The Cubs lost to the Phillies and Roy Halladay on Friday evening, which wasn’t a surprise. What was a surprise, and what has most people talking/tweeting/cursing/throwing ...
It’s too bad the Cubs didn’t lose last night, because this series could have easily pushed the losing streak to thirteen. Of course, despite that we’ll probably see ...
That’s what Carlos Zambrano said. He did not call the players AAA players. He said the team was playing like a AAA team and I don’t know anybody who would argue with that. ...
Team stats and NL ranks
The Cubs are 8.5 games out of first place and it’s just the first of June. Their pythagorean record is even worse than their actual 23-30 record. Pythag has them at 22-31. The ...
Stoppable force meets movable object in this series between the Cubs and Astros. Both teams are throwing two starters in this series who probably don’t belong in a MLB rotation, ...
No decision has been made on what type of a role he will have long term with us. I will leave all of that up to Dr. Gryzlo and Dr. Yocum who are treating him for his shoulder injury. ...
Berselius refused to show up for work so that left the rest of us scrambling around to find a replacement. We couldn't find any qualified applicants though we thank you for your ...
Dave Kaplan wrote a post on the CSN Chicago site where he poses the question: Will the Cubs follow Marlins’ blueprint?
I clicked on it because I thought maybe, just maybe, he ...
About a quarter of the 2011 season is in the books and the Cubs have performed about as we expected overall. The pitching, particularly the rotation, has been worse than we thought. ...
This could be interesting. Or very ugly. If you’re looking to be patronized, be sure to check out today’s column by Gordon Edes.
Team stats with respective ...
A few years ago I wouldn’t have considered writing something about looking ahead. The Cubs had the pieces in place to contend for as long as they were willing to supplement the ...
Team stats (and NL ranks)
wOBA: .297 (15th)UZR: -8.1 (12th)DRS: -6 (6th)SP FIP: 3.22 (3rd)SP xFIP: 3.47 (4th)RP FIP: 2.79 (3rd)RP xFIP: 3.14 (2nd)
The Cubs stranded approximately 215 baserunners in the last series against the Reds, and I don’t know if I should be encouraged by the numbers of batters who got on base or discouraged ...
Most of you are at least somewhat familiar with WAR and how it works. I’d bet most of you are familiar that Fangraphs publishes their own WAR (fWAR) and Baseball Reference publishes ...
LOS ANGELES — Cubs pitchers Andrew Cashner and Randy Wells headed to Arizona on Wednesday to continue their rehab there and both could be facing batters next week. — ...
Dodgers team stats (NL rank in parens):
wOBA: .310 (11th)UZR: -2.9 (10th)DRS: -11 (11th)SP FIP: 3.77 (8th)SP xFIP: 3.64 (5th)RP FIP: 4.52 (16th)RP xFIP: 4.09 (12th)