And YOU get a no-hitter, and YOU get a no-hitter, and YOU get a no-hitter… The San Diego Padres’ sale is reportedly down to three finalists (Gary Jabara, Steve Kaplan, and former Dodgers owner Peter O’Malley), which is of some moderate interest on its own. Of much larger interest? The proposed sale price is $800 [...]
Tomorrow night, the Boise Hawks open up their season at Salem-Keizer. What this immediately means for the Minor League Wrap is that it will show up much later in the evening. If you’re someone who has been reading the Wrap when it normally comes out around 11 pm Chicago time, you’re going to have to [...]
Best laid plans and all, I thought I’d have a pretty good shot at writing a recap of a perfect game, or at least a no-hitter, with Justin Verlander facing a mostly impotent lineup of Chicago Cubs on a beautiful afternoon at Wrigley Field. Of course, predicting that sort of thing is folly; you can’t. [...]
Go get ‘em, Travis.
The Cubs have not been no-hit since Sandy Koufax threw a perfect game against them September 9, 1965. This is something you likely already know. Here are numbers you might not know: 7,401 games have gone by since then, and the Cubs have had at least one hit in every one of them. Note: The [...]
Cubs Place Ian Stewart On DL, Call Up Luis
I have been sitting here racking my brains trying to write an interesting recap of one of the more nondescript games of the season, the Cubs’ 8-4 loss to the Tigers Wednesday night. Don’t worry. Themed recaps are coming back, soon. But for now, I think I’m going to ask you to write the recap [...]
I was on the Fantasy Nomad podcast tonight, which I didn’t realize was live on the internet until I called in. But everything went smoothly and Michael and Incarcerated Bob were gracious hosts who let me ramble. They also didn’t ask me about Junior Lake, which I appreciated very much. But I talked for about [...]
Go get ‘em, Matt.