Posts tagged "pittsburgh pirates"

They're dooooomed

Although you won’t read this until … well, whenever you read this, I am writing this entry as the Cubs are taking a shellacking at the firm-but-supple hands of the Houston Astros.  The good news is, it’s hardly terminal – Jeff Russell is clearly not a long-term solution as a starting pitcher. He should be... Read more »

Cubs Recap: Five in the 8th for the win!

NARSTY I TELL YOU  Hey!  The Cubs won! How lovely! Most recently, Carlos Marmol managed to embarass not one, not two, but three Pirate hitters, striking out the side with a nice mix of fastball strikes and narsty narsty sliders. Moving backwards from his performance to the game’s first pitch, Sean Marshall contributed a 1-2-3... Read more »

Cubs Recap: Demp pummeled by Pirates

Apparently this is the only picture of Starlin we have on file. I sort of don’t care. Pirates 1, Cubs 0. Nobody wanted it to be this way, but here we are. How did it happen? Well, the Cubs outhit the opposition today. And they managed to avoid committing any errors. The problem was, all... Read more »