Tag: Addison Russell

Dan Straily Primed to Make Cubs Debut

Dan Straily Primed to Make Cubs Debut
After today’s 6-2 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers, we found out that Dan Straily would be making his Cubs debut on Saturday at Citi Field against the Mets.  Straily was acquired from the A’s in the July 4th deal that sent Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to Oakland for Straily, Addison Russell, and Billy McKinney.... Read more »

Javier Baez Moves Over (to 2B): What does it Mean?

Javier Baez Moves Over (to 2B): What does it Mean?
News about top Cubs prospect Javier Baez: Big news over in Round Rock. Iowa #Cubs shortstop Javier Baez starting at second base tonight. #PCL #MiLB — Tommy Birch (@TommyBirch) July 17, 2014   Javier Baez started at 2B tonight in Round Rock as mentioned in Behind the Ivy’s Minor League weekly update. The move sent... Read more »

The Light at the End of the Tunnel

The Light at the End of the Tunnel
I am trying to write about the trade but every time I start thinking about Addison Russell with Bryant and Baez… pic.twitter.com/mADmg40hf9 — dabynsky (@dabynsky) July 7, 2014 I’ve been trying to write about the blockbuster trade that brought Addison Russell and others to the Cubs for Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel for days now.... Read more »
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A Fourth of July holiday to remember...thanks Cubs! (UPDATE: Trade official)

A Fourth of July holiday to remember...thanks Cubs! (UPDATE: Trade official)
My family came into Chicago in the middle of the night so that’s how I started my Fourth of July.  We got to go to the Museum of Science and Industry, eat Thai food, then hung out until we got some Chicago-style deep dish pizza prior to fireworks.  Since we live on the South Side... Read more »