Monthly Archives August 2011

Two new starters for 2012

The Cub organization has been ready with three young outfielders, Colvin, Campana and Jackson, over the past two seasons, although Campana is still waiting for a position to open up and Jackson needs a roster spot and a position. The high minors were generous in providing the Cubs with two solid middle infielders, Castro in […]

Looking forward to 2012

After consulting, apparently, the Mayan calendar, baseball’s cognoscenti determined that Sunday, July 31st, would be the end of the world for the Chicago Cubs, coinciding with the major-league trading deadline; or, less metaphorically, that the Cubs’ GM would dispose of every remotely tradeable player on the team just before being disposed of himself. Management would […]