Posts tagged "Steve Clevenger"

Pitching coming together. What about the rest of team? Part 1: Catchers

Pitching coming together. What about the rest of team? Part 1: Catchers
As we mentioned a couple of days ago, the Cubs go 7 deep in their rotation before having to dip into AAA for additional depth.  That added depth in the rotation should spill over into the bullpen and fortify that as well. How does the rest of the team look so far and are the... Read more »

Cubs call up Castillo. Clevenger to DL.

Cubs call up Castillo.  Clevenger to DL.
A tweet by ESPN’s Enrique Rojas that the Cubs had called up catching prospect Welington Castillo had sent the twitterverse into a speculating frenzy, much of it centered around a possible trade of Geovany Soto. I thought Soto may have gotten hurt going from first to home in the 9th on Reed Johnson’s triple.  He’d... Read more »

Is it time to trade Geovany Soto?

Is it time to trade Geovany Soto?
Steve Clevenger has had just  2 starts and 9 PAs this season and he’s made the most of them.  He was behind the plate when the Cubs had their  two best pitching performances of the season. Offensively, he has 6 hits in his 9 at-bats.  So now the question becomes, Should the Cubs trade Soto... Read more »
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Welington Castillo or Steve Clevenger?

Welington Castillo or Steve Clevenger?
There are a few races left for spots on the opening day roster. There’s some jobs left in the bullpen. Adrian Cardenas is making a late run at Blake DeWitt, and perhaps a spot or two in the rotation.  Normally nobody pays much attention to the backup catcher role, but that may be the tightest... Read more »