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Your browser does not support iframes.Don't expect Chicago Cubs catcher Dioner Navarro and Los Angeles Dodgers third basemen Hanley Ramirez to arrange a lunch date anytime soon.Ramirez was none too happy about receiving a high and tight fastball during Sunday's game at Wrigley Field. So, when Ramirez walked on the very next pitch, he disrespectfully placed his bat in between Navarro's crouched legs before jogging to first base while laughing.Pretty childish, huh?Navarro then got the last laugh by smashing Ramirez's bat into the ground before the Dodgers batboy can grab it.As fate would have it, Ramirez would exit the game later on after crashing into the stands while trying to track down a popup.Karma at its best, folks.Via The Big Lead
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Iowa Cubs 8 @ Tacoma Rainiers 4
Mike Olt was 2-5 with a double and triple; he struck out twice.
Jake Arrieta was nasty, as I said earlier. He struck out 11 in 5 scoreless innings, scattering 2 hits and 3 walks. Alberto Cabrera allowed a pair of runs in the 2 innings he pitched. Chang-Yong Lim, coming to a bullpen near you, pitched a scoreless frame. Brian Schlitter allowed a pair...
In continuing our overview of the Chicago Cubs’ minor league system, last week we profiled several players on the rosters of the Iowa Cubs, Tennessee Smokies and Daytona Cubs. Today, we evaluate a handful of prospects playing for the Cubs’ lower tier minor league teams of Kane County, Boise and Arizona.
Albert Almora: CF Almora, 19, carries the distinction...
Iowa Cubs 0 @ Tacoma Rainiers 5
Another day, another Iowa snoozefest. Luis Flores was 2-3. Darnell McDonald was 1-4 with a double. Mike Olt was 0-4 and made his 16th error on the year, but no Ks at least. Dave Sappelt got a hit. Something something Edwin Mayonnaise.
Brooks Raley got the start and was forgettable. 4 runs (2 earned) on 8 hits and 3 Ks in 5 IP. Meh. Yoanner Negrin and...
The Chicago Cubs placed infielder Luis Valbuena on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday because he strained a muscle on his right side.
Chicago recalled infielder Logan Watkins from Triple-A Iowa to take his place. He was in the lineup at second base and batting seventh against the Dodgers on Sunday for his major league debut.
Watkins was the Cubs' 2012 minor league player of...
The Chicago Cubs have placed third baseman Luis Valbuena on the 15-day disabled list due to a strained right oblique muscle, according to Manny Randhawa of MLB.com. To replace Valbuena on the roster, the Cubs promoted infielder Logan Watkins from Triple-A.
Manager Dale Sveum told reporters that Valbuena began experiencing discomfort in his side last week. The pain arose again...
Funny stuff: Hanley Ramirez moans about a pitch he had no right ******** about. He adjusted his cup while discussing the pitch, eventually dropping his bat between the legs of Dioner Navarro...who promptly picked up said bat and snapped it before handing it to the bat boy. Mission accomplished. [BWO FTW] Your browser does not support iframes. **Follow us on Twitter, View via Our...
The Chicago Cubs claimed outfielder Thomas Neal off waivers from the New York Yankees on Monday. Neal 25 was playing for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders New York’s Triple-A affiliate.
Neal appeared in four games this season for the Yankees getting two hits in 11 at-bats. He played in nine games for the Cleveland Indians in 2012 after being drafted by the San Francisco Giants...
Carrie Muskat reports that the Cubs have claimerd 25-year old RH Hitting LF-RF-1B Thomas Neal off waivers from the New York Yankees. Neal had been Designated for Assignment by the Yankees last Friday to make on their 40-man roster for OF Curtis Granderson, who was reinastated from the 60-day DL.
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Yesterday, I went to Wrigley Field for only the second time all season. Anno and I were both there and later on we went back to my place with MRubio to have #ItalianBeefHelmet to celebrate life. The Cubs did lose the game, though we had a good time throughout the day. I also got to experience the crappy sides of Lollapalooza…first, the traffic as I nearly couldn’t get Anno...
Video: Must have been out late last night..
The Cubs continue to add players through the waiver wire as outfielder Thomas Neal was claimed from the Yankees. To make room on the 40-man roster, RHP Rafael Dolis was placed on the 60-day DL with a right forearm strain.
The Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies are scuffling, but the Cubs have experienced some success on the road recently.
Chicago will seek a season-high fourth straight win away from home Tuesday night, and Edwin Jackson will try to help with another strong outing.
The Cubs (49-62) have lost seven of eight and were held scoreless in their final 23 innings of a four-game set against...
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