Fan favorite OF Albert Almora Jr. delivered the game-winning blow in the Northsiders’ 8-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday evening in Chicago. Cubs SP Cole Hamels had a … Continue Reading Albert Almora Jr. Hits First Career Grand Slam in Win over Phillies
Cubs manager Joe Maddon reverted to form against an old enemy in the Cubs’ series finale against the Washington Nationals on Sunday, calling upon RP Steve Cishek to hold the … Continue Reading Cishek Channels Davis in 7-Out Save Versus Nats
The Chicago Cubs hosted the St. Louis Cardinals for their first series of the 2019 season this weekend. The Cubs entered the series with a record of 16-12, looking for … Continue Reading Get Out the Brooms – Cubs Sweep Rivalry Weekend
The Chicago Cubs met the Arizona Diamondbacks for the rubber match of their three-game weekend series on Sunday afternoon in Arizona. The Cubs took an early lead on long balls … Continue Reading Tyler Chatwood Takes Control to Give Cubs a Win in Extra Innings
The Chicago Cubs secured a series win to close out their homestand with a 7-6 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night. Cubs SP Cole Hamels exited the … Continue Reading J-HEY FUCK YEAH
Lefty RP Tim Collins was added to the Cubs’ active roster on April 10th following SP Jon Lester’s placement on the 10-day injured list due to a left hamstring sustained … Continue Reading Tim Collins Allows No Runs in Cubs Debut
Exploitation of Young Baseball Players Is Under Scrutiny in the DR – but Are North Americans Paying Attention?
If you follow social justice-minded national baseball writers on social media, you might occasionally run across the opinion that MLB’s international free agent signing process is “gross” and takes advantage … Continue Reading Exploitation of Young Baseball Players Is Under Scrutiny in the DR – but Are North Americans Paying Attention?
The Toronto Blue Jays split their opening four-game series against the Detroit Tigers. Although the results weren’t exactly weren’t the best against another expected bottom-dweller in the American League, the … Continue Reading Blue Jays Rotation Off to an Impressive Start – but Will It Hold?
While there have been encouraging starts from major-league regulars like C Willson Contreras, INF Kris Bryant and SP Tyler Chatwood in Cactus League play, two of the most notable spring … Continue Reading Allen Webster and Nico Hoerner Are Lighting Up Cubs Spring Training
RP Lee Smith, a member of the Chicago Cubs from 1980-1987, was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Today’s Game Committee (one of four Eras Committees formerly … Continue Reading Ex-Cub Lee Smith Voted into Hall of Fame
In a prior post, I discussed the hypocrisy of claims by members of the Chicago Cubs organization that players’ character matters in relation to the domestic abuse allegations against Cubs … Continue Reading Time to Cut the Bullshit (Again)!
After some unpleasant news on Sunday night regarding the NL Second Base Gold Glove Award, it was announced that Cubs INF Javier Báez was one of the top vote recipients … Continue Reading Javy Báez is an NL MVP Award Finalist!
Now that the 2018 MLB season has come to a close and a new champion has been crowned, teams are now focusing on building their rosters for the coming year. … Continue Reading Weighing the Options
This post is to follow up on yesterday’s LCS preview, which did not include information about the Milwaukee Brewers’ starting pitching lineup for the NLCS, as it had not been … Continue Reading LCS Preview Supplement: Brewers NLCS Starters Announced
Following the NL division tiebreaker games held on Monday which crowned the Los Angeles Dodgers and Milwaukee Brewers as NL West and NL Central division champs, respectively, the losers of … Continue Reading Rockies, Yankees Advance in MLB Wild Card Round
After splitting a four-game series with the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Chicago Cubs entered the weekend with a magic number of 3 to clinch a third consecutive Central Division title. A … Continue Reading Cubs Take 2 of 3 from St. Louis, Finish Season in Tie with Milwaukee