2011 Cubs a Pretty Blank Slate

In News And Rumors by andcounting78 Comments

I haven’t heard anyone not named Carlos Silva complain about Andrew Cashner being named the Cubs’ 5th starter. I’m still waiting for a yet-to-be-discredited Cubs blog to erupt in rage over Marcos Mateo making the roster. Nobody seems all that bothered to see Silva go, and if you’re looking to find someone who is, I’m sorry to disappoint you. But …

Andrew Cashner joins the rotation

In News And Rumors by dmick8973 Comments

The Cubs announced on Saturday that Andrew Cashner would be the team's 5th starter and that Marcos Mateo had claimed the final bullpen spot.  This leaves Carlos Silva off the roster and the Cubs will try to trade him.  That's not going to happen so the Cubs will eat about $5.6 million assuming some team picks him up and pays …

Platooning 101

In News And Rumors by dmick891 Comment

The day everyone has looked forward to is here. Obstructed View is no longer something we can hype though we had little to no intention of doing that. It just became fun to do it. Now we have to live up to the hype or face critisim and ridicule by the thousands of fans we raised expectations for. Anyway, this …

2011 Cubs Payroll

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Updated on 3-27-2011 Personal Information Contract 2011 Projection Name DOB B/T POS 2011 2012 2013 2014 IP FIP WAR Justin Berg 6/7/84 R/R RP Alberto Cabrera 10/25/08 R/R RP Esmailin Caridad 10/28/83 R/R RP Andrew Cashner 9/11/86 R/R SP Casey Coleman 7/3/87 L/R SP Ryan Dempster 5/3/77 R/R SP 13.5 14 Thomas Diamond 4/6/83 R/R RP Rafael Dolis 1/10/88 R/R …