The Washington Nationals recently traded Henry Rodriguez to the Cubs because he was not developing in the way they thought he would. Specifically, he struggled with control issues. His trade value was limited due to "bouts of wildness." He had a power arm, but often had no idea where his pitches would wind up. "He… »
We pick up the action in the fifth inning with "...David Wright, who's won two gold gloves—not a good throw, though!..." and it only got better. »
Our tipster Steven works for a ticket company out of Chicago, and wrote in to tell us that he'd had beloved Cubs fan Ronnie "Woo Woo" Wickers in the office today. He even attached a photo: "Woo_Woo_Office_Visit.jpg." Ronnie was wearing his Cubs uniform, which is no surprise; what is is that one of the most dedicated Cubs… »
This oopsie is apparently located on the wall of a tunnel near the Cubs clubhouse. Has it been like this for the last 95 years and no one's noticed? Possibly.
After giving up a six-run inning courtesy of a handful of errors, Carlos Silva returned to the dugout and got into a fight. It was broken up, he was removed from the game, and kept away from reporters afterward because he was "not in the right frame of mind to talk." Cubs Spring Training, people! [Chicago Breaking News] »