Tag: Junior Lake

Cubs 40 Man Roster Likely to See Significant Turnover

Cubs 40 Man Roster Likely to See Significant Turnover
This off-season is one that the Cubs, front office and business operations alike, and the team’s fans have been pointing to as a time to step forward.  The business staff is getting their much needed Wrigley renovation and the WGN portion of the games will be contracted at some point.  As far as the baseball... Read more »

Cubs September Call-Ups (UPDATES on Olt & Rizzo, rotation)

Cubs September Call-Ups (UPDATES on Olt & Rizzo, rotation)
As we surmised over the Labor Day weekend, it seems that both Eric Jokisch and Rafael Lopez (Rule 5 eligible this offseason) will be joining the Cubs in September:   #Cubs call up 7 players: Schlitter, Straily, Vizcaino, Rosscup, Lake. Plus Jokisch, Lopez. Ruggiano to 60 day DL — Carrie Muskat (@CarrieMuskat) September 2, 2014... Read more »

Matt Szczur Called Up

Matt Szczur not in the Iowa #Cubs lineup tonight. Tweets swirling around that he's the man headed to Chicago-not Jorge Soler. #PCL #MiLB — Tommy Birch (@TommyBirch) August 16, 2014 Matt Szczur not at the park and not among the guys on the field stretching for batting practice. #Cubs #PCL #MiLB — Tommy Birch (@TommyBirch)... Read more »
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Good things are coming...

Good things are coming...
Let’s set up the automatic disclaimer that Tuesday night’s victory was only against the pathetic San Diego Padres, and just enjoy this awesome blast onto Sheffield Avenue by Arismendy Alcantara.  You can click the “more from this game” tag to get more highlights!  Kyle Hendricks got his first major league win, by the way. First,... Read more »

Ivy's Roundup: Let's Try Harder to Play Two Next Time

Ivy's Roundup: Let's Try Harder to Play Two Next Time
For those of you wondering why there’s no Cubs game today:   Our #Chicagograms of the Week are all about #pride: Chicago city pride, specifically, the flag http://t.co/i7JYefSeTh pic.twitter.com/SS4Nd7k8Cq — DNAinfo.com Chicago (@DNAinfoCHI) June 29, 2014   #Cubs associates proudly represent the team at today's annual #ChicagoPride Parade: pic.twitter.com/FUUhUvm1bC — Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) June 29,... Read more »

Ivy's Roundup: Like Shooting Fish in a Barrel

Ivy's Roundup: Like Shooting Fish in a Barrel
As you may or may not have heard, Cubs heartthrob and super-prospect Kris Bryant is packing his bags and moving to Iowa.  In the meantime, the MLB Cubs are still in Miami but about to come home.  Let’s see how they did against the Fish… Chicago Cubs vs. Miami Marlins, Marlins Park Monday, June 16... Read more »
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Ivy's Roundup: The Fish that got away

Ivy's Roundup: The Fish that got away
I’m full of wonderful Middle Eastern food and thus in a semi-food coma, so this may not be the best recap in the world.  But I’m hoping that your standards for me are appropriately low-ish and this won’t matter much.  Anyway, the Cubs and the Marlins… Chicago Cubs vs. Miami Marlins, Wrigley Field Friday, June... Read more »

Ivy Files: At least Monday was fun

Ivy Files: At least Monday was fun
Still no Ivy, but you get a recap anyway. It wasn’t a great series for the Cubs, but at least it provided one pleasant night for Cubs fans. 5-12 Chicago Cubs 17 St. Louis Cardinals 5 The Cubs managed to knock the Cardinals under .500 briefly for the second time this season, and they managed... Read more »

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Cubs Opening Day

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Cubs Opening Day
The Cubs battled the Pirates to a standstill on Opening Day in Pittsburgh until extra innings, when Neil Walker took Carlos Villanueva deep to lead off the bottom of the tenth and walk off with the victory.  Being the first real Cubs game after several months of winter, it was great to see the team... Read more »
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Welcome to Cubs Opening Day

Welcome to Cubs Opening Day
Finally, the day you have been waiting for has arrived! Chicago Cubs opening day has arrived! While Major League Baseball has already had two opening days, this is the one that matters to Cub fans. This is our team playing, the team we love and follow with great passion. To me, while I want a... Read more »