Post Tagged with: "Ted Lilly"


Cubs Still Unlikely to Start Dumping Players for Weeks

Cubs Still Unlikely to Start Dumping Players for Weeks

In Dave Kaplan’s piece about the Chicago Cubs working feverishly to trade Kosuke Fukudome, he offered some additional information about the team’s ardor to make other trades at this time.[Read More…]

by June 24, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
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

Ken Rosenthal Says Ted Lilly is the Logical Player to Trade

Ken Rosenthal Says Ted Lilly is the Logical Player to Trade

Following his 8 innings of no-hit ball last night, which lowered his ERA to 2.90 and his WHIP to 0.995, Chicago Cubs starter Ted Lilly’s value is probably at its[Read More…]

by June 14, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Teams Are Calling the Cubs About Tom Gorzelanny

While the Chicago Cubs have not yet designated themselves sellers, that’s not stopping other MLB teams from comin’ a-calling. We’ve already heard rumors about Derrek Lee and Xavier Nady, but[Read More…]

by June 6, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Jim Hendry Noncommittal on Subject of Being a Buyer or Seller

Jim Hendry Noncommittal on Subject of Being a Buyer or Seller

With the team five games under .500 at this advanced stage of the season, with no sign that the offense will be turning it on any time soon, and with[Read More…]

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 Available Out of the Pen

Carlos Zambrano Available Out of the Pen

Though Carlos Zambrano is being moved back to the Chicago Cubs’ rotation, he’ll be available out of the bullpen until at least this Saturday – the second game of a[Read More…]

by May 27, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
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…]

Obsessive Zambrano Bullpen Watch: Back to the Rotation

As we speculated, the “move” from short relief to long relief is just a stop along the way of returning Carlos Zambrano to the Chicago Cubs’ rotation. No timetable on[Read More…]

by May 18, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Lou Piniella Using Pop Rocks When Dynamite is Due

Lou Piniella Using Pop Rocks When Dynamite is Due

The Chicago Cubs offense sucks. And yet, several players are hitting very well. Ryan Theriot, Kosuke Fukudome, Marlon Byrd, Geovany Soto, Alfonso Soriano and Starlin Castro are all hitting very[Read More…]

Carlos Silva in 2010: Lucky or Good?

Carlos Silva in 2010: Lucky or Good?

When the Chicago Cubs dumped Milton Bradley on the Seattle Mariners, the trade was assuredly about saving some cash. The fact that the Mariners required the Cubs to take back[Read More…]

by April 26, 2010 Analysis and Commentary
Screeching Tire Sound: Carlos Zambrano to the Bullpen

Screeching Tire Sound: Carlos Zambrano to the Bullpen

Oh. My. God. The Cubs have shaken up their rotation, sending workhorse Carlos Zambrano to the bullpen in order to make room for injured starter Ted Lilly. Zambrano will start[Read More…]

by April 21, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
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