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Iowa The alternative title for The Dark Knight Rises was Josh Vitters Lives! and the forgotten 1st round pick continues to do very well. He is hitting .450 and showing some patience at the plate. Which can only mean that the Cubs need to hire the batting instructor away from the AAA team and get [...]
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After nearly 3 years of writing about the Cubs, I have reached the decision to call it quits. I am currently working out the arrangements to leave the Yardbarker Network at the end of July.
As many of you may have guessed from my lack of articles lately, my heart just isn't in it any more. Truth is though, my heart never really was fully "in it" to begin with.
Iowa Rockin' Randy Wells went 6 IP and gave up 4 ER. He also stuck out 5 and walked nobody. Guys, I don't know how to say this but Josh Vitters has more walks than strikeouts. Enjoy this moment while it lasts. Personal favorite Adrian Cardenas hit his first homer of the year as well. [...]
With the Cubs and Cardinals set to resume their rivalry this weekend, I thought it was about time I shared my thoughts on this rivalry.
Over the last few years writing about the Cubs, I tried to avoid this subject, as I thought my true colors would show and the gig would be up. However, now that the cat is out of the bag so to speak, I'm free to speak my mind about the Cubs...
Dan Vogelbach, Danny Lockhart, and Xavier Batista drove-in the runs, as the Cubs rallied for two in the 8th and two more in the 9th to defeat the Angels 5-3 in Extended Spring Training action this morning at Diablo Park Field #3 in Tempe, AZ.
Cub pitchers threw 6.1 IP of no-hit ball before the Angels were able to register a safety, but the Angels did score a run without the...
Matt Garza has always had the stuff to be an elite top tier starter, but never quite put it all together until last year. As Dave Allen and Josh Weinstock explained during this past season, a heavier reliance on his secondary pitches was instrumental in his turn around from three consecutive seasons with an FIP between 4.14 and 4.42 to a breakout 2.95 mark last season. I also looked...
Matt Garza pitched three-hit ball for 8 2-3 innings, and the Chicago Cubs sent Zack Greinke to his worst beating in 11/2 years in an 8-0 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday that prevented a four-game sweep.
Helping the Cubs improve to 2-5, Garza (1-0) struck out nine and walked two - both in the first two innings. He induced Cesar Izturis to hit into an inning-ending...
(Garza Dominated the Brewers in the Series Finale/Getty Images)What started out as a second straight day of a pitchers duel between the Brewers (4-3) and Cubs at Wrigley Field quickly turned into a dominating performance as the Cubs (2-5) took it to Zack Greinke in the 3rd inning in route to an 8-0 win the series finale. After two innings of shutout baseball things fell apart for...
You are correct. That tattoo features the Milwaukee Brewer’s mascot, Bernie Brewer, standing directly on top of a bloody corpse of the Cubs gentle mascot while holding an assault rifle and grabbing his crotch. Keep it classy Milwaukee.
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1000 word recap of Paul Maholm's Cubs debut last night Other comments on last night's game You'd think that conditions like last night's (freezing, wind howling in) would be conducive to pitching, But when you can't locate multiple pitches, you're going to get hammered. Maholm walked two and hit two batters in the first inning, [...]
The Cubs are already up 4-0, thanks to an Ian Stewart 3-run homer off of Wainright. I forgot to include this piece of history in my minifacepalm this morning. Yesterday marked the 100 year anniversary of the last game that Joe Tinker, Johnny Evers, and Frank Chance played together. In memoriam: Baseball's Sad Lexicon These [...]
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Ian Stewart hit a three-run homer in the first inning, Bryan LaHair later connected for a grand slam and the Chicago Cubs hammered Adam Wainwright, spoiling the St. Louis Cardinals' home opener with a 9-5 victory on Friday.
Starlin Castro had three hits and a walk for the Cubs. Chicago has scored 17 runs the last two games after totaling 19 runs in the first...
Javier Baez belted a three-run home run, and Yasiel Balaguert stroked an RBI triple and scored on a Jair Bogaerts RBI single, as the Cubs plated five runs in the bottom of the 4th en route to a 5-1 victory over the Angels in Extended Spring Training action this morning at Fitch Park Field #3 in Mesa, AZ.
The Baez HR was not without controversy.
Baez stood at home plate for...
The Chicago Cubs' bullpen has been suspect to begin 2012, something Ryan Dempster found out on opening day.
Nothing has kept him from earning victories over the Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field in recent seasons, though.
Dempster looks to remain unbeaten against the defending NL Central champions at the Friendly Confines when the Cubs continue their four-game set with the...