Post Tagged with: "Braves"


Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Milton to the Braves for Derek Lowe?

Obsessive Bradley Trade Watch: Milton to the Braves for Derek Lowe?

Here at Bleacher Nation, we consider it our duty to report any and all rumors involving the Chicago Cubs, no matter how unlikely. Frankly, that’s how we get involved in[Read More…]

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…]


Wouldn’t Matter if it Were Any Other Team: Smoltz Nearing Deal with Cardinals

Wouldn’t Matter if it Were Any Other Team: Smoltz Nearing Deal with Cardinals

A Smoltz with any other team would not smell as sweet – or perform as well. John Smoltz is apparently close to signing with the St. Louis Cardinals. Smoltz, 42,[Read More…]

by August 19, 2009 MLB News and Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Braves 4, Cubs 1 – July 8, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Braves 4, Cubs 1 – July 8, 2009

I am not trying to be a jerk, but everyone is writing this game up as “Kevin Hart has great first outing, Cubs fail to provide offense for him,” and[Read More…]

by July 9, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Braves 2, Cubs 1 – July 7, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Braves 2, Cubs 1 – July 7, 2009

Great pitching performance for the Cubs by Carlos Zambrano in a pinch. But unfortunately, Javier Vazquez was just a little better.

by July 8, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Braves 2, Cubs 4 – July 6, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Braves 2, Cubs 4 – July 6, 2009

At what point do we stop holding our collective breath with Randy Wells, and just accept that he is somehow a solid Major League starter? Whatever that threshold is, he’s[Read More…]

by July 7, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores

Angel Guzman is Rehabbing, Um, Good

Angel Guzman is Rehabbing, Um, Good

Chicago Cubs reliever Angel Guzman – a guy with a long, long history of injuries to add unfortunate color to his incredibly successful 2009 thus far – is rehabbing a[Read More…]

by July 1, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Aramis Ramirez Could Be Back by Monday

Aramis Ramirez Could Be Back by Monday

As we obsessively watch Aramis Ramirez’s slow return from a dislocated shoulder, he’s finally ready for his rehab assignment. It is going to start on Friday with the Peoria Cubs,[Read More…]

by July 1, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Braves 2 – June 22, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Braves 2 – June 22, 2009

Lots of hits. Lots of walks. Great pitching. And a loss.

by June 23, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores

Cubs Could Sport Benchy Lineup Today Against Braves

I know it’s just a makeup game, but it’s still, um, a real game. Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella plans to sit some regulars today against the Atlanta Braves –[Read More…]

by June 22, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Rumor: Mark DeRosa Back to the Cubs?

The Sons of Ivy Cubs message board is reporting that MLB network claimed the Atlanta Braves and the Chicago Cubs are the primary suitors for former Cub Mark DeRosa. Now[Read More…]

by June 10, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Braves 2 – June 3, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Braves 2 – June 3, 2009

Another blown lead, another extra inning game. How the hell did the Cubs win this one?

by June 4, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Braves 6 – June 2, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Braves 6 – June 2, 2009

If there was ever a game that collectively stepped on your nuts, it was this one. And by your nuts, and I mean Randy Wells’ nuts. So much blame to[Read More…]

by June 3, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores