Found June 09, 2012 on
Man.Getting kinda antsy for some trading to happen as I watch this team of dead men walking (or striking out or whatever).I know.Patience, right?Yeah, we all have a little practice at that.Oh well, I get a little ranty, I make a cartoon. Can't wait to make some happy ones in the future.
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This is bad. It is rough. It is almost too much to take. Calling the Cubs atrocious might just be an insult to the word.
The Cubs are 4-19 in their past 23 games, and things are not going to get better any time soon. We are into June, and at a staggering 19 games under .500, there is no hope for this team. As fans we will still watch and debate the topics of the day, but the product...
Using Baseball Prospectus rest of season PECOTA projections I figured it might be fun to see just how many games the Cubs are expected to lose at this point. Since this is OV and we're Cubs fans we do things in reverse order. We're more focused on the 2013 draft order and which slot the [...]
As American citizens, it is our duty to share the joy of Harry Caray with the world.
Watch as this U.S. soldier busts out a spot-on Harry Caray impression when dealing with some Iraqi civilians. The people of Iraq seem to enjoy the Chicago Cubs announcer as much as the rest of us. Maybe a little Harry Caray is all the world needs for everyone to peacefully coexist.
Here are the final Cubs Cactus League Extended Spring Training game statistics.
There is no official scorer at the games, so the stats are unofficial.
EXST CUBS RECORD: 23-26-6
* bats or throws left # bats both
NOTE: POSITION PLAYERS ARE SORTED BY PLATE APPEARANCES (PA)
SHAWON DUNSTON JR (CF-LF):286/336/457 (32 GAMES – 117 PA) - 6 2B, 3 3B, 2 HR, 8 RBI,...
Iowa Brett Jackson was 1-3 with a double and is now batting .262. Josh Vitters was 2-3 with a walk and Rizzo went 1-3 with a walk of his own. Chris Volstad struck out 7 in 7 innings pitched while allowing 3 earned runs. Smokies Logan Watinks was 2-4 with a pair of walks and [...]
The Cubs will face one of their main rivals for the #1 pick in the draft. Since 424's been on vacation I'll post a mini reverse standings to see how things are currently shaking out Team L-W GB San Diego 39-19 – Chi Cubs 38-19 0.5 Minnesota 34-22 4 Seattle 33-26 6.5 Oakland 32-26 7 [...]
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