The Chicago Cubs spent the final weekend before the All-Star Break at Guaranteed Rate Field on the South Side for the conclusion of the crosstown series against the Chicago White … Continue Reading Cubs Farmhand Robel García Hits Second MLB HR in 3-1 Loss to Chisox
After dropping the first two of three in Colorado against the Rockies this week, the Chicago Cubs looked to salvage the series ahead of a four-game trip to Los Angeles … Continue Reading Cole Hamels Closes in on Career Milestone with 9 K Performance Versus Rockies
Following last weekend’s sweep in St. Louis, the Chicago Cubs fell into second place in the NL Central Division behind the Milwaukee Brewers, but were able to regain a toehold … Continue Reading Cubs Complete Second Sweep of Redbirds to Keep Pace in Central Division
The Chicago Cubs swept the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley during the first weekend in May, the first series of the year between the division rivals, capping off the Northsiders’ … Continue Reading Cardinals Repay Cubs with St. Louis Sweep
Blue Jays prospect INF Cavan Biggio, son of Hall of Famer Craig Biggio, made his debut this weekend for the Toronto Blue Jays in their interleague series against the San … Continue Reading Biggio and Blue Jays Have a Day
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)!