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Mitch Atkins to Chicago, Brian Schlitter to DL

Brian Schlitter is the latest Chicago Cub to come down with bad-performance-itis. I kid (sort of), but following his disastrous outing on Friday against the Reds, the Cubs discovered that[Read More…]

Lou Piniella: “We probably will be sellers”

Lou Piniella: “We probably will be sellers”

Even though the Chicago Cubs just managed to secure an AMAZING series victory – their first in 12 tries – the team is still so far behind in the NL[Read More…]

by July 7, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Zambranogate: Carlos to Start Working Out

Zambranogate: Carlos to Start Working Out

Not the pumping-iron-with-angrily-tattooed-“love”-and-“hate”-knuckles type of working out, that is, just the throwing-the-baseball kind of working out. Though I could totally see him doing the former in an ill-lit apartment building[Read More…]

by July 6, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Zambranogate: Carlos Will Probably Do a Rehab Assignment Before Returning

Zambranogate: Carlos Will Probably Do a Rehab Assignment Before Returning

By the time Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano returns to the team, following his placement on the restricted list so that he can get anger management counseling (you just can’t[Read More…]

by July 2, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Zambranogate: Carlos Won’t Be Back Until After All Star Break

Zambranogate: Carlos Won’t Be Back Until After All Star Break

Although we aren’t yet sure when Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano will return to the team, we know that it won’t be for a while. Zambrano, 29, moves today from[Read More…]

by June 29, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Lou Piniella is Officially Out of Ideas

Lou Piniella is Officially Out of Ideas

In his desire to retain some semblance of control over the Chicago Cubs’ clubhouse, increasingly apathetic manager Lou Piniella is taking it straight to the players.¬†For ideas. On how to[Read More…]

by June 28, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Zambranogate: Carlos “Expected” to Return, and Will Be in Bullpen

Carlos Zambrano is “expected” to return to the Chicago Cubs at some point, though at present, no one with the Cubs has yet spoken to him. When – and if[Read More…]

Carlos Zambrano Has Lost It

He’s lost it, and he’s been suspended indefinitely by the Cubs. If you missed today’s Cubs/White Sox game, you missed some serious Carlos Zambrano related drama. Here’s a recap, and[Read More…]

by June 25, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Aramis Ramirez Won’t Be Back Until Friday

Aramis Ramirez Won’t Be Back Until Friday

Aramis Ramirez is eligible to come off the disabled list today, but the Chicago Cubs are going to wait a couple of days before actually activating him. He won’t play[Read More…]

by June 23, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Aramis Ramirez Takes Batting Practice

Aramis Ramirez Takes Batting Practice

Chicago Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez has been on the disabled list for a week, in part due to terrible play, but also in part due to a bone bruise[Read More…]

by June 16, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
At Least Kosuke Fukudome is Trying to Improve

At Least Kosuke Fukudome is Trying to Improve

Kosuke Fukudome has been sliding terribly. This, we all know. But at least he’s trying to work with coaches and instructors to turn things around – in fact, he’s bringing[Read More…]

by June 16, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Tyler Colvin is Finally a Starter?

Tyler Colvin is Finally a Starter?

Coming out of Spring Training, the Chicago Cubs looked like they had five capable outfielders – a nice problem to have. Manager Lou Piniella vowed that youngster Tyler Colvin, who[Read More…]

by June 14, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Mitch Atkins to Chicago, James Russell to Iowa

With the Chicago starting pitchers failing to go deep into games lately, the bullpen has been a bit taxed. To that end, the Cubs reached into AAA Iowa to pull[Read More…]

God’s, Um, Wrath Watch? Aramis Ramirez Headed to DL

God’s, Um, Wrath Watch? Aramis Ramirez Headed to DL

Barely one year ago, when Chicago Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez dove on a grounder to third, landed awkwardly, and rolled around in pain, we were all absolutely terrified –[Read More…]

by June 9, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Neither Derrek Lee Nor Lou Piniella Expect Lee to be Traded

Neither Derrek Lee Nor Lou Piniella Expect Lee to be Traded

Late last week, there were several rumors surrounding Chicago Cubs first baseman Derrek Lee (as well as bench bat Xavier Nady) as a possible trade target for the suddenly-in-the-market-for-a-first-baseman Los[Read More…]

by June 7, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Lou Piniella, Like the Rest of Us, is Frustrated

Of course, some of our frustration is directed at Lou Piniella, himself – so at least in one regard, our respective frustrations diverge. Lou Piniella is fed up, and this[Read More…]

by June 5, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Lou Piniella Clearly Reads Bleacher Nation

Lou Piniella Clearly Reads Bleacher Nation

Yesterday, Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella finally sat several of his unproductive starters, including three and four hitters Derrek Lee and Aramis Ramirez. The Ramirez benching was particularly notable, as[Read More…]

by June 2, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Praise Jeebus: John Grabow to the DL, Andrew Cashner Called Up

Praise Jeebus: John Grabow to the DL, Andrew Cashner Called Up

Word broke late last week (and then picked up steam over the weekend) that Chicago Cubs pitching prospect Andrew Cashner, recently placed in the AAA Iowa bullpen, would be called[Read More…]

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