Posts tagged "Randy Wells"

Cubs Week 12 awards: So close!

First of all, happy birthday to my mom. She turns 29 again today, which is strange. 3-2 4-3 3-2 Those were the scores of the Cubs’ first three losses this week. This hasn’t been a huge problem all season–the Cubs were 9-10 in one-run games before the week began. But this week, they let a... Read more »

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 »
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Game 2, in haiku

Russell went just four. Bad news since Wells and Cashner are still weeks away.

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 »

My 2011 Cubs Love/Hate list

My 2011 Cubs Love/Hate list
Most baseball players go in and out of favor with fans as a season advances. With 162 games on the schedule, it’s inevitable that you’ll adore certain players at times and want nothing more than to see those same players sent to the minors just a few weeks later. Slumps and hot streaks in baseball,... Read more »
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Who will be in the Cubs' starting rotation?

Justified or not, Silva has confidence that he’ll be in the rotation to begin the season. Starting rotation: Ryan Dempster, Carlos Zambrano, Matt Garza Other rotation candidates: Randy Wells, Carlos Silva, Andrew Cashner, Jeff Samardzija, Casey Coleman, Thomas Diamond, Braden Looper, Todd Wellemeyer, James Russell, Christopher Carpenter, Sean Marshall Spots available: 2 Early prediction: Randy Wells for sure.... Read more »