Tag: Oakland A's

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 »

For Cubs, 2015 Pitching Auditions Already Underway

For Cubs, 2015 Pitching Auditions Already Underway
At this point, it should be clear that the Cubs are not willing to be doormats in the NL Central in 2015.  Claiming Cole Hamels on trade waivers last week is a clear illustration of the game plan for next season.  Adding at least one, and possibly more, high end pitchers to team with the... Read more »

The Round-Up: Brewers, Mariners, A's

The Round-Up: Brewers, Mariners, A's
Happy Independence Day! It’s been a wee bit since Ivy’s last roundup, but she’s attending to family matters at the moment and your positive thoughts are welcome.  So here’s me (yay?) picking up the slack for the last few series before the Cubs head back home to face the division-leading Pittsburgh Pirates (srsly wtf) on... Read more »
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