Reliever Matt Capps, who had an ERA approaching 6 last year, has drawn a tremendous amount of attention this offseason following his non-tender by the Pittsburgh Pirates. Among the interested[Read More…]
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After finally trading Milton Bradley, Jim Hendry can turn his focus to the clear, singular problem with this team: the lack of middle relief. Um. Guh? Matt Capps is 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…]
On Friday, May 8, the Chicago Cubs were playing the Milwaukee Brewers. It was a nondescript, early season game. In the third inning, Ryan Braun drove a hard grounder down[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…]
Most times, a doubleheader sweep at the hands of the Pittsburgh Pirates, where the Cubs scored just two runs total, and gave up 12, would incur a blinding dollop of[Read More…]
Ted Lilly’s stellar 2009 campaign is over, and it ended unfortunately – a four-run first inning spoiled an otherwise excellent performance.
And with that impressive win, the Chicago Cubs were officially eliminated from playoff contention.
When Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella yanked Carlos Zambrano from yesterday’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Zambrano was visibly frustrated with the decision. Zambrano had pitched six effective innings, and[Read More…]
The Cubs sweep the Pirates, and can clearly beat bad teams this year. Unfortunately, there weren’t enough bad teams on the schedule.
The Chicago Cubs led off the game with an MLB record tying eight straight hits. Spread ’em out, boys.
As always, the Pirates are like soothing aloe on a bad sunburn.
Another box scoreless enhanced box score. This time the rain won, and nobody else. It was the Pirates last and best weapon. — Sent from my mobile device