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Why the 2010 St. Louis Cardinals Will Suck

Why the 2010 St. Louis Cardinals 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 April 1, 2010 Analysis and Commentary
Are the Chicago Cubs Shopping Kosuke Fukudome?

Are the Chicago Cubs Shopping Kosuke Fukudome?

Sometimes I come across a rumor from the far reaches of the ‘net that emanates from sources I don’t know. That is not to say it might not have a[Read More…]

by March 30, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Why the 2010 Milwaukee Brewers Will Suck

Why the 2010 Milwaukee Brewers 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 March 10, 2010 Analysis and Commentary
Why the 2010 Houston Astros Will Suck

Why the 2010 Houston Astros 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 March 3, 2010 Analysis and Commentary
Alfonso Soriano’s Knee is Feeling Good

Alfonso Soriano’s Knee is Feeling Good

So far so good in Chicago Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano’s knee. He recently said he was worried that it was only at about 85 percent, but things are looking up.[Read More…]

by February 26, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
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