Post Tagged with: "Ryan Dempster"

God’s Wrath Watch: Carlos Silva’s Strained Hammy Will Keep Him Out a Few Days

God’s Wrath Watch: Carlos Silva’s Strained Hammy Will Keep Him Out a Few Days

Minor injury news in the rotation – Carlos Silva is going to miss his scheduled start this week against his former team, the Seattle Mariners, while he rests a mildly[Read More…]

by June 23, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Bob Brenly Rips Derrek Lee

Bob Brenly Rips Derrek Lee

Derrek Lee – who had a great game last night – was absolutely brutal on Tuesday. In that game, he was hitless, and made two errors that led to three[Read More…]

by June 17, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Ryan Dempster Loaned the Cubs Money to Sign Xavier Nady

A bit of sobering financial news is trickling out of Chicago Cubs land. We all knew that the budget was tight this year – given the already bloated payroll and[Read More…]

by May 29, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Casey Blake Says Ted Lilly is a Cheater

Casey Blake Says Ted Lilly is a Cheater

The Chicago Cubs just took two of three from the Los Angeles Dodgers on the strength of two dominant pitching performances from Ryan Dempster and Ted Lilly. The latter pitcher’s[Read More…]

by May 28, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Tom Gorzelanny Not Happy About Possibility of Bullpen Move

Tom Gorzelanny Not Happy About Possibility of Bullpen Move

Unsurprisingly, none of the Chicago Cubs’ current starting pitchers wants to leave the rotation in favor of the bullpen. But of course, the current predicament is a problem of the[Read More…]

Carlos Zambrano Set to Return to Rotation Next Week

Carlos Zambrano Set to Return to Rotation Next Week

Chicago Cubs starter Carlos Zambrano will come home next week – on the road. When the Cubs face the Pittsburgh Pirates, Zambrano will be one of their starting pitchers. The[Read More…]

by May 26, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Lou Piniella Suggests Randy Wells Will Be Bumped From Rotation

Lou Piniella Suggests Randy Wells Will Be Bumped From Rotation

The Chicago Cubs have announced the Carlos Zambrano will be (mercifully) returning to the starting rotation as soon as he gets stretched back out. But just as when Ted Lilly[Read More…]

Might Someone Other than Carlos Silva or Tom Gorzelanny Get Bumped from the Rotation?

Might Someone Other than Carlos Silva or Tom Gorzelanny Get Bumped from the Rotation?

For obvious reasons, the prevailing assumption has been that, when Ted Lilly returns to the Chicago Cubs‘ rotation later this week, one of Carlos Silva or Tom Gorzelanny would be[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Mini Ted Lilly Update

Mini Ted Lilly Update

Chicago Cubs pitcher Ted Lilly threw 35 pitches off the mound this week and is still feeling good. The left-hander, coming off arthroscopic surgery in November, will have another throwing[Read More…]

by March 12, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Initial Spring Training Rotation Set

All of the Chicago Cubs’ expected starting pitchers, and those competing to be in the starting rotation, will get a shot in the first week of Cactus League games. The[Read More…]

by March 2, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Ted Lilly Wants to Be Back By Opening Day

Ted Lilly Wants to Be Back By Opening Day

Chicago Cubs Manager Lou Piniella expects pitcher Ted Lilly to be back from shoulder surgery by May 1. Chicago Cubs General Manager Jim Hendry expects pitcher Ted Lilly to be[Read More…]

by February 18, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Jeff Samardzija Really Wants to Start for the Cubs

Jeff Samardzija Really Wants to Start for the Cubs

Jeff Samardzija came to the Chicago Cubs on a major league contract when he was drafted a few years ago. That means that he came with big expectations. And although[Read More…]

by February 16, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Spring Training Participants

Spring Training Participants

Here’s a helpful recap of the players participating in Spring Training with the Chicago Cubs this year – pitchers and catchers report this week. Thanks to┬áBruce Miles for putting this[Read More…]

by February 16, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Ryan Dempster and His Daughter Are Doing Much Better This Year

Ryan Dempster and His Daughter Are Doing Much Better This Year

Last year, Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Ryan Dempster welcomed a daughter into the world. Riley Dempster was a light in his life and an obvious blessing, but she suffered from[Read More…]

by February 11, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Carlos Zambrano is in Shape, and in Arizona

Carlos Zambrano is in Shape, and in Arizona

Pitchers and catchers report to Mesa, Arizona in 10 days, but that doesn’t stop them from showing up early if they’re so inclined. And Carlos Zambrano is so inclined. And[Read More…]

by February 7, 2010 Chicago Cubs News