Ryan Dempster, Carlos Zambrano, and Matt Garza will start the first three games of the Chicago Cubs’ season, but, so far, the Cubs have not announced which two pitchers would[Read More…]
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In his short time as manager, Mike Quade has already established that he likes to talk. A lot. As someone who writes about all things Chicago Cubs, having a gregarious[Read More…]
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Many professional sports contracts preclude players from participating in non-sanctioned extracurricular athletic activities like pick-up basketball games or extreme baking. After learning that Carlos Zambrano recently played some softball, I am wondering[Read More…]
From the moment Albert Pujols declined to sign an extension with the Cardinals by his self-imposed deadline, thus (theoretically) ensuring his ascendency into free agency after the season, we all[Read More…]
The St. Louis Cardinals and star first baseman Albert Pujols are running out of time to negotiate an extension beyond the 2011 season, if Pujols’ stated negotiating deadline is to[Read More…]
One of the most attractive things about Lou Piniella when he was signed was his reputation as being a guy who wasn’t going to put up with any of the[Read More…]
New Cubs Matt Garza and Carlos Pena, and recently-returned Cub Kerry Wood, will be at this weekend’s Cubs Convention, together with a number of other Cubs stars. And, of course,[Read More…]
Some years are leaner than others when it comes to attendance at the annual Cubs Convention – but 2011 is going to feature some big names. Kerry Wood, Carlos Zambrano[Read More…]
As I predicted yesterday, Cliff Lee going to the Phillies is going to be the genesis of a great deal of action – and a great deal of gum-flappin’. Specifically,[Read More…]
There was a time – oh, say, July – when the collective thought of Chicago Cubs fans and management, alike, went something like this: “How are we ever going to[Read More…]
Mid-season, everyone knew the Chicago Cubs would love to dump Carlos Zambrano and Kosuke Fukudome. Then the duo had two of the best second halves of the season on the[Read More…]
A couple years ago, Kent Sterling of ESPN Radio wrote a piece on why the 2009 Chicago Cubs would not win. Recall, the 2008 iteration of the Cubs had won[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs’ rotation at present figures to feature Carlos Zambrano and Ryan Dempster for sure, but the other three spots are somewhat up in the air. Randy Wells is[Read More…]
With the World Series at its close (thank GOD those poor, long-suffering Giants fans got their championship, no?), the offseason is officially upon us. Nearly 200 players filed for free[Read More…]