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…]
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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
So, as you may have guessed by the stark absence of a box score below, there isn’t going to be one today. I am in Chicago this weekend to visit[Read More…]
Well that was fun. And with that, the Cubs are scrambling to schedule the Pirates for every game remaining this year. That’s pretty much the only way they’ll win another[Read More…]
Yesterday, the Chicago Cubs traded pitchers Kevin Hart and Jose Ascanio, as well as minor league infielder Josh Harrison to the Pirates for pitchers John Grabow and Tom Gorzelanny. And[Read More…]
Though the Chicago Cubs have likely already made the big deal they’ll make before this year’s non-waiver trade deadline – acquiring pitchers John Grabow and Tom Gorzelanny from the Pittsburgh[Read More…]
The San Francisco Giants just acquired Sanchez from the Pirates. Leaving no ambiguity about their intention to chase a playoff spot this season, the Giants dealt heralded minor league pitcher[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…]
July 31 is the non-waiver trade deadline. Translation: you can make whatever deal you want if you make it before that date. After July 31, but before September 1, you[Read More…]
Admit it. You missed the enhanced box score over the break. New rule for the Cubs: Rich Harden may only pitch on 10 days rest, may only pitch on the[Read More…]