Post Tagged with: "Lou Piniella"


Tom Ricketts: Jim Hendry is the Cubs GM “Going Into Next Year”

Tom Ricketts: Jim Hendry is the Cubs GM “Going Into Next Year”

With the announcement that Lou Piniella will retire at the end of this season, Jim Hendry’s status as Chicago Cubs General Manager was bound to receive some new scrutiny for[Read More…]

by July 21, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Lou Piniella Wants Tyler Colvin and Starlin Castro to Stay at the Top of the Order

Lou Piniella Wants Tyler Colvin and Starlin Castro to Stay at the Top of the Order

Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella has never been a completely conventional guy (Carlos Zambrano to the bullpen?), but neither has he been a statistical renegade – eschewing stats in favor[Read More…]


Zambranogate: Carlos Expected to Pitch for Iowa This Week

Zambranogate: Carlos Expected to Pitch for Iowa This Week

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Carlos Zambrano, who hasn’t pitched for the Cubs since June 25 when he exploded on his teammates after an inning of terrible work. He’s been working[Read More…]

by July 19, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Zambranogate: Carlos Has No More Anger, is Throwing in Arizona

Chicago Cubs pitcher/teen heart-throb Carlos Zambrano has (successfully?) completed anger management therapy. I guess he’s not angry anymore – the anger sharks are no longer swimming. Far more importantly, he’s[Read More…]

by July 15, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Would Joe Girardi Leave the Yankees to Manage the Cubs?

Would Joe Girardi Leave the Yankees to Manage the Cubs?

Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella’s contract is up at the end of this year, and while he gets all the support in the world from Jim Hendry and Tom Ricketts,[Read More…]

Zambranogate: When Will Carlos Return?

Zambranogate: When Will Carlos Return?

Carlos Zambrano remains on the restricted list, suspended by the Chicago Cubs, and theoretically out until he completes anger management counseling. But when will that be? And even if he[Read More…]

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