Post Tagged with: "Astros"
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
Ok, didn’t we play this game yesterday? It wasn’t funny the first time. And Geoff Blum? Seriously?
Well, I guess the offensive display on Tuesday was a one-night-only kind of thing.
The Chicago Cubs optioned Jake Fox back to AAA Iowa last night to make room for utility infielder Aaron Miles, who is coming off of the disabled list. Now, there[Read More…]
Ah, a good old fashioned butt-kicking. Finally. Ted Lilly was money. Mike Fontenot was money. But it wasn’t all good…
An off day is the perfect time to return to obsessing about a trade that will almost certainly never happen, and given the Chicago Cubs’ offensive struggles, is almost certain[Read More…]
Jake Peavy rejected his proposed trade to the White Sox earlier today. And there was much rejoicing. The two teams had a deal in place whereby the White Sox would[Read More…]
Win a close one, lose a close one. There’s some kind of yin-yang in there. I just don’t care for it.
My friend, Matt, of Sharapova’s Thigh fame, described the game thusly: it’s one of those games that you’re happy to win, but you just feel like crap about it because[Read More…]
The Cubs may be one step closer to full strength tonight in the series opener against the San Diego Padres. Derrek Lee, who’s been out almost a week could be[Read More…]
I’m so witty. First baseman Derrek Lee, suffering a relapse with a bulging disc in his neck, was kept out of pregame activity and the lineup for the second consecutive[Read More…]
Lots of good to point out in the Cubs win, and two-game sweep of the Astros, but the enhancement can’t help but be snarky.
Hey, there’s a real lineup!
The offense showed up mightily after back-to-back ho hum performances. Notable was a certain Japanese import…
Learn to love Koyie Hill. Expect Koyie Hill behind the plate Wednesday in the Cubs’ series finale vs. the Astros. Geovany Soto has a sore right shoulder, something he said[Read More…]
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