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Dusty Baker’s Head Was Thoroughly Buried in the Sand

Dusty Baker’s Head Was Thoroughly Buried in the Sand

Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker now has the dubious distinction of having managed two of the most notorious busted steroid users – Barry Bonds with the San Francisco Giants and[Read More…]

The Cubs World Series Chances Are Diminishing, But Still Surprisingly High

The Cubs World Series Chances Are Diminishing, But Still Surprisingly High

When the 2009 season started, the Chicago Cubs were the prohibitive favorite to win the National League Central, and were a strong favorite to represent the Senior Circuit in the[Read More…]

by June 14, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
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…]

Enhanced Box Score: Dodgers 8, Cubs 2 – May 31, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Dodgers 8, Cubs 2 – May 31, 2009

Well, that was an ugly little episode. Think maybe Lou Piniella’s comments that Sean Marshall would be headed to the bullpen when Rich Harden returns got in Marshall’s head at[Read More…]

by June 1, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Dodgers 0, Cubs 7 – May 30, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Dodgers 0, Cubs 7 – May 30, 2009

That was the first game in a long time where it felt like the Cubs were going to win from the word go.

by May 31, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Dodgers 1, Cubs 2 – May 29, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Dodgers 1, Cubs 2 – May 29, 2009

Turnabout is fair play, eh Dodgers? Beating Billingsley is a serious accomplishment. Series is tied 1-1, and a split would be juuuust fine with me.

by May 30, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Dodgers 2, Cubs 1 – May 28, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Dodgers 2, Cubs 1 – May 28, 2009

Well, the offensive woes are somewhat back. Lots of baserunners, just one run. Frustrating to be that close in the 8th and 9th innings and come up short. Totally wasted[Read More…]

by May 29, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Obsessive Peavywatch: Tired of It Yet? Too Bad!

Obsessive Peavywatch: Tired of It Yet? Too Bad!

You missed it. Admit it. You missed it. The Obsessive Peavywatch is back! New scuttlebutt from Jayson Stark has Jake Peavy possibly on the move, and the Cubs as a[Read More…]

by May 20, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive Peavywatch: The Cubs Literally Almost Acquired Jake Peavy

Obsessive Peavywatch: The Cubs Literally Almost Acquired Jake Peavy

We all know that the Chicago Cubs were pursuing a deal for Jake Peavy in the offseason. But we had been led to believe that the deal never got past[Read More…]

by April 7, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
The Cubs Are Power Ranked

The Cubs Are Power Ranked

I don’t know why every ranking of Major League Baseball teams in the universe are called “power rankings” (because baseball involves power, I guess?), but they are. And the first[Read More…]

Why the 2009 Houston Astros Will Suck

Why the 2009 Houston Astros Will Suck

This is the fourth installment in Bleacher Nation’s 2009 preview of the National League Central – specifically, how every team not named the Cubs is going to suck. Previously: Cincinnati[Read More…]

Spring Training Battlewatch: March 17, 2009

The Chicago Cubs exacted more fake revenge on the Los Angeles Dodgers for last year’s pathetically, embarrassingly, awfully, ridiculously, pathetically, I know I already said pathetically but it was really[Read More…]

by March 18, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
The Chicago Cubs Financial Incentive to Let Kevin Gregg Close

The Chicago Cubs Financial Incentive to Let Kevin Gregg Close

Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella has said he’s likely to announce the team’s closer for the upcoming season by the end of this week. Despite popular opinion to the contrary,[Read More…]

Why the 2009 Pittsburgh Pirates Will Suck

Why the 2009 Pittsburgh Pirates Will Suck

This is the third installment in Bleacher Nation’s 2009 preview of the National League Central – specifically, how every team not named the Cubs is going to suck. Previously: Cincinnati[Read More…]

by March 12, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
Why the 2009 Milwaukee Brewers Will Suck

Why the 2009 Milwaukee Brewers Will Suck

This is the second installment in Bleacher Nation’s weekly series, exploring precisely why the other teams in the National League Central are going to suck in 2009. Previously: Cincinnati Reds.[Read More…]

by March 5, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
Lou Piniella Hates Mark DeRosa, Until He Doesn’t

Lou Piniella Hates Mark DeRosa, Until He Doesn’t

Everyone was surprised when the Chicago Cubs dealt Mark DeRosa to the Cleveland Indians for prospects two months ago – well, except those of us who (erroneously) assumed the deal[Read More…]

The First Spring Training Game is Here

The First Spring Training Game is Here

Only 38 more to go until Opening Day. Jeff Samardzija gets the first start for the Chicago Cubs as they open up the Cactus League against the Los Angeles Dodgers[Read More…]

by February 25, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
OMG Brian Roberts and OMG Orlando Hudson… Are Not Going to be Cubs

OMG Brian Roberts and OMG Orlando Hudson… Are Not Going to be Cubs

So, not that either second baseman looked likely to become a Chicago Cub, it’s worth noting that Orlando Hudson and Brian Roberts don’t look likely to be Cubs any time[Read More…]

by February 23, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors

Will the Cubs Ever Sign a LOOGY?

MLBTradeRumors recently put together a solid list of the available lefty relievers on the market, who specialize in getting left-handed hitters out (that’s LOOGYs to us nerds). The list looks[Read More…]

by February 22, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Orlando Hudson to the Cubs?

Orlando Hudson to the Cubs?

There was a thinly-veiled rumor out of Boston (?) yesterday about surprisingly-yet-unsigned second baseman, Orlando Hudson. And that rumor is that the Cubs are one of only three teams looking[Read More…]

by February 9, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

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