Post Tagged with: "Nationals"

Has Jim Hendry’s Passion for Austin Kearns Abated? We’ll Find Out

One of the worst kept secrets of Jim Hendry’s tenure as the general manager of the Chicago Cubs is his lust for outfielder Austin Kearns. Hendry repeatedly – and publicly[Read More…]

Bob Brenly Wants to Manage – Maybe the Cubs, Maybe Elsewhere

Bob Brenly Wants to Manage – Maybe the Cubs, Maybe Elsewhere

Chicago Cubs broadcaster Bob Brenly has grown on Cubs fans – well, me anyway – and just as he has, he’s talking about leaving the broadcast booth for the dugout.[Read More…]


Why the Final Week Rainout and the Last Game Loss Were Blessings

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…]

Cubs Minor Leaguer Busted for Steroids

Cubs Minor Leaguer Busted for Steroids

A youngster in the Chicago Cubs organization, participating at the Dominican Summer League level (read: really, really far away from ever having an impact on the big team), has been[Read More…]

Enhanced Box Score: Nationals 5, Cubs 4 – August 27, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Nationals 5, Cubs 4 – August 27, 2009

A series loss to the Nationals may be the kick in the pants the Cubs need… to start selling.

by August 28, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Nationals 4, Cubs 9 – August 26, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Nationals 4, Cubs 9 – August 26, 2009

Yeah, look at that! The Cubs beat the Nationals! Where are all the Cardinal trolls now!?!

by August 27, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores

Enhanced Box Score: Nationals 15, Cubs 6 – August 25, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Nationals 15, Cubs 6 – August 25, 2009

That certainly feels like the RIP game for the 2009 Chicago Cubs.

by August 26, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores

Carlos Zambrano to Chicago, Esmailin Caridad to Iowa

The Chicago Cubs activated Carlos Zambrano from the disabled list for his start tonight against the Washington Nationals, and in a corresponding move sent down pitcher Esmailin Caridad to AAA[Read More…]

by August 25, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
God’s Wrathwatch: Carlos Zambrano Returns Tomorrow

God’s Wrathwatch: Carlos Zambrano Returns Tomorrow

After a successful mini-rehab stint, Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano is ready to return to the Cubs tomorrow, when he’ll start against the Washington Nationals. It should therefore feel a[Read More…]

by August 24, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Are Looking at a Bevy of Lefty Relievers

Cubs Are Looking at a Bevy of Lefty Relievers

The moves the Chicago Cubs might make at this year’s trade deadline fall squarely into the “tinkering” category rather than the “OMG NOMAH!!!!” category. Specifically, the Cubs look to try[Read More…]

by July 23, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Phillies 10 – July 20, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Phillies 10 – July 20, 2009

Yeah, so. The Nationals the Phillies are not.

by July 21, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 11, Nationals 3 – July 19, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 11, Nationals 3 – July 19, 2009

Thank the baseball gods for the Washington Nationals. The Cubs needed a 3-1 series win like crazy, and they got a four-game sweep. Like mana from heaven those Nats are.[Read More…]

by July 20, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores

Sam Fuld to Iowa, Cubs Back to 12 Pitchers

Yeah, so this was probably obvious to you given the fact that Kevin Hart was recalled in advance of today’s game to start against the Nationals, but the Cubs had[Read More…]

by July 19, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Lilly, Dempster, Soto Injury Updates

Lilly, Dempster, Soto Injury Updates

The Chicago Cubs have so many players recovering from injuries, it is, at times, difficult to keep them all straight. For example, what the hell happened to Aaron Miles? Don’t[Read More…]

by July 19, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 6, Nationals 5 – July 18, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 6, Nationals 5 – July 18, 2009

Hey, Alfonso Soriano did something on the offensive side that wasn’t, you know, offensive. I guess the injured little pinky¬† was a good thing. At least Milton Bradley still stank[Read More…]

by July 19, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores