Cubs Ramblings from the Scoreless Bronx
Hello again, everybody. It was another rough week for the Northsiders in what is bound to turn into many, many, and many more rough weeks for this team. I have some observations and truths to share with you below. I will try to keep it lighthearted, but some things just need to be said. With […]
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Updates on Arrieta and Baez and Cubs News from Down on the Farm
Jake Arrieta completed his third rehab start on Wednesday. Arrieta worked into the sixth inning after retiring 10 in a row at one point and setting down 12 of the first 13 batters he faced to start his afternoon. Arrieta ended up allowing one earned run on three hits with one walk and two strikeouts […]
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Cubs Minor League Wrap: April 17
Kane County is an unstoppable force right now. Daytona can't buy a break. Iowa wins and the Smokies split.
The Iowa Cubs derailed...
Cubs Deny 100-Year-Old Fan... Because He Was Late
You won't believe this story. Or maybe you will.
This article has been making the rounds on Facebook, and also was linked in the comments here earlier Thursday.
The more I read and think about it, the more upset I get. Here's the issue, regarding 100-year-old
Pierce Johnson Wows 'em at Riverview, But A's Rally to Edge Cubs
The Athletics rallied for two runs in the top of the 7th inning and edged the Cubs 2-1 in Cactus League Extended Spring Training action this morning on Field #6 at the Under Armour Performance Center at Riverview Park in Mesa, AZ.
Making A Case For Firing Theo Epstein
What would be needed to get Theo Epstein fired? Here are some ideas.
It's coming up. Very soon, in fact. In mid-May, people will start to note Theo Epstein's contract is half-over. Along with that will come an increased number of calls (both open and veiled) for his ouster. The parent club, as constructed in mid-May, probably won't look much better than it...
Around the League: Smuggling Players, Scouting Players, Fixing Players, and More
The incredible tale of Yasiel Puig's defection, and the increasing emphasis on scouting younger and younger players.
Lukewarm Stove : A Couple Cuban Free Agents Arenâ€™t Quite Free Agents
Rusney Castillo and Raicel Iglesias are the top two Cuban players out there right now, but they aren't yet free to sign.
The Cubs Should Call Up Javier Baez... Now
That headline ought to stir the pot.
Well... not "now" as in rightthisfreakingminute, because Javier Baez is still on the Triple-A Iowa disabled list, nursing a minor ankle injury.
But "now" as in "as soon as he's healthy and has played a couple of games at Iow...
Looking at Chicago Cubs Starts Over the Last 10 Years
The first half of April hasn't been kind to Cubs fans over the past decade.
Tom Ricketts And Theo Epstein Have A Meeting
The owner sat down with his President of Baseball Operations for a weekly chat. We've got the transcript.
Every week, Tom Ricketts sits down with Theo Epstein to discuss the state of the team. They probably didn't want the transcript to get out, but I got my hands on a copy.
Tom Ricketts: Sit down, Theo. Have a seat.
Theo Epstein: Is this ab...
Wrigley 100th Anniversary Game Details (See You There on April 23)
Next Wednesday, Wrigley turns 100 with all kinds of things and stuff.
Jake Arrieta Makes Another Rehab Start, Cubs Shift Rotation
The Cubs' expected fifth starter could be back after another rehab start or two.
A Positive Sac Bunting Signal and Other Bullets
At least one ugly sac bunt call yesterday wasn't made by the manager.
Cubs Minor League Daily: The New Hendricks?
Cubs pitching prospect Kyle Hendricks is off to a fantastic - and "new" - statistical start.