Posts tagged "Andrew Cashner"

Cubs bullets

You know you’re struggling when your team sends you down to Triple-A without even making a corresponding roster move. That’s what happened to Tyler Colvin yesterday, and I’m all for it. As I said last week, I like Colvin and still believe he has potential, but he couldn’t hit a beach ball right now. Andrew... Read more »

Cubs' lack of depth becoming painfully clear

Cubs' lack of depth becoming painfully clear
We knew heading into the season that the Cubs didn’t have enough depth. What if Soto gets hurt? Or Byrd misses significant time? Or a starting pitcher goes down? Unfortunately, two starters found the DL just a week into the season. With both Randy Wells and Andrew Cashner missing time, the Cubs have now used... Read more »

Game 2, in haiku

Russell went just four. Bad news since Wells and Cashner are still weeks away.
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Cashner gets first taste of Cubbie Curse; Wells joins him

As if it didn’t suck enough that Andrew Cashner’s solid start was interrupted by an injury, suddenly Randy Wells–who also had a successful 2011 debut–is head to the DL too. With Carlos Silva gleefully eating piles of money somewhere, the Cubs lack the depth to cover up the newfound holes in their rotation. But as... Read more »

Cashner cashes in on Silva's struggles

After Carlos Silva posted a very strong start on Wednesday, it looked like Andrew Cashner’s outing today would determine the Cubs’ fifth starter. But before Cashner even took the mound, it was announced that he had won the war without having to fight the final battle.  According to a tweet from Carrie Muskat, the Cubs... Read more »

Who will fill out the Cubs' bullpen in 2011?

Who will fill out the Cubs' bullpen in 2011?
Samardzija had a 2.28 ERA in 26 games as a rookie in 2008, but has struggled mightily in limited major league duty since then. Penciled in to the ‘pen: Carlos Marmol, Kerry Wood, Tom Gorzelanny Other bullpen candidates: James Russell, Andrew Cashner, Jeff Samardzija, Justin Berg, Esmailin Caridad, Angel Guzman, Thomas Diamond, Braden Looper, Marcos Mateo, John... Read more »
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