Cubs at Padres game thread

It’s been a while since we had one of these (and I can’t even write more than that one sentence and will make mb21 do the rest). Although Carlos Zambrano is not with the team, it’s almost certainly his final game employed by the Chicago Cubs. In his honor and the complete crap that this […]

First Half Mercifully Ends

The first half of the Cubs’ season draws to an end today in Pittsburgh, thus leading us to wonder: It’s only the fucking All-Star break?! Starlin Castro has managed to play well enough at a thin enough position that he could be starting the All-Star game, and Aramis Ramirez has gotten serious buzz as a […]

Cubs ARE Involved in Tightly Contested Battle in the Standings

The Cubs and Royals square off in the rubber match of their series today.  The winner will feel good about themselves for the day until they lose their next game, which for these teams probably means tomorrow.  The loser will own sole possession of the #2 draft pick in the 2012 amateur draft. That is […]

Who Goes Batshit Crazy Tonight?

I got my money on this guy… Seriously, what the hell is Garza doing in that photo?  He looks like when Chandler can’t smile in “The One With the Engagement Picture.” Anyway… he’s pitching against Mark Buerhle tonight, who has been known to take an awkward photo himself… Let’s just try not to be too […]

Davis vs. Goliath

I have a sneaky suspicion Davis doesn’t have the equivalent of a slingshot and smooth stones to fell the Philliestines, but that’s why they play the game.  Amiright? Mostly, we just needed a new thread.

Open Game Thread

Too lazy to do a real game thread. I predict the Cubs lose 4-3.

Too lazy to look up projections Cardinals vs Cubs thread

Lineups St Louis RF Jon Jay 2B Allen Craig (Skip Schumaker 2.0?) 1B Albert Pujols LF Matt Holliday CF Colby Rasmus C Yadier Molina 3B Daniel Descalso SS Tyler Greene LHP Jaime Garcia Cubs SS Starlin Castro 2B Darwin Barney CF Marlon Byrd 3B Aramis Ramirez RF Jeff Baker 1B Carlos Pena LF Alfonso Soriano […]

St. Louis Cardinals @ Chicago Cubs 5-12

bref previewgameday Jay RF, Craig 2B, Pujols 1B, Holliday LF, Rasmus CF, Molina C, Descalso 3B, Greene SS, Garcia P.Castro SS, Barney 2B, Byrd CF, Ramirez 3B, Baker RF, Peña 1B, Soriano LF, Castillo C, Coleman P Cardinals Can He Hit Scrap Factor Can He Field Do We Hate Him Cubs Can He Hit Scrap […]

St. Louis Cardinals @ Chicago Cubs

GamedayBref Preview Cardinals wOBA wRC Def Cubs wOBA wRC Def Ryan Theriot .298 .39 -.01 Kosuke Fukudome .343 .57 -.06 Colby Rasmus .348 .57 .01 Darwin Barney .297 .38 .03 Albert Pujols .413 .79 .02 Marlon Byrd .334 .50 -.01 Matt Holliday .389 .68 .02 Aramis Ramirez .347 .53 -.03 Lance Berkman .378 .62 .00 […]