 2009

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…]

by March 2, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Spring Training Positional Battlewatch: February 26, 2009

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…]

by February 27, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Skip Schumaker is a Second Baseman, Maybe

Skip Schumaker is a Second Baseman, Maybe

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…]

by February 25, 2009 MLB News and Rumors
The Cublogoverse is Unretired

The Cublogoverse is Unretired

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…]

by February 23, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
OMG Brian Roberts and OMG Orlando Hudson… Are Not Going to be Cubs

OMG Brian Roberts and OMG Orlando Hudson… Are Not Going to be Cubs

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…]

Lou’s Latest Lineup Lacking Likeability and Other L’s Like Lugubrious

Lou’s Latest Lineup Lacking Likeability and Other L’s Like Lugubrious

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…]

by February 23, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs May Still Add an Infielder – and Micah Hoffpauir is SOL

Cubs May Still Add an Infielder – and Micah Hoffpauir is SOL

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…]


Aaron Miles is Going to Start and Bat at the Top of the Order

Aaron Miles is Going to Start and Bat at the Top of the Order

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…]

by February 18, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
Ok, So Maybe Soriano Won’t Hit Leadoff

Ok, So Maybe Soriano Won’t Hit Leadoff

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…]

by February 16, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Rich Aurilia is a Giant – Not the Size, the Team

Rich Aurilia is a Giant – Not the Size, the Team

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…]

by February 10, 2009 MLB News and Rumors