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July 2009

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Dempster Placed on 15 Day DL With Some Sort of Shark Injury

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.!. Apparently Ryan Dempster hurt his “Great Right Toe”…Is that anything like a great white shark? Cubs Media Release CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today placed right-handed pitcher Ryan Dempster on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to July 3) with a great right toe fracture.  To replace Dempster on the roster, the Cubs recalled right-handed pitcher Kevin Hart from Triple-A Iowa. Carlos Zambrano, who was scheduled to start tomorrow, will instead make the start tonight against the Atlanta Braves at Wrigley Field.  Hart is scheduled to start the series finale for the Cubs tomorrow afternoon. Dempster is 5-5 with a […]

Monday

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July 2009

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Thursday

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July 2009

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Freel Gone….Jeff Baker In

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The Cubs made a curious move to me today. Not so much the trade for Jeff Baker, but why DFA Ryan Freel? I guess it comes down to a roster spot, but I think I’d find a way to make it work and still keep Freel. Suggestions as to how that could have happened? Here is the media release from the team. The Chicago Cubs today acquired infielder Jeff Baker from the Colorado Rockies for minor league right-handed pitcher Al Alburquerque.  To make room for Baker on the roster, infielder Ryan Freel was designated for assignment. Baker, who will wear […]

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June 2009

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Monday

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June 2009

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Cub Recall Sam Fuld…DL AAron Miles Due to Acute Lack of Ability

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From the Cubs Media Department comes this wonderful tidbit: PITTSBURGH – The Chicago Cubs today recalled outfielder Sam Fuld from Triple-A Iowa. In addition, the Cubs placed infielder Aaron Miles on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to June 21) with a hyperextended right elbow. Fuld, 27, is hitting .286 (81-for-283) with 16 doubles, eight triples, 27 RBI and 20 stolen bases in 73 contests for Iowa this season, including a .398 batting average (33-for-83) this month. He has walked 32 times compared to just 22 strikeouts in 319 plate appearances, and has a .309 batting average (21-for-68) with runners in […]