Mike Fontenot didn't have very far to travel after learning that he had been traded to the San Francisco Giants Wednesday. Two hours before the start of Wednesday's game at AT&T Park, the Cubs announced they had dealt the infielder across the field to the home team's clubhouse for Class-A outfielder Evan Crawford.
August 11, 2010
The Cubs have another mess on their hands. After Friday's 6-0 loss to the White Sox, General Manager Jim Hendry suspended starting pitcher Carlos Zambrano indefinitely.
It's possible that rookie shortstop Starlin Castro could be moving up in the world, or at least in the Cubs' batting order.
Cubs General manager Jim Hendry isn't about to push the panic button after a slow start by his team.
Kosuke Fukudome is off to another fast start. The trick now is maintaining it.
After a weekend sweep in Milwaukee, where it looked as if the bats had finally awoken for good, the Cubs fell back into their old ways in losing two of three at home to the Nationals.
The Cubs will open the season with almost a completely new bullpen for 2010. Manager Lou Piniella has never been known for his patience with the pen, but he says he expects some trying moments, largely because the Cubs have three rookie relievers.