Archive - 2012

September 7th

September 6th

September 4th

Cubs Depth Chart Test

















September 2nd

Welcome to TCR v7.0

By my rough count - and I suppose Christian would be a better authority on it - this is the 7th major incarnation of the site. If I recall, there was its inception, then its days on all-baseball.com, then the buyout by mvp.com which is about the time I joined, then the move to a whole new mvp.com website, then the move to our own site so we could use profanities, I'm then going to count the last year when the old site design failed and I've been running the default theme for far too long and now this.

(Fancy hand gestures, lights go out, puff of smoke...lights go back on)

Voila!!!!

I can't apologize enough for how long this took, I pretty much had it ready in April and did something terribly stupid and had to start from scratch. Life and work tend to get in the way too much for me to devote the time I once did, but luckily a kind reader helped me this time around and we were able to get it going after Thursday's crash. I still have some tweaks to make and I'll share those in a bit. I've checked the site on Firefox, Safari and Chrome and seems to be all working. I don't have Internet Explorer and you shouldn't either, but if you do, let me know if you have any problems and then I'll suggest to you to try a better browser.

Enough of the boring stuff...here's a quick rundown of the new stuff and other supremely important things.

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August 31st

Sorry About That

Sorry about the site hiccup yesterday, I have no idea what happened...but I took it as a sign that I needed to upgrade the site immediately. A kind reader volunteered to help me and we took advantage of the downtime by upgrading the site from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7...the upgrade before the upgrade. Now I need to make the comment and theme modifications. Hopefully by Tuesday, the actual new site will be up and running, but I'm sure there will be some hiccups along the way.

August 27th

Cubs Keep Heat on the A's in Arizona

Carlos Penalver and Shawon Dunston smacked back-to-back two-out doubles and Ben Carhart followed with an RBI single to plate the first two runs in the top of the 5th, and Jeffrey Baez poked an opposite-field RBI single to drive-in the final run in the 8th, leading the AZL Cubs to a 5-2 victory over the AZL Athletics in Arizona League action at Papago Park Baseball Complex Field #2 (AKA "Connie Mack Field" ) in Phoenix this evening. 


August 26th

Ben Carhart Wild Card Joker in the Mesa Deck

Ben Carhart muscled a walk-off RBI single to center with two outs in the bottom of the 9th to drive-in Garrett Schlecht from 3rd base with the winning run, as the AZL Cubs edged the AZL Giants 8-7 to clinch the AZL Wild Card berth tonight in Mesa, AZ.

August 24th

Cubs and Rockies Give New Meaning to Going Number 2

Blackmon RF, Herrera SS, Pachecho 1B, Gonzalez LF, Hernandez C, Colvin CF, Nelson 3B, LeMahieu 2B, Pomeranz P

vs.

Mather RF, Vitters 3B, Rizzo 1B, Soriano LF, Castro SS, Castillo C, B. Jackson CF, Barney 2B, Samardzija P

The Rockies recent 5-game win streak and the Cubs continued excellence in losing has earned the Cubs a 3-game lead for the #2 spot in next year's draft for the time being (4 games over the Twins). The Cubs still "trail" the Astros by 9 games for the top spot and doubtful they can tank enough to get there.

August 23rd

Giansanti a Ringer Ding-Dinger for AZL Cubs

Anthony Giansanti slugged a two-run double off the CF Batter's Eye to cap a three-run 1st inning and Ryan McNeil and three relievers combined to throw a shutout, as the AZL Cubs whitewashed the AZL Diamondbacks 3-0 in Game #1, and then Giansanti hammered a lead-off walk-off HR off the base of the scoreboard in the bottom of the 7th that gave the Cubs a 1-0 victory in Game #2, as the Cubs took both ends of a twilight-night doubleheader at HoHoKam Park in Mesa, AZ this evening. 


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CUBS ROSTER

Last updated 9-1-2015

40 players on RESERVE LIST (roster is full), plus one player on 60-DAY DL and three players DESIGNATED FOR ASSIGNMENT (DFA)

30 players on ACTIVE LIST, plus three players on 15-DAY DL, and seven players on OPTIONAL ASSIGNMENT to minors

* bats or throws left
# bats both

ACTIVE LIST: 30 

PITCHERS: 14
Jake Arrieta
Trevor Cahill
Justin Grimm
Jason Hammel
Dan Haren
Kyle Hendricks
Tommy Hunter
* Jon Lester
* Clayton Richard
Fernando Rodney
Hector Rondon
Pedro Strop
* Tsuyoshi Wada
* Travis Wood

CATCHERS: 3
* Miguel Montero
David Ross
* Kyle Schwarber

INFIELDERS
: 7
Javy Baez
Kris Bryant
Starlin Castro
# Jonathan Herrera 
* Tommy LaStella
* Anthony Rizzo
Addison Russell

OUTFIELDERS: 6
* Quintin Berry
* Chris Coghlan
Chris Denorfia
# Dexter Fowler
Austin Jackson
Matt Szczur

OPTIONED
: 7
# Arismendy Alcantara, INF
Dallas Beeler, P
Carl Edwards Jr, P
* Eric Jokisch, P
Yoervis Medina, P
* Zac Rosscup, P
Christian Villanueva, INF 

15-DAY DL: 3
Jason Motte, P
Neil Ramirez, P
Jorge Soler, OF

60-DAY DL: 1
Jacob Turner, P

DFA: 3 
Mike Olt, INF
* James Russell, P
Rafael Soriano, P 

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Rule 5 Draft

Minor League Free-Agents

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