Post Tagged with: "Phillies"
Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano’s back injury proved just a little too much to handled. Thus, the Cubs have sent him to the disabled list. “He went home today,” general[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs are focusing their trade deadline efforts on acquiring a lefty reliever, and most are not expected to come at a terribly steep price. But apparently the Pittsburgh[Read More…]
All things considered, it was an acceptable series for the Cubs. Sure, you never like to lose two of three, but the Cubs ran into an absolute buzz saw of[Read More…]
Contrary to popular belief, maligned outfield Milton Bradley was not signed by the Chicago Cubs to a 3 year, $30 million deal this offseason. He was signed to a 2[Read More…]
Another day, another one run. If you’re looking for consolation here, look no further than Rich Harden’s now back-to-back excellent performances. Maybe he’s turning things around. If you’re like me,[Read More…]
Yeah, so. The Nationals the Phillies are not.
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…]
When starting catcher Geovany Soto went down this week with an oblique injury, the Chicago Cubs had to scramble for a back-up catcher. And despite two adequately performing catchers at[Read More…]
When the 2009 season started, the Chicago Cubs were the prohibitive favorite to win the National League Central, and were a strong favorite to represent the Senior Circuit in the[Read More…]
An off day is the perfect time to return to obsessing about a trade that will almost certainly never happen, and given the Chicago Cubs’ offensive struggles, is almost certain[Read More…]
You missed it. Admit it. You missed it. The Obsessive Peavywatch is back! New scuttlebutt from Jayson Stark has Jake Peavy possibly on the move, and the Cubs as a[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs designated reliever Luis Vizcaino, earlier received from the Rockies for Jason Marquis, for assignment two weeks ago, and now have officially released him. The Cubs will be[Read More…]
I don’t know why every ranking of Major League Baseball teams in the universe are called “power rankings” (because baseball involves power, I guess?), but they are. And the first[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs made their second round of red tag roster cuts yesterday. The Cubs also sent five players back to the minor league camp: Pitchers Brian Schlitter, J. R.[Read More…]
This is the third installment in Bleacher Nation’s 2009 preview of the National League Central – specifically, how every team not named the Cubs is going to suck. Previously: Cincinnati[Read More…]
Every sports publication in the world puts out season previews. Some are interesting, some aren’t. For the most part, folks just don’t have the time necessary to do the kind[Read More…]
MLBTradeRumors recently put together a solid list of the available lefty relievers on the market, who specialize in getting left-handed hitters out (that’s LOOGYs to us nerds). The list looks[Read More…]
One more 25th man option goes out the window. Free-agent infielder Rich Aurilia will return to the Giants on a minor-league contract, according to a major-league source. Aurilia, 37, chose[Read More…]
It can’t be a surprise in an offseason where guys like Adam Dunn and Bobby Abreu can’t find work, but in case you were wondering about the price tag on[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs have purchased the contract of catcher Shawn McGill from the independent Lincoln Saltdogs (heck of name). McGill batted .299 with nine home runs, 43 RBI and 82[Read More…]
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