Mike Stanton

Three-Finger Hill Makes the Team

The Cubs trimmed their roster by two more today, releasing Gabor Bako and LHP Mike Stanton. Congrats to Koyie Hill and his bionic hand. The roster now stands at 28 and the position players and bench are set for Opening Day. The spring roster with just a week left in camp.

CATCHERS - Soto, Hill

Cubs Bats Blast Rockies 9-8

Alfonso Soriano drove in two runs and reached base four times on two singles and two wallks, Milton Bradley had three hits including a double and a solo home run, and Geovany Soto drove in two runs with a double and a sacrifice fly, leading the Cubs to a hard-fought 9-8 victory over the Colorado Rockies this afternoon in front of a record Ho Ho Kam Park crowd of 13,298.

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  • QuietMan 7 hours 5 min ago view
  • Javy's grunge dive into the stands for the popup was awesome - the hitting into the double play not so much

    Eric S 7 hours 34 min ago view
  • Third time I've tried to post this (forgive me if it winds up appearing three times)

    Junior Lake, batting 9th and playing RF for the Blue Jays...

    Transmission 7 hours 46 min ago view
  • *That was a fun HALF inning.

    Brick 8 hours 50 min ago view
  • this game is no longer awesome.

    crunch 8 hours 50 min ago view
  • he did...it was awesome.

    crunch 9 hours 21 sec ago view
  • I'm pretty sure that Len called Bryant's home run a Brexit.

    Old and Blue 9 hours 1 min ago view
  • everyone but heyward with a hit and a 3 run lead with coghlan on 3rd through 5 batters. hell yeah.

    okay, this is just silly. 19 pitches in, 1 out, 4 runs in, men on 1st and 2nd...hendricks up to bunt.

    ...and almora contributes the final out. that was a fun inning.

    crunch 9 hours 3 min ago view
  • this game is awesome already.

    also, there's a lot of cubs fans in the park tonight.

    crunch 9 hours 11 min ago view
  • Clearly, Joe Maddon is a Lineup Wizzard.

    Transmission 9 hours 12 min ago view
  • "Cubs manager Joe Maddon said Friday that Anthony Rizzo (back) is feeling better and it's "possible" the first baseman could return to the lineup Saturday."

    crunch 10 hours 34 min ago view
  • Maddon shore isn't afraid to bat a rookie 4th in the order.

    Old and Blue 11 hours 50 min ago view
  • how many pairs of dice did dusty leave hidden around the park when he left the cubs?

    crunch 12 hours 45 min ago view
  • Line-up shakeup, going all-2015 with pitcher batting 8th, Bryant 2nd

    J-Hey, Bryant 1B, Zobrist, Willson, Coghlan, Baez 3B, Russell, Hendricks, Almora

    Eric S 13 hours 9 min ago view
  • The Cubs are currently down Schwarber, Fowler, Soler, and Rizzo and Montero appear to be day-to-day. Maybe not surprising that they are struggling a bit as they rely more than expected on Baez, Russell, Almora, Contreras, and Szczur to provide offensive value.

    Charlie 15 hours 49 min ago view
  • Joe: "I loved the way we brought it today, man. We'll take this every night and win a lot of ballgames like that. Losing 4 in a row...that's nothin'."

    The E-Man 1 day 6 hours ago view