1. Carlos Zambrano Under Control

    It's a toss-up. Fukudome or Zambrano. Who has been the most impressive?Kosuke has hit like crazy, and played some good defense. Carlos, after getting some potassium in his system, has built upon his strong Spring with two solid starts...

    Harry Pavlidis Written by Harry Pavlidis about over 6 years ago 209 reads 0 comments

  2. Tom Gorzelanny Preview

    The Cubs open PNC Park for 2008 against Pirates lefty Tom Gorzelanny. He's from Evergreen Park, IL, and has been previewed here before...

    Harry Pavlidis Written by Harry Pavlidis about over 6 years ago 141 reads 0 comments

  3. Kosuke Fukudome: Six Game Totals

    Kosuke has been excellent so far. Heck of a way to debut with the home run on Opening Day (plus the first-pitch double), followed up by more solid baseball...

    Harry Pavlidis Written by Harry Pavlidis about over 6 years ago 84 reads 0 comments

  4. Cubs-Pirates: Chicago Prevails in the Keystone State

    Today was exactly how you'd draw it up - Carlos Zambrano goes seven strong innings, Derrek Lee is the hero, and Carlos Marmol and Kerry Wood slam the door shut...

    Harry Pavlidis Written by Harry Pavlidis about over 6 years ago 110 reads 0 comments

  5. Tejada and the Scrubs

    The Cubs will face a depleted Houston infield today. Kaz Matsui is still on the DL, while Lance Berkman and Ty Wigginton will rest after getting hurt yesterday. Wiggington could end up on the DL...

    Harry Pavlidis Written by Harry Pavlidis about over 6 years ago 137 reads 0 comments

  6. Cubs-Astros: Chicago Goes for a Series Win Against Brandon Backe

    Saturday, an offense appeared. Hopefully this wasn't a fluke. More like a Fuk, actually.The Cubs will send Carlos Zambrano to face Brandon Backe in Sunday's series finale...

    Harry Pavlidis Written by Harry Pavlidis about over 6 years ago 134 reads 0 comments

  7. Tim Lahey DFA'd by the Philadelphia Phillies

    News out of Philadelphia today about ex-Cub Rule V pick Tim LaheyThe reliever was designated for assignment on Saturday.Brad Lidge is coming of the DL, and that was the end of the line for Lahey...

    Harry Pavlidis Written by Harry Pavlidis about over 6 years ago 265 reads 0 comments

  8. Getting the 2008 Data Straight

    After finding "type" in the pitch XML was the same as "pitch_type" on opening day, I updated my scripts to handle it - and, in the process, lost track of home runs...

    Harry Pavlidis Written by Harry Pavlidis about over 6 years ago 74 reads 0 comments