Post Tagged with: "Kevin Gregg"


2009 Chicago Cubs Closerwatch: It’s the Final Countdown

2009 Chicago Cubs Closerwatch: It’s the Final Countdown

In case you hadn’t noticed, Spring Training Battlewatch has come to a close. With fewer and fewer battles remaining, it’s time to focus on the specific battles remaining. The closer[Read More…]

by March 23, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Spring Training Battlewatch: Lou Spills Some Beans

Spring Training Battlewatch: Lou Spills Some Beans

Today, instead of looking at box scores, let’s just look at some things manager Lou Piniella said yesterday. “There are two jobs open in that bullpen as far as I’m[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…]

Spring Training Battlewatch: March 5, 2009

The Chicago Cubs lost to the White Sox… again. Good thing it’s just fake baseball. Though the games are fake, the… battles… are… REAL! (you tittered right there, didn’t you?)[Read More…]

by March 6, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
At Least Kevin Gregg’s Shoulder isn’t Busted

At Least Kevin Gregg’s Shoulder isn’t Busted

The Chicago Cubs acquired Kevin Gregg from the Florida Marlins at the outset of the off-season, and the deal was roundly reviled for two reasons: 1.) It meant Kerry Wood[Read More…]

by February 21, 2009 MLB News and Rumors
The Last of the Optionless Cubs or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Crowded Bullpen

The Last of the Optionless Cubs or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Crowded Bullpen

Earlier in the off-season, the Cubs moved Felix Pie, Ronny Cedeno, and Michael Wuertz out of town – major league caliber players, for whom there was likely not a spot[Read More…]


The Cubs Have Two Closers

The Cubs Have Two Closers

The prevailing wisdom is that Carlos Marmol will take over as the Cubs’ closer this year, based on the fact that he is a large-eared super-bad-ass-master on the mound. But,[Read More…]

by January 27, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
The Sporting News Says the Cubs Have Had a Bad Offseason, Don’t Need Peavy

The Sporting News Says the Cubs Have Had a Bad Offseason, Don’t Need Peavy

While I appreciate the difficulty a “general” sports media source may have in covering every single team in every single sport with the same depth that a blog dedicated to[Read More…]

by January 23, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
Kevin Gregg Gets Paid

Kevin Gregg Gets Paid

As the Cubs have always done, they wrapped a one-year deal for Kevin Gregg before his case went to arbitration. Cubs agreed to terms with RHP Kevin Gregg on a[Read More…]

by January 19, 2009 Chicago Cubs Transactions
The Cubs Convention is Super

The Cubs Convention is Super

It’s almost here! Squeals of excitement! The Cubs Convention is this weekend, and although I’ve never been, I imagine it to be like the scene in Charlie in the Chocolate[Read More…]

by January 16, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Cubs Caravan Juicy Nuggets (eww)

Bruce Miles drops some knowledge on us from this year’s Cubs Caravan, and Carrie Muskat does the same, and here’s the ultramega shorthand: Carlos Marmol and Kevin Gregg are the[Read More…]

by January 15, 2009 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Aaron Miles and the Man He Replaces

Aaron Miles and the Man He Replaces

Many years ago – well, two, I guess – when I was but a humble poster on Chicago Cubs message boards, I was absolutely incensed at one of Jim Hendry’s[Read More…]

by January 5, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
Why Complaining about the DeRosa/Wood Moves Sucks

Why Complaining about the DeRosa/Wood Moves Sucks

Something we plan on doing regularly here at Bleacher Nation is explaining why the latest Chicago Cubs news and rumors suck. Does that mean that the person writing about it[Read More…]

by January 3, 2009 Analysis and Commentary