Chicago Cubs Off-Season Home

Be sure to bookmark this page to see what the Cubs are doing in the off-season…free agency, trades, arbitration. This info will also be linked to the Chicago Cubs Team Page. Updated: 10/22/2013 Free Agents Player Pos New Team Scott Baker RHP – J.C. Boscan C – Michael Bowden RHP – Edgar Gonzalez 2B Cubs Kevin Gregg RHP...
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October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

JOT: Cubs Minor League Recap 8-6-13

Iowa Cubs 10 @ Tacoma Rainiers 3 Hey! Mike Olt hit a home run and walked 3 times! Clearly, his struggles are over. Darnell McDonald went 2-6 with a jack, as did Dave Sappelt. Player of the day (for this team), though, was Edgar Gonzalez. He was 5-6 with 3 home runs! Yoanner Negrin had a nice semi-start, going 4 innings where he allowed 5 hits, a walk, and an earned run (2 runs total...
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August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Daily Facepalm 4.6.13

Cubs lose The Cubs dropped the first game of their series against the Braves. Scott Feldman gave up four runs in 4 2/3 innings, and is lucky he didn't give up more than that. He allowed 4 hits, walked four, hit a batter, had two wild pitches, and topped it off with a fielding error. Behind him, Edgar Gonzalez attemped to tag out a basestealer while standing ten feet in front...
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April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Braves 2, Astros 0

Paul Maholm extended his streak of not allowing an earned run to 24 2-3 innings as the Atlanta Braves beat a split squad of Houston Astros 2-0 on Thursday in the final Grapefruit League game for both teams. Both teams left Florida almost immediately following a game that lasted just 2 hours, 7 minutes. Most starters gone well before the end. Maholm allowed only two hits with two...
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March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

WBC underdog Italy upsets Mexico

Supposedly, we knew all the storylines surrounding Pool D at the World Baseball Classic: Team USA's responsibility to grow the tournament by winning it, Team Mexico's deep pitching staff and substantial fan base in Arizona, Team Canada's left-handed power and stout bullpen. The fourth team was ... um ... don't tell me ... tip of my tongue ... Italy? The Italians...
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March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Italy rallies for 6-5 win over Mexico at WBC

Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run double off San Francisco Giants closer Sergio Romo in the ninth inning and Jason Grilli escaped a bases-loaded jam in the bottom half to help Italy rally to beat Mexico 6-5 in the opening game of Pool D in the World Baseball Classic on Thursday. Romo (0-1) entered to a loud ovation from the Mexican fans, but gave up three hits, the last a fly ball by...
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March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros-Pirates Preview

With time running out and the losses accumulating, the Pittsburgh Pirates desperately need to take advantage of this favorable portion of their schedule. In a six-game homestand against baseball's two worst teams, the scuffling Pirates hope to continue their dominance over the Houston Astros in Monday's series opener. After having a 3 1/2-game cushion to secure a playoff...
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September 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Links and stuff

Forgive the lackluster post title. (What do you want? It’s just a blog.) While you ponder that, here are a few links to keep you up to date on Giants-related stuff going on right now… Hey, kids, don't donate that Ishi jersey to Goodwill just yet. Remember Travis Ishikawa? Appears the Giants have some interest in signing him to a minor league deal. An unnamed baseball ...
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December 10, 2011  |  Discuss
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