Post Tagged with: "Tyler Colvin"
With Derrek Lee off to the Atlanta Braves, and without a clear replacement in the Chicago Cubs’ system, outfielder Tyler Colvin will start playing some games at first base starting[Read More…]
As we fans looked ahead to 2011, on the assumption that Derrek Lee would not return to the Chicago Cubs, we had a collective head-scratching session on who would be[Read More…]
Oh, you fickle deity. Just when Derrek Lee starts really grooving at the plate, he starts suffering from a bulging disc in his lower back. The discomfort was severe enough[Read More…]
Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella has never been a completely conventional guy (Carlos Zambrano to the bullpen?), but neither has he been a statistical renegade – eschewing stats in favor[Read More…]
This rumor is about as lukewarm as it gets, given that there are no details beyond that headline. But, hey, you’re here. Might as well keep reading, right? The Rangers[Read More…]
A reminder for newer readers: the Lukewarm Stove, as the name suggests, features Chicago Cubs rumors that are either very thin in terms of detail, or very thin in terms[Read More…]
Or is it, we hardly liked ye? In any event, Chad Tracy is no longer a member of the Chicago Cubs. Infielder Chad Tracy, who was designated for assignment last[Read More…]
In his desire to retain some semblance of control over the Chicago Cubs’ clubhouse, increasingly apathetic manager Lou Piniella is taking it straight to the players. For ideas. On how to[Read More…]
With third baseman Aramis Ramirez set to return from the disabled list today, the Chicago Cubs will have to decide whom to send out to make space for him. And[Read More…]
We already knew that the Chicago Cubs had talked to the Boston Red Sox about outfielder Kosuke Fukudome, but it seems that was just the tip of the iceberg. According[Read More…]
Knowing that Tyler Colvin is set to take over as an almost full-time starter in right field, and that Xavier Nady is to be the team’s primary back up outfielder,[Read More…]
Kosuke Fukudome has been sliding terribly. This, we all know. But at least he’s trying to work with coaches and instructors to turn things around – in fact, he’s bringing[Read More…]
Although I’ve been saying it since late 2008 (after vociferously opposing his signing in the first place), others are jumping on the bandwagon that Kosuke Fukudome needs to go –[Read More…]
Coming out of Spring Training, the Chicago Cubs looked like they had five capable outfielders – a nice problem to have. Manager Lou Piniella vowed that youngster Tyler Colvin, who[Read More…]
Were this a blog about the NFL or the NBA, you would have been reading about the draft for weeks, if not months. But because of the unique setup of[Read More…]
Of course, some of our frustration is directed at Lou Piniella, himself – so at least in one regard, our respective frustrations diverge. Lou Piniella is fed up, and this[Read More…]
With the Chicago Cubs continuing to struggle and loaded with expensive players, the rumors were bound to start swirling. Of late, we’re used to being fans on the other side[Read More…]
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…]
Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella has had a long career, both as a player and a manager. As to the latter gig, Piniella has always been known as a fiery guy, prone[Read More…]
Not but a few weeks ago, we were presented with the very legitimate possibility that the Chicago Cubs fourth outfielder, Xavier Nady, would not actually be able to, you know,[Read More…]
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