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Posts tagged "Dave Sappelt"

Caribbean World Series Preview

Caribbean World Series Preview
Three and a half months of baseball in the sunny climes of the Caribbean have reduced the number of teams still playing from 27 to just five. With Thursday beginning to the round-robin series, here is a preview of the Caribbean World Series. Cuba: One of the most unpredictable squads in the Caribbean World Series... Read more »

Rattled and Ho Hum. D-backs 8 Cubs 3

Rattled and Ho Hum. D-backs 8 Cubs 3
  The Cubs continued their Quest D’ futility, losing every single game on the road to the NL West, by losing to the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-3. Travis Wood was ineffective in his second to last start, and Jaye Chapman had a rare bad inning in the eighth. The eighth inning also saw the end of... Read more »

Angry Birds. Cards 5 Cubs 4.

Angry Birds. Cards 5 Cubs 4.
Carlos Marmol blew his first save in his last twenty attempts as Carlos Beltran’s blast tied the game up in the ninth inning today. The Cardinals would take the lead in the 10th off of Jaye Chapman and the Cardinals turned the tables with their own 5-4 extra inning win, sending their thousands of fans... Read more »
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Cubs Prospect Notes: Sappelt, Soler, Jackson, winter ball

Cubs Prospect Notes: Sappelt, Soler, Jackson, winter ball
Time to catch up on the progress of some Cubs prospects and young players… Dave Sappelt has been coming around the bat but his baserunning blunder really didn’t sit well with manager Dale Sveum.  When asked if it was a coach’s decision, Sveum said, “It’s not a coach’s decision. That’s a player just not being... Read more »

And I won't drive a truck anymore. Cubs 4 Astros 1

And I won't drive a truck anymore. Cubs 4 Astros 1
In one of the more agonizing wins of the year, the Cubs defeated the Astros in front of 237 people in Houston’s Minute Maid Park Monday night. The Cubs would get their go ahead run on a wild pitch. It was that kind of game. Dave Sappelt would put the game out of reach with... Read more »