Post Tagged with: "Pirates"


Obsessive Ramirez Dislocationwatch: Back Today

After seven days out, Chicago Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez is expected to return for today’s series finale against the Pirates. Ramirez’s ailing shoulder received a cortisone shot nearly a[Read More…]

by August 16, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 1, Cubs 3 – August 15, 2009

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…]

by August 15, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores

Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 2, Cubs 17(!) – August 14, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 2, Cubs 17(!) – August 14, 2009

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…]

by August 14, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Tom Gorzelanny Will Start for the Cubs

Tom Gorzelanny Will Start for the Cubs

As we anticipated, Tom Gorzelanny was acquired as a stop-gap for the Chicago Cubs’ rotation as it misses Ted Lilly. He’ll start three times in Lilly’s absence. Newly acquired Cubs[Read More…]

The Pirates Trade; or Why Tom Gorzelanny Better Be Awesome

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…]

by July 31, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
Cubs Will Keep Exploring Deals Up to Today’s Deadline

Cubs Will Keep Exploring Deals Up to Today’s Deadline

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…]

by July 31, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Cubs Acquire Grabow, Gorzelanny From Pirates

Today, the Chicago Cubs sent pitchers Kevin Hart and Jose Ascanio, as well as minor league infielder Josh Harrison to the Pirates for lefty reliever John Grabow and lefty sometimes[Read More…]

by July 31, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

I Told You Freddy Sanchez Wasn’t Coming to the Cubs

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…]

by July 30, 2009 MLB News and Rumors
Freddy Sanchez Unlikely for the Cubs

Freddy Sanchez Unlikely for the Cubs

Mini update on the Chicago Cubs’ pursuit of a bat. The one spot in the lineup that could even potentially, realistically be upgraded is second base, and fans have been[Read More…]

The Cubs Don’t Have the Prospects to get … John Grabow?

The Cubs Don’t Have the Prospects to get … John Grabow?

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…]

by July 29, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
The Cubs are a-Rumoring

The Cubs are a-Rumoring

The Chicago Cubs are finally in first place and poised for a post-season run – but that doesn’t mean a trade or two isn’t in the works to improve the[Read More…]


The Cubs Might Pursue a Starting Pitcher

The Cubs Might Pursue a Starting Pitcher

The Chicago Cubs were already rumored to add a lefty reliever before Ted Lilly went down with a shoulder injury, but now that he’s out for perhaps a month, the[Read More…]

by July 26, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Jim Hendry Says the Cubs Might Make a Big Move … After the Trade Deadline

Jim Hendry Says the Cubs Might Make a Big Move … After the Trade Deadline

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…]

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 6, Nationals 2 – July 16, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 6, Nationals 2 – July 16, 2009

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…]

by July 17, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores