The 25th Man

Your 2010 Chicago Cubs 25-man active duty roster is due on Monday for the opening of the baseball season. With the position battles mostly settled for Lou Piniella‘s squad, only the 25th and final position remains uncommitted. Carrie Muskat of MLB.com writes about the four candidates for the one roster spot: There are four players […]

March 30, 2010  Tags: , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Jim Hendry, Lou Piniella, players, roster  One Comment

Cubs Spring Training Report

 Here is a first-hand report from CubHub.net Special Correspondent, Karen G…  This past weekend was the second of what I hope will be annual trips to Cubs Spring Training Camp in Mesa, AZ. I had such a good time last year when I stopped for a day on the way back from the west coast […]

March 6, 2010  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Uncategorized  One Comment

Foul ball right at you

Went to the game yesterday. I sat in row 2 of the Dugout Boxes, between home plate and the Cubs on-deck circle.  The batters net was directly in my view, hampering my photographic efforts.  I got some good shots, but many of them are obscured by the net or focused inappropriately on the netting instead […]

April 24, 2009  Tags:   Posted in: game day, photo of the day  One Comment

Guest Post: Philosophy 101

Here is another Guest Post sent in by AJ. Back in the day, as a first year student at Illinois State University, I recall registering late in the process and as a result got stuck with a couple of courses I otherwise would never consider taking to complete my general studies. One of them, Philosophy […]

April 19, 2009  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: fan comments, guest post, Hot Stove, lineup, observations, players, roster, Team Ownership  One Comment

Bradley Down; Door Opens for Hoffpauir

Bruce Levine is reporting that Milton Bradley actually tweaked his groin in batting practice prior to yesterday’s game in Milwaukee and then went on to aggravate it later on in the fourth inning. Bradley’s injury, a first degree strain of his right groin, is considered mild so he is not likely headed to the DL. The injury […]

April 13, 2009  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: game day, observations, players, roster  No Comments