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Iowa Dave Sappelt hit his 2nd HR of the year and Anthony Rizzo knocked in 3 RBI's. Adrian Cardenas keeps killing the ball down there and Vitters is now sporting a sweet .635 OPS. But at least he has 5 walks vs 6 k's. Keep in mind he is still young for AAA. Casey Coleman [...]
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9th inning dramatics at Wrigley and the Cubs have won 2 of 3. You probably don't want to go any farther back than that.
@Cubs 3 - Cardinals 2; That certainly was an unexpected win, but let's first take a look at the expected. Garza gives up just 2 ER over 7 innings against a slightly depleted Cardinals lineup (no Berkman or John Jay). Garcia of course answers against a depleted...
Overshadowed by Philip Humber's perfect game today was the Cubs move to trade struggling outfielder Marlon Byrd for Red Sox pitcher Michael Bowden and a PTBNL.
Bowden, the 47th overall pick in the 2005 draft, has ranked as high as 2nd
on the Red Sox 2009 Top 10 prospect list by Baseball America. He has a career 3.19
ERA in the minors and has a 5.61 ERA in 59.1 major league...
Cubs ace Ryan Dempster was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right quadriceps. Tony Campana was recalled from Triple-A Iowa.
Well, that didn't take long. Say goodbye to Michael Bowden and hello to Marlon Byrd.
CSNNE's Sean McAdam confirmed the trade via Twitter:
Baseball source: Byrd to Red Sox for Michael Bowden and PTBNL done. Cubs will pick up "most'' of Byrd's $6.5 million.
I don't know that Byrd is an upgrade over anybody, but it does give us some decent outfield...
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CHICAGO (AP) -- Joe Mather's two-run single with two outs in the ninth inning lifted the Chicago Cubs to a 3-2 comeback win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night.
The Cincinnati Reds took advantage to how poorly the the Chicago Cubs have been playing this season beating them 9-4. In a season that has seen the Reds spend a fortune on players like Joey Votto the team hasn’t gotten off to the greatest of starts. Beating the Cubs isn’t really that big of a deal. However for the Reds a win is a win. The Reds would get on the board in the first...
CHICAGO (AP) -- Johnny Cueto threw 6 1-3 strong innings to lead the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-3 win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.
Cueto (2-0) allowed one earned run, scattering five hits. He struck out seven and lowered his ERA to 1.78 for the season.
Two runners were on base with one out when Cueto exited in the seventh. With two outs and the bases loaded, Aroldis Chapman struck...
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The Red Sox have reportedly been seeking help since losing Jacoby Ellsbury to injury. That help might soon arrive in the form of Marlon Byrd. The Sox are close to acquiring the veteran outfielder, according to The Boston Globe's Nick Cafardo. A deal isn't done yet, but the Cubs have reportedly been actively shopping Byrd, while Boston has been searching for outfield depth...
It’s more than just rumors at this point. It’s very close to becoming a done deal. The Chicago Cubs are sending outfielder, and former MLB All-Star Marlon Byrd to the Boston Red Sox. Presumably, for a left-handed pitcher. Rumored to be one of the reliever variety.
From CBS Sports:
Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com has confirmed. The news was first reported by Nick Cafardo of the...
Don't worry folks, Marlon Byrd and his .070 batting average is coming to save the Boston Red Sox.
With Carl Crawford and Jacoby Ellsbury on the disabled list and Jason Repko out with a shoulder injury after crashing into the wall on Friday, the Red Sox are a little shorthanded in the outfield. So with limited options available to them, the Red Sox reached out to old friend...
While Cubs president Theo Epstein did not receive an invitation to the Fenway Park 100-year event, he’s apparently still talking to the Red Sox. The Boston Globe‘s Nick Cafardo is reporting on Saturday that the Cubs are close to trading outfielder Marlon Byrd to Boston. Outfielders Jacoby Ellsbury, Carl Crawford, and Ryan Kalish are all currently serving time on the