Post Tagged with: "Rockies"


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…]

Series Preview: Cubs v. Giants, September 24 – September 27, 2009

Series Preview: Cubs v. Giants, September 24 – September 27, 2009

The Cubs head out to San Francisco to play spoiler to a Giants team that is in the desperate throws of a final playoff push. Oh to be them. A[Read More…]

by September 24, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Rich Harden is a Chicago Cub … Still

The waiver trade deadline, 1 p.m. EST, has come and gone. Remaining Chicago Cubs are pitchers Rich Harden and Aaron Heilman – the subjects of increased trade chatter after their[Read More…]

by August 31, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
No Trades Are Currently in the Works for the Cubs, but That Could Change

No Trades Are Currently in the Works for the Cubs, but That Could Change

Despite the recent waiver claims of pitchers Rich Harden and Aaron Heilman, the Chicago Cubs say they aren’t currently pursuing trades with the claiming teams. In fact, they haven’t even[Read More…]

Want Matt Murton Back?

Want Matt Murton Back?

Well, here’s the Cubs’ chance. To make room for (juicing) reliever, Juan Rincon, the Colorado Rockies designated Murton for assignment. Murton’s quick trip to Coors Field left him eager for[Read More…]

by August 27, 2009 MLB News and Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Phillies 4, Cubs 3 – August 11, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Phillies 4, Cubs 3 – August 11, 2009

Sure, the Cardinals, Rockies and Giants all lost, so everyone says “at least the Cubs didn’t lose a game in the standings.” I’ve always hated that expression. Of course they[Read More…]

by August 12, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Rockies 11 – August 10, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Rockies 11 – August 10, 2009

Um, didn’t we already see this game on Sunday? Same exact score, same exact horrible feeling.

by August 11, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Rockies 11 – August 9, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Rockies 11 – August 9, 2009

What an unbelieveable game. Randy Wells gets knocked around, Milton Bradley has four hits, the Cubs get screwed repeatedly, Lou Piniella gets ejected, and my wall gets a fresh hole.

by August 9, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Obsessive Ramirez Dislocationwatch: It’s Back, and Ramirez is Out Today

Obsessive Ramirez Dislocationwatch: It’s Back, and Ramirez is Out Today

Fortunately, Aramis Ramirez’s shoulder is still located, but it is certainly bothering him. He had to leave yesterday’s game against the Rockies in the fifth inning because his shoulder was[Read More…]

by August 9, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 6, Rockies 5 – August 8, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 6, Rockies 5 – August 8, 2009

Even when the Cubs win, they lose. That’s Aramis Ramirez I’m referring to, in case it was obtuse. Freaking Cubs.

by August 9, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Rockies 6 – August 7, 2009

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Rockies 6 – August 7, 2009

Carlos Zambrano went down before the game even started, and it didn’t get any better. On the bright side, Lou Piniella finally saw the light, and decided to use Milton[Read More…]

by August 8, 2009 Enhanced Box Scores

God’s Wrathwatch: Geovany Soto Starting Rehab Assignment

God’s Wrathwatch: Geovany Soto Starting Rehab Assignment

Geovany Soto has been out for a long time with an oblique strain, but he’s finally ready to starting a minor league rehab stint, and then return to the Cubs[Read More…]

by July 31, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
The Cubs Pull a Fast One with David Patton’s Injury

The Cubs Pull a Fast One with David Patton’s Injury

Facts: 1.) David Patton was a Rule V pick from the Colorado Rockies. 2.) A team must keep a Rule V pick on the Major League roster (aka the 25-man[Read More…]

by July 15, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Chicago Cubs: Dumping Players, and the Measure of Regret

Chicago Cubs: Dumping Players, and the Measure of Regret

The All Star break marks the not-really-but-figurative mid-point of the season. It always seems like a good time to reflect on pre-season items, and how things have played out (read:[Read More…]

by July 14, 2009 Analysis and Commentary
Two Possible Trade Options for the Cubs

Two Possible Trade Options for the Cubs

Two recent rumor-ettes are percolating involving the Chicago Cubs and a couple ok-but-not-great players that are on the block. First up, the Pittsburgh Pirates are planning to trade Freddy Sanchez[Read More…]

by July 10, 2009 Chicago Cubs Rumors