Posts tagged "Kosuke Fukudome"

In case you forgot, this is what a losing streak looks like

After putting together their first winning streak of the season against the hapless Astros, it was back to reality for the Cubs as they took on a solid Brewers team in Milwaukee. They went from one sweep to another as the offense managed just four runs in the three games, three of which were driven... Read more »

Indians close to deal for Fukudome

The Cubs will eat most of the $4.5 million left on his contract and receive two mediocre prospects, says Paul Sullivan. It’s not much, but it’s something. But seriously, it’s not much. Tyler Colvin will come up. He has not figured it out at Triple-A, as he’s batting just .256 and has one hit in... Read more »

At least four teams eyeing Fukudome, says Bruce Levine

Levine names only the Indians specifically, who we already knew had interest, but suggests that at least three other teams are looking into trading for Fukudome. It’s starting to sound like the 34-year-old outfielder, who has the 13th-best OBP in the National League, might be on his way out of town by next Sunday. (Click... Read more »

For Fukudome, what goes up will always come down

Kosuke Fukudome deserves some credit. If you haven’t noticed, he has a surprisingly high .288 average and .400 OBP. The former is somewhat impressive, but the latter actually ranks fifth in the National League! And yes, that previous sentence does indeed deserve an exclamation point given that it’s late June and Fukudome has usually helicopter... Read more »

Cubs Week 7 awards: Adding injury to insult

While the Cubs were able to scratch out three wins this week, they blew two very winnable games against the then-first place Reds, saw the Cardinals go 6-1, and still lost more games than they won, dropping their road record under .500 and falling 6.5 games out of first. Insult: check. To make matters worse,... Read more »