Following his excellent performance in the College World Series, DJ LeMahieu was looking a little bit more like a solid second round pick for the Cubs, and a little less like a Jim Hendry LSU special. And now he’s a Cub. The Cubs added another LSU Tiger to the team. On Saturday, the Cubs announced […]
I think I’m going to start being more positive. It wasn’t a terrible performance by the offense, which is good. Swept by the Tigers, yes. But they are an excellent team, and all three games were close.
Another day, another loss. And another unbelievably pathetic performance offensively with runners in scoring position. 1 for 15. (!)
When Micah Hoffpauir hit that home run, boy were things feeling good. I hope you turned off the game just then.
When the 2009 season started, the Chicago Cubs were the prohibitive favorite to win the National League Central, and were a strong favorite to represent the Senior Circuit in the World Series. Only Cubs fans knew better. Wherever you looked, pre-season, to find World Series odds, you would note the Cubs occupying the third spot […]
The Major League Draft will continue today, but the Chicago Cubs have already drafted a few players in the first three rounds, which took place last night. Super quick recap: the Cubs drafted outfielder Brett Jackson out of the University of California in the first round (reading his scouting report sounds like a carbon copy […]
Um, what? In all the hemming and hawing about whether or not Carlos Marmol would be pitching for the D.R. in the WBC (he’s not), we may have missed an even scarier story. Carlos Zambrano of the Chicago Cubs will stand in for Santana on the mound while sluggers Magglio Ordonez and Miguel Cabrera of […]
That’s because the third year is kind of an option. Word floated around when Bradley was signed that there was “protection on the back-end” of the deal for the Cubs if Bradley was injured in the first two years (a move popularized by the Detroit Tigers’ genius signing of Magglio Ordonez, coming off massive knee […]
Go here for the 2009 Chicago Cubs Draft resource. This will include order, results, minor league designations, and articles. As more free agents sign, the 2009 draft order becomes closer to getting set. Right now, the Chicago Cubs still have their first round pick – Milton Bradley was a “Type B” free agent, so the […]