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  • Taking swings at the Cubs' opener

    Taking swings at the Cubs' opener
    Wait, aren’t Kerry Wood and Carlos Marmol supposed to be the proven guys in the Cubs bullpen? The Cubs seem as capable of running themselves out of games as pitching themselves out of them. I thought this was a new season. It might’ve only...
  • Reader Q&A: Paul Sullivan's Cubs mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Paul Sullivan's Cubs mailbag
    What is all the hand-wringing about Theo Epstein lately? Wasn't this expected? The Cubs needed a complete overhaul and Epstein is in the demolition phase. He seems to be ahead of schedule. We now know that Bryan LaHair can hit, Jeff Samardzija looks...
  • Power rankings: No. 26 Cubs

    Power rankings: No. 26 Cubs
    En route to 91 losses last season and a radical regime change, the Cubs were outscored by 102 runs. As it happens, half of those can be put down to talent and half of them to playing the game well. Bill James tracks manufactured runs, both created and...
  • Power rankings: No. 20 Indians

    Power rankings: No. 20 Indians
    No. 20 Indians: No. 11 in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Rockies. If the Cubs could, they would run, not walk, away from the last three years of Alfonso Soriano's contract. The Orioles would do the same with the two left on Brian...
  • Angels look to 'move on' after losing Carl Crawford to the Red Sox

     
    The Angels have become perennial bridesmaids, coming up short in recent free-agent negotiations for Mark Teixeira, John Lackey, Chone Figgins and Alfonso Soriano and trade talks for Roy Halladay and Miguel Cabrera. They swung and missed at their top...
  • Cubs play before smallest crowd since ’02

     
    The newest challenge facing the Cubs isn't an opposing pitcher or hitter. It's trying to return to the days when lousy weather wasn't a deterrent in filling their ballpark....
  • Where do your favorite Cubs live?

     
    Bleacher Report pieced together a roundup of Chicago-area properties purchased by Cubs players. Here are a couple of highlights: Ryan Dempster owns two mansions near Wrigley Field—one is listed for $1.9 million—and a nearby condominium....
  • Cubs slugger to help moms in Chicago, DR

     
    Sunday is Mother's Day, and to honor moms everywhere, the Cubs' Alfonso Soriano is hosting several special events to help moms in Chicago and his native Dominican Republic....
  • The Cubs are running out of chances to get out of the NL Central cellar

     
    Sitting 11.0 games out of first place in the NL Central, the Chicago Cubs are running out of chances to make a push for first, second or even third place.  The Cubs were 4.0 games out of first when they had the chance to beat the Cardinals at Wrigley...
  • Injury plagued season smells of 2004

     
    It feels like more than half of this 2011 Chicago Cubs team has been injured now that Kerry Wood is the latest addition to the Cubs' revolving door that is the Disabled List.   Retroactive to June 9, Kid K will be placed on the DL because of, get ready...
  • If Hendry stays, so could Pena

     
    Breaking News:   Doug Davis and Rodrigo Lopez are mediocre starting pitchers.   Who saw that coming? Sarcasm aside, I think it's safe to say that after the San Francisco Giants swept Tuesday's doubleheader and pushed the Cubs to 12.0 games back, it's time...
  • Sox @ Cubs – Game 2- Inside my mind as the game happened

     
    I always find it interesting when writers post their thoughts while a certain game is in progress, so I figured this game would be a great opportunity to do that.  While this post hasn't been live published inning by inning, my thoughts per each inning...