Post Tagged with: "Lou Piniella"


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
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