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New Pitching Coach Will Come from In-House

Perhaps unsurprising given the tight budgetary concerns, but the Chicago Cubs will not conduct an extensive search for a new pitching coach. Instead, the team will opt to promote from[Read More…]

by November 21, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Albert Pujols Not Long for the Cardinals?

Albert Pujols Not Long for the Cardinals?

Albert Pujols enters 2011 as the most-anticipated soon-to-be free agent since… LeBron James? Hard to come up with a comparison, to be honest. And yet, while everyone buzzes about future[Read More…]

Carlos Marmol Was Ridiculous in September

Carlos Marmol Was Ridiculous in September

Carlos Marmol closed out the season – as he did so many games – with dominance and flair, emerging as MLB’s reliever of the month for September. He set a[Read More…]

by October 5, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Marlon Byrd Hit Himself in the Face; Probably OK

Marlon Byrd Hit Himself in the Face; Probably OK

Chicago Cubs center fielder Marlon Byrd is a physical beast. Just look at those guns. And that begs the question of questions – can Marlon Byrd hit a ball so[Read More…]

by September 25, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Carlos Zambrano Reiterates Retirement Plan

Carlos Zambrano Reiterates Retirement Plan

Despite getting back to his formerly dominant self, Carlos Zambrano is taking the opportunity in the (positive) spotlight to remind folks that he plans to retire when his current contract[Read More…]

by September 16, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Obsessive New Manager Watch: It Ain’t La Russa

Obsessive New Manager Watch: It Ain’t La Russa

A collective sigh of relief rises up from the Cubs universe (though it’s an ironic sigh given how successful Tony La Russa has been), as Cardinals manager Tony La Russa[Read More…]

by September 16, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Schadenfreude: Tony La Russa and Colby Rasmus Aren’t in Love

Schadenfreude: Tony La Russa and Colby Rasmus Aren’t in Love

Let’s be clear about something from the get-go: the Chicago Cubs have suffered through a brutal 2010. They’ve had on-field and off-field headaches, and they’ve been profoundly uncompetitive. So when[Read More…]

by September 7, 2010 MLB News and Rumors
Ryan Dempster Misses Ted Lilly

Ryan Dempster Misses Ted Lilly

When the Chicago Cubs traded Ted Lilly to the Los Angeles Dodgers last week, Ryan Dempster became the unquestioned number one in the Chicago Cubs’ rotation. But despite that nominal[Read More…]

by August 5, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Obsessive Lilly Trade Watch: Cubs Would Like to Deal Lilly Before Tuesday

The Chicago Cubs are now actively shopping pitcher Ted Lilly, and would like to have a deal in place before Lilly’s next start, which is scheduled for Tuesday. With contenders[Read More…]

by July 24, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Zambranogate: Carlos Expected to Pitch for Iowa This Week

Zambranogate: Carlos Expected to Pitch for Iowa This Week

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Carlos Zambrano, who hasn’t pitched for the Cubs since June 25 when he exploded on his teammates after an inning of terrible work. He’s been working[Read More…]

by July 19, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Ted Lilly to the New York Mets?

Now that Cliff Lee is off the trade market, Chicago Cubs starter Ted Lilly becomes the best available lefty starting pitcher on the market, and remains one of the best[Read More…]

by July 10, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
We’re All Screwed: The Cardinals Call Up Aaron Miles

We’re All Screwed: The Cardinals Call Up Aaron Miles

I’ll level with you: the Cubs’ chances in the NL Central were already looking terrible. But after the Cardinals’ most recent move to shore up their bench, the Cubs have[Read More…]

by June 2, 2010 MLB News and Rumors
Carlos Zambrano Available Out of the Pen

Carlos Zambrano Available Out of the Pen

Though Carlos Zambrano is being moved back to the Chicago Cubs’ rotation, he’ll be available out of the bullpen until at least this Saturday – the second game of a[Read More…]

by May 27, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Albert Pujols Needs a Hug

Albert Pujols Needs a Hug

Albert Pujols is the best hitter in baseball. Swallow the bile, and admit it with me. You’ll be better for it. But even Pujols is not immune to struggles. Of[Read More…]

Zambrano Simulates Game, We Simulate Excitement

Zambrano Simulates Game, We Simulate Excitement

Chicago Cubs reliever starting pitcher Carlos Zambrano is being stretched out for a return to the rotation, having thrown a simulated game yesterday. Zambrano threw 73 pitches Monday in a[Read More…]

by May 25, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
The St. Louis Cardinals Cannot Be Defeated in the NL Central

The St. Louis Cardinals Cannot Be Defeated in the NL Central

The other teams in the National League Central might as well pack it in for the year, because the St. Louis Cardinals have already won the division. Apparently. It’s May[Read More…]

by May 3, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Report: Cubs Looking at Braden Looper

Report: Cubs Looking at Braden Looper

The Chicago Cubs have finally started looking externally for solutions to their bullpen woes. According to┬áKen Rosenthal, the Cubs hosted free agent Braden Looper late yesterday in Chicago (though the[Read More…]

by April 21, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Ted Lilly Would Make an Excellent Minor Leaguer

Ted Lilly Would Make an Excellent Minor Leaguer

Ted Lilly’s first minor league rehab start was a success yesterday, allowing just two baserunners in four innings. Lilly threw 51 pitches — 31 for strikes — over four innings[Read More…]

by April 15, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
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
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

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