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Why is Koyie Hill Playing?

When Geovany Soto went on the DL with a sore shoulder, and the Cubs called up AAA catcher Wellington Castillo, most people thought Castillo would get a majority of the playing time at catcher. The Cubs have been playing rookies all season, 15 in total now, and for the most part have given them every chance to play and show what they might bring in the future. For Castillo though, this seems to not be the ca ...

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At Least the Cubs are Competing Now

The Cubs lost again today, this time falling 8-7 to the Giants, and dropped three of four in the series. That is the bad news, or the good news, if you are like me and find the failure comical at this point. The good news is, the team made this past series of failure fun to watch. The typical low scoring game, usually driven by terrible offense, didn't make an appearance. Instead, the Cubs are competing, an ...

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Lou Piniella to Retire at Season’s End

Chicago -- Cubs manager Lou Piniella announced his retirement prior to today's game at Wrigley Field against the Houston Astros (see Lou's statement below). Piniella is in his fourth season managing the Cubs and his contract runs out at the end of the season. There has been a lot of speculation as to what the Cubs will do with new owners taking over the team and Sweet Lou's contract ending. This helps clear ...

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