Post Tagged with: "Lou Piniella"


Carlos Zambrano Handled the Move to the Bullpen Like a Professional, Even if He Was Upset

Carlos Zambrano Handled the Move to the Bullpen Like a Professional, Even if He Was Upset

Now that Carlos Zambrano is back in the rotation and pitching reasonably well (that is to say, the result have been reasonably good even if his pitches don’t look so[Read More…]

by August 26, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Tyler Colvin is Likely to Start Playing Games at First Base This Week

With Derrek Lee off to the Atlanta Braves, and without a clear replacement in the Chicago Cubs’ system, outfielder Tyler Colvin will start playing some games at first base starting[Read More…]

by August 21, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Unsurprisey Surprise: Tyler Colvin Working Out at First Base

Unsurprisey Surprise: Tyler Colvin Working Out at First Base

As we fans looked ahead to 2011, on the assumption that Derrek Lee would not return to the Chicago Cubs, we had a collective head-scratching session on who would be[Read More…]

by August 20, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Jeff Samardzija Expected to Join Chicago Cubs Soon

Jeff Samardzija Expected to Join Chicago Cubs Soon

On September 1, MLB teams can expand their active roster – usually limited to 25 players – to as many as 40 players; namely, the 40 guys on the 40-man[Read More…]

Carlos Silva Throws Successfully Off the Mound

Carlos Silva Throws Successfully Off the Mound

Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Silva, recovering from a heart procedure last week, threw 25 pitches off the mound yesterday, and says he felt good. “It felt weird but it felt[Read More…]

by August 17, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
God’s Wrath Watch: Derrek Lee’s Back is Jacked

God’s Wrath Watch: Derrek Lee’s Back is Jacked

Oh, you fickle deity. Just when Derrek Lee starts really grooving at the plate, he starts suffering from a bulging disc in his lower back. The discomfort was severe enough[Read More…]

by August 17, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Casey Coleman to the Rotation, Thomas Diamond to the Pen

After two poor starts (three, if you count his deceptively bad debut against the Brewers), Thomas Diamond has been bumped from the rotation in favor of (surprise) another rookie. Casey[Read More…]

by August 15, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Aramis Ramirez Might Return Today

The Chicago Cubs have been without third baseman Aramis Ramirez – who was actually starting to sort of hit like Aramis Ramirez – for the last few days. Ramirez hurt[Read More…]

by August 14, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Everyone Wants to Manage the Cubs, but the Cubs Have to Pay Them More for Some Reason

Everyone Wants to Manage the Cubs, but the Cubs Have to Pay Them More for Some Reason

Chicago Cubs general manager Jim Hendry recently stated that he’s poised to begin the search for the next Cubs’ manager, which position will be open following Lou Piniella’s retirement at[Read More…]

Lou Piniella Won’t Be With Chicago Cubs in San Francisco

Lou Piniella Won’t Be With Chicago Cubs in San Francisco

Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella won’t be managing the Cubs out in San Francisco this week. Not because he’s tired of watching the crap, mind you; it’s because his mother[Read More…]

by August 9, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Starlin Castro: Rookie of the Year?

Starlin Castro: Rookie of the Year?

I semi-jokingly made the comment in an EBS a couple of weeks ago, but Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro is making it look a whole lot less jokey lately. Could[Read More…]

by August 6, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Casey Coleman to Chicago, Carlos Silva to the DL

After experiencing a racing heart and chest discomfort, Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Silva spent what was probably a pretty scary night in the hospital. The good news is that everything[Read More…]


Aramis Ramirez’s Thumb is Still Bothering Him

Aramis Ramirez sat out yesterday’s series finale against the Rockies because his thumb – which kept him out for a significant stretch earlier this year, and crapped up his performance[Read More…]

by August 2, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Zambranogate: Teammates and Lou Piniella Looking Forward to Carlos Zambrano’s Return

Zambranogate: Teammates and Lou Piniella Looking Forward to Carlos Zambrano’s Return

Tomorrow, Zambranogate – the obvious and cheesy name I gave to the events and aftermath surrounding Carlos Zambrano’s explosion on his teammates last month – will come to a close,[Read More…]

by July 29, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
God’s Wrath Watch: Not Geovany Soto!

God’s Wrath Watch: Not Geovany Soto!

Of all the personnel the Chicago Cubs could lose to injury, catcher Geovany Soto might be the hardest to stomach. He leads all catchers in several offensive categories, and he’s[Read More…]

by July 27, 2010 Chicago Cubs News