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Why the 2010 Cincinnati Reds Will Suck

Why the 2010 Cincinnati Reds Will Suck

Editor’s Note: Yes, it’s that time of year again – the time for us to settle back into our protective bubble where the Chicago Cubs are destined for greatness, and[Read More…]

by February 24, 2010 Analysis and Commentary
Baseball Prospectus Projects the 2010 Cubs to Suck

Baseball Prospectus Projects the 2010 Cubs to Suck

We’re coming up on Spring Training, which means it’s time to start prognosticating. For us here at Bleacher Nation, it means our series of posts about why each team in[Read More…]

Jake Fox is Not a Starter – A Statistical Examination

Jake Fox is Not a Starter – A Statistical Examination

On Friday, May 8, the Chicago Cubs were playing the Milwaukee Brewers. It was a nondescript, early season game. In the third inning, Ryan Braun drove a hard grounder down[Read More…]

by October 21, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
Houston Astros Interviewing Prospective Managers, But Not Bob Brenly

Houston Astros Interviewing Prospective Managers, But Not Bob Brenly

Chicago Cubs broadcaster Bob Brenly recently revealed that he still has a desire to manage in MLB, and that he listens when teams call. He would even be happy to[Read More…]

Chicago Cubs Considering Next Hitting Coach

Chicago Cubs Considering Next Hitting Coach

The first rumor about a possible hitting coach replacement involves Texas Rangers’ coach Rudy Jaramillo. The Chicago Cubs let their hitting coach, Von Joshua, return to AAA Iowa. Joshua, himself,[Read More…]

by October 14, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Why the Final Week Rainout and the Last Game Loss Were Blessings

The 2010 Major League Baseball draft order is out, pending changes due to free agency signings, and the Chicago Cubs come in at 16th. That the Cubs are 16th and[Read More…]

The Cubs 2010 Schedule Has Been Released

Not that I’m recommending anyone start thinking about next year, but MLB has released its schedules for next year. Among the highlights for the Chicago Cubs: The Cubs will open[Read More…]

by September 17, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Jose Valverde: The Cubs Need a Closer, and that Closer is Me

Jose Valverde: The Cubs Need a Closer, and that Closer is Me

After the disappointing performance of Kevin Gregg in the closer’s role this year for the Chicago Cubs, Carlos Marmol has taken over adequately, and is the presumptive favorite to return[Read More…]

Enhanced Box Score: Astros 0, Cubs 2 – September 2, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Astros 0, Cubs 2 – September 2, 2009

Ah, the delicious tease of another meaningless September win. Well. Probably meaningless.

by September 2, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Astros 1, Cubs 4 – September 1, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Astros 1, Cubs 4 – September 1, 2009

The Chicago Cubs continue to do just enough to not, like, actually make the playoffs, but instead torture us. Great outing by Randy Wells, who becomes the first Cubs rookie[Read More…]

by September 2, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Astros 5, Cubs 3 – August 31, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Astros 5, Cubs 3 – August 31, 2009

You know, the poor outing by Rich Harden bothers me less in terms of the Cubs keeping a guy who had a poor outing, and more in terms of the[Read More…]

by September 1, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Astros 3, Cubs 12 – July 30, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Astros 3, Cubs 12 – July 30, 2009

The bats keep co0king, and the Cubs keep winning. Very divergent and yet similar outcomes for the two starting pitchers…

by July 31, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores

Justin Berg Probably Hates Mitch Atkins

Before yesterday’s game against the Houston Astros, the Chicago Cubs made a minor move by sending reliever Jeff Stevens back to AAA Iowa, and calling up pitcher Mitch Atkins. The[Read More…]

Enhanced Box Score: Astros 0, Cubs 12 – July 29, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Astros 0, Cubs 12 – July 29, 2009

It’s awesome to score 12 and all, but it kind of feels like a waste on a day that 1 would have done the trick. Still, feels good. But damn[Read More…]

by July 30, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Astros 11, Cubs 6 – July 28, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Astros 11, Cubs 6 – July 28, 2009

Well, first place was nice. It’s good to have Ryan Dempster back and all, but he may want to consider, you know, pitching better. And as wonderful as the bullpen[Read More…]

by July 29, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Astros 1, Cubs 5 – July 27, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Astros 1, Cubs 5 – July 27, 2009

Holy walk-off grand slam, Batman! Nothing like becoming a hero in the 13th to obfuscate an otherwise terrible, terrible game.

by July 28, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Obsessive Lee Neckwatch: Back Today

Obsessive Lee Neckwatch: Back Today

With all of our obsessive watches here at Bleacher Nation (Rich Harden’s shoulder, Aramis Ramirez’s dislocation, and of course, all things Jake Peavy), it is surprising that we haven’t yet[Read More…]

by July 27, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
God’s Wrathwatch: Ryan Dempster Gettin’ X-Rays

God’s Wrathwatch: Ryan Dempster Gettin’ X-Rays

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher/excessive celebrator Ryan Dempster is recovering adequately from a broken bone in his right big toe. If x-rays show that his bone is healing nicely, he could[Read More…]

by July 22, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
God Relents: Derrek Lee’s Neck Injury is Minor

God Relents: Derrek Lee’s Neck Injury is Minor

Derrek Lee’s bothersome neck is fine, he says. He’ll be ready for the doubleheader today. “I’m good; I’ll be in the lineup tomorrow,” he said. “There’s no story. I’m good.[Read More…]

by July 12, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Sorry Steve Clevenger and Chris Robinson, But the Cubs Think You Suck

Sorry Steve Clevenger and Chris Robinson, But the Cubs Think You Suck

When starting catcher Geovany Soto went down this week with an oblique injury, the Chicago Cubs had to scramble for a back-up catcher. And despite two adequately performing catchers at[Read More…]

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