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Cubs Fortune | Hail Dale

By bullpenbrian - February 28, 2012 - 1:01 am Leave a comment.

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New Season New No. For Cubs

By bullpenbrian - February 14, 2012 - 2:01 am 2 comments.

Several Cubs changed uniform numbers this winter. Several more are sporting Cubbie Blue for the first time.

Here’s a quick look at the numbers some of our Cubs will be wearing during the 2012 season.

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First Year Tough On Cubs Managers

By bullpenbrian - November 18, 2011 - 2:01 am Leave a comment.

Here’s a quick look at how the last 12 managers of the Cubs started during their first season, or in some cases, their only season on the job. 

2011 – Mike Quade               (71-91)
2007 – Lou Piniella              (85-77)
2003 – Dusty Baker             (88-74)
2000 – Don Baylor               (65-97)
1995 – Jim Riggleman         (73-71)
1994 – Tom Trebelhorn    (49-64)
1992 – Jim Lefebvre             (78-84)
1988 – Don Zimmer              (77-85)
1987 – Gene Michael            (68-68)
1984 – Jim Frey                      (96-65)
1982 – Lee Elia                        (73-89)
1981 – Joey Amalfitano       (38-65)

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Cubs New Manager Dale Sveum

By bullpenbrian - November 17, 2011 - 3:01 am Leave a comment.

I’m trying to get use to the idea of Dale Sveum as the Cubs new manager.

He wasn’t a candidate I gave much thought to, not with Tito, Maddux, and Alomar in the running. But, of course, that doesn’t mean he’s the wrong choice–just one that catches me a bit by surprise.

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