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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...]

Ted Lilly Wants Mark DeRosa Back

Ted Lilly Wants Mark DeRosa Back

It is officially the offseason, at least as far as the Chicago Cubs are concerned. And with the offseason comes all kinds of unsolicited advice on what moves the Cubs[Read More...]

by October 5, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 8, Cubs 2 – September 30, 2009 (Game Two)

Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 8, Cubs 2 – September 30, 2009 (Game Two)

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...]

by October 1, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 4, Cubs 0 – September 30, 2009 (Game One)

Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 4, Cubs 0 – September 30, 2009 (Game One)

Ted Lilly’s stellar 2009 campaign is over, and it ended unfortunately – a four-run first inning spoiled an otherwise excellent performance.

by September 30, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 0, Cubs 6 – September 29, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 0, Cubs 6 – September 29, 2009

And with that impressive win, the Chicago Cubs were officially eliminated from playoff contention.

by September 30, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Series Preview: Pirates v. Cubs, September 29 – October 1, 2009

Series Preview: Pirates v. Cubs, September 29 – October 1, 2009

The Chicago Cubs welcome the Pirates to Wrigley for four games in three days. The reason for the fourth game is a rain-out in August. That I was at. And[Read More...]

by September 29, 2009 Series Previews
Series Preview: Reds v. Cubs, September 11 – September 13, 2009

Series Preview: Reds v. Cubs, September 11 – September 13, 2009

The Chicago Cubs welcome the Cincinnati Reds to town to get one last look at the magical Dusty Baker. Just as long as you’re not missing him. A refresher on[Read More...]

by September 11, 2009 Series Previews
Carlos Zambrano and Lou Piniella Love Each Other, and All is Tranquil

Carlos Zambrano and Lou Piniella Love Each Other, and All is Tranquil

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...]

by September 10, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 8, Pirates 5 – September 9, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 8, Pirates 5 – September 9, 2009

The Cubs sweep the Pirates, and can clearly beat bad teams this year. Unfortunately, there weren’t enough bad teams on the schedule.

by September 10, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 9, Pirates 4 – September 8, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 9, Pirates 4 – September 8, 2009

The Chicago Cubs led off the game with an MLB record tying eight straight hits. Spread ‘em out, boys.

by September 9, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Pirates 2 – September 7, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Pirates 2 – September 7, 2009

As always, the Pirates are like soothing aloe on a bad sunburn.

by September 8, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Series Preview: Cubs v. Pirates, September 7 – September 9, 2009

Series Preview: Cubs v. Pirates, September 7 – September 9, 2009

The Chicago Cubs head to PNC to take on the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Cubs probably could have used a few series against the Pirates in August. A refresher on the[Read More...]

by September 7, 2009 Series Previews
Series Preview: Cubs v. Padres, August 17 – August 19, 2009

Series Preview: Cubs v. Padres, August 17 – August 19, 2009

The Chicago Cubs take on the team formerly known as the San Diego Padres. I guess Jake Peavy probably wouldn’t have been playing at this point anyway. Still, it’s good[Read More...]

by August 17, 2009 Series Previews

Enhanced Box Score: Rain 100, Cubs 0 – August 16, 2009

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

by August 17, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

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