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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...]

by October 15, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
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...]

Series Preview: Cubs v. Brewers, September 21 – September 23, 2009

Series Preview: Cubs v. Brewers, September 21 – September 23, 2009

The Cubs welcome the Brewers to Wrigley for a series that probably looked like it was going to be really important when them schedule dudes were making the schedule. Hey,[Read More...]

by September 21, 2009 Series Previews

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
Series Preview: Cubs v. Brewers, September 14 – September 17, 2009

Series Preview: Cubs v. Brewers, September 14 – September 17, 2009

It’s been more than two months since the Cubs faced the Brewers. In that time, the Cubs have sniffed first place, then tasted first place, then lost first place, then[Read More...]

by September 14, 2009 Series Previews
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...]

by September 10, 2009 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs Rumors
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
Series Preview: Astros v. Cubs, August 31 – September 2, 2009

Series Preview: Astros v. Cubs, August 31 – September 2, 2009

The Chicago Cubs once again welcome the Houston Astros to Wrigley Field, as the season flips into September. And it’s not quite the September we all envisioned it would be.[Read More...]

by August 31, 2009 Series Previews
Series Preview: Cubs v. Marlins, July 31 – August 2, 2009

Series Preview: Cubs v. Marlins, July 31 – August 2, 2009

The Chicago Cubs head on down to Florida to take on the Marlins for a three-game set. South Florida in August is quite warm. Enjoy that, boys. So, the series[Read More...]

by July 31, 2009 Series Previews
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

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