Cuban youngster Aroldis Chapman has been attached to a number of teams this winter, including the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs long ago appeared to bow out of the bidding –[Read More…]
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This may come as something of a surprise, but the 2000s were not kind to the Chicago Cubs. Sure, they were more competitive in this decade than any of the[Read More…]
Despite the insanity of it all, Chicago Cubs general manager Jim Hendry continues his hot pursuit of another reliever to squeeze into the team’s very crowded bullpen. He seems intent[Read More…]
Apparently having your name attached to the Chicago Cubs as a possible offseason target is the kiss of death. First, Mark Teahen was dealt from the Kansas City Royals to[Read More…]
The 2010 Major League Baseball draft order is out, pending changes due to free agency signings, and the Chicago Cubs come in at 16th. That the Cubs are 16th and[Read More…]
A Smoltz with any other team would not smell as sweet – or perform as well. John Smoltz is apparently close to signing with the St. Louis Cardinals. Smoltz, 42,[Read More…]
There aren’t words for how crazy that game was. A couple of star Ramirez’s hurt after being hit by pitches. Zambrano out. Theriot in. Gregg blows. Soriano infield. All over[Read More…]
Carlos Zambrano left today’s game against the Marlins in the third inning with “stiffness in his back.” Awesome. If there’s one thing this Cubs team needs, it’s more injuries.
It’s easy to pin this one on Carlos Marmol, but it has just as much to do with the lack of offense – specifically the 0-fer in the top two[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs sent pitcher Mitch Atkins back to AAA Iowa yesterday, and are expected to recall outfielder Sam Fuld later today before the game against the Florida Marlins. The[Read More…]
You have to wonder whether Reed Johnson going down will change the Cubs’ outfield priorities, but for now, it appears they’re still looking for a corner outfield bat from the[Read More…]
Following the Chicago Cubs’ crushing and embarrassing sweep in the playoffs last year at the hands of the Los Angeles Dodgers, manager Lou Piniella was ardent in his support for[Read More…]
Confirming What We Already Knew But Were Afraid to Say: Sammy Sosa Tested Positive for Steroids in 2003
Well crap. I say that not because I am (was?) a huge Sammy Sosa fan. Sure, his dual with Mark McGwire in 1998 was unreal (actually, I guess it was),[Read More…]
Derrek Lee hit a grand slam and the Cubs won again. Great. But at what cost?
What is that, 7 down, 18 to go? Cubs starting pitcher Carlos Zambrano had to leave Sunday’s game against the Florida Marlins in the fifth inning after straining his left[Read More…]
Ted Lilly was dominant but only one man deserves enhancement on this day.
A comeback victory? That’s un-possible!