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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…]

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Astros 2 – June 11, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Astros 2 – June 11, 2009

Ok, didn’t we play this game yesterday? It wasn’t funny the first time. And Geoff Blum? Seriously?

by June 12, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Astros 2 – June 10, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Astros 2 – June 10, 2009

Well, I guess the offensive display on Tuesday was a one-night-only kind of thing.

by June 11, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Jake Fox Out, Aaron Miles Back In

Jake Fox Out, Aaron Miles Back In

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…]

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 7, Astros 1 – June 9, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 7, Astros 1 – June 9, 2009

Ah, a good old fashioned butt-kicking. Finally. Ted Lilly was money. Mike Fontenot was money. But it wasn’t all good…

by June 10, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Obsessive Peavywatch: Juicy Nuggets of Info

Obsessive Peavywatch: Juicy Nuggets of Info

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 Says No to White Sox

Jake Peavy Says No to White Sox

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…]

Enhanced Box Score: Astros 6, Cubs 5, May 17, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Astros 6, Cubs 5, May 17, 2009

Win a close one, lose a close one. There’s some kind of yin-yang in there. I just don’t care for it.

by May 18, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Astros 4, Cubs 5, May 16, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Astros 4, Cubs 5, May 16, 2009

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…]

by May 17, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores

Derrek Lee Might Be Back Tonight

Derrek Lee Might Be Back Tonight

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…]

by May 12, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
No DL for DL – See What I Did There?

No DL for DL – See What I Did There?

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…]

by May 8, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 8, Astros 5, May 7, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 8, Astros 5, May 7, 2009

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.

by May 8, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 6, Astros 3, May 6, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 6, Astros 3, May 6, 2009

Hey, there’s a real lineup!

by May 7, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores