Tag: Decisions

The Mystery of the Cubs Fifth Starter (At least until Jake Arrieta comes back...)

The Mystery of the Cubs Fifth Starter (At least until Jake Arrieta comes back...)
Carlos Villanueva had a sad adventure today against the St. Louis Cardinals, and had to be bailed out by just-called-up Chris Rusin.  Rusin, to his credit, was excellent in garbage time as the Cubs only gave up two runs (one charged to Carlos) during his time on the mound.  And then…   #Cubs to option... Read more »

The Cubs and an Upcoming Decision with Arodys Vizcaino

The Cubs and an Upcoming Decision with Arodys Vizcaino
Many of the Cubs beat reporters were raving on Saturday about Arodys Vizcaino‘s live batting practice session, including Carrie Muskat: “He looked very, very good,” Cubs manager Rick Renteria said of Vizcaino, who is projected to pitch out of the bullpen. “We’re very pleased with his session. Very sharp, live fastball, breaking ball, he was... Read more »

Fathers' Day post-mortem

Fathers' Day post-mortem
Happy Fathers’ Day to all the dads and your dads and grandpas etc. out there!  By now you are probably still recovering from the Cubs’ loss against the New York Mets where Carlos Marmol came in and did silly Marmol things in the ninth inning.  And how about that David Aardsma?  Seems that the Cubs... Read more »
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