Quantcast

Post Tagged with: "David Patton"

The First Cut is the Deepest: Nine Players Get the First Spring Axe

The First Cut is the Deepest: Nine Players Get the First Spring Axe

Spring cuts are upon us, but there’s actually little news here – none of the nine guys who comprise the first set of cuts were expected to actually make the[Read More…]

Spring Training Participants

Spring Training Participants

Here’s a helpful recap of the players participating in Spring Training with the Chicago Cubs this year – pitchers and catchers report this week. Thanks to┬áBruce Miles for putting this[Read More…]

by February 16, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
The Rule 5 Draft is Today

The Rule 5 Draft is Today

The Rule 5 Draft takes place today, and the Chicago Cubs are expected to consider drafting a player or two. You would have to believe if a solid-looking outfielder were[Read More…]

Rule V Draft Primer: Cubs Add 5 to 40-Man Roster

Rule V Draft Primer: Cubs Add 5 to 40-Man Roster

Early December marks the arrival Major League Baseball’s other draft, commonly known as the Rule V draft. The gist: unlike THE draft, this one makes players on other teams available[Read More…]

Cubs Complete the Patton Ruse

Cubs Complete the Patton Ruse

When the Chicago Cubs took reliever David Patton in the Rule V draft, no one believed he would remain with the Cubs for long. After all, to stay a Cub,[Read More…]

by September 3, 2009 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs News
September Call-Ups

September Call-Ups

As the calendar flips to September tomorrow, the Chicago Cubs’ roster will expand from 25 to 40, and the team can therefore call up a whole bunch of youngsters to[Read More…]

by August 31, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
The Cubs Pull a Fast One with David Patton’s Injury

The Cubs Pull a Fast One with David Patton’s Injury

Facts: 1.) David Patton was a Rule V pick from the Colorado Rockies. 2.) A team must keep a Rule V pick on the Major League roster (aka the 25-man[Read More…]

by July 15, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Sam Fuld and Kevin Hart to AAA Iowa, David Patton to DL

Outfielder Sam Fuld did everything that was asked of him and did it well, but sometimes the numbers just don’t work. Micah Hoffpauir would have been an equally good choice,[Read More…]

by July 6, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Reed Johnson’s Rehab Assignment: Follow Aramis Ramirez

Reed Johnson’s Rehab Assignment: Follow Aramis Ramirez

Outfielder Reed Johnson is coming back from a back injury, and he’ll be starting a rehab assignment today in Peoria – along with Aramis Ramirez. He’s expected to play three[Read More…]

The Unbearable Lightness of Keeping Patton

The Unbearable Lightness of Keeping Patton

“In the sunset of dissolution, everything is illuminated by the aura of nostalgia, even the guillotine.” ~ The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera. Late last week, Chicago Cubs pitcher[Read More…]

by May 26, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
Luis Vizcaino is Officially Gone – And Apparently Lou Pushed Him Out the Door

Luis Vizcaino is Officially Gone – And Apparently Lou Pushed Him Out the Door

The Chicago Cubs designated reliever Luis Vizcaino, earlier received from the Rockies for Jason Marquis, for assignment two weeks ago, and now have officially released him. The Cubs will be[Read More…]

So What’s Going to Happen With Luis Vizcaino?

So What’s Going to Happen With Luis Vizcaino?

The Chicago Cubs designated reliever Luis Vizcaino for assignment four days ago. Recall that when a player is designated for assignment, a team has 10 days to trade or release[Read More…]

by April 28, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Samardzija is Back (redux), and Somebody’s Out

Samardzija is Back (redux), and Somebody’s Out

Jeff Samardzija makes his way back to the big club today after pitching very well to start the year in AAA Iowa, and manager Lou Piniella says he’ll help out[Read More…]

by April 23, 2009 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Cubs Have Been Contacted About Trading a Reliever

Cubs Have Been Contacted About Trading a Reliever

Unless that reliever is Carlos Marmol, I have a hard time believing another team is aggressively pursuing anyone else in the pen. But, hey, whatever. Cross your fingers for Neal[Read More…]

by April 22, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Cubs Release Chad Gaudin, Jeff Samardzija to AAA

Cubs Release Chad Gaudin, Jeff Samardzija to AAA

The Chicago Cubs bullpen is set: David Patton and Angel Guzman are in, Chad Gaudin and Jeff Samardzija are out. Ultimately, this is the precise series of moves we had[Read More…]

Reed Johnson Thinks David Patton Is Making the Team

Reed Johnson Thinks David Patton Is Making the Team

I actually missed this bit a couple days ago, but as we’re on the verge of Lou Piniella’s announcement regarding the bullpen, it was too good not to post. Reed[Read More…]

by April 4, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors, Cublogoverse

Bleacher Nation Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. Bleacher Nation is a private media site, and it is not affiliated in any way with Major League Baseball or the Chicago Cubs. Neither MLB nor the Chicago Cubs have endorsed, supported, directed, or participated in the creation of the content at this site, or in the creation of the site itself. It's just a media site that happens to cover the Chicago Cubs.

Bleacher Nation is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.

Google+