In my Sunday reading, I came across an article for Yahoo! Sports by Zach Crizer that discusses how 2016 MVP and MLB media’s favorite potential trade chip Kris Bryant has … Continue Reading Kris Bryant Has Been More Durable and Valuable Than Younger Free Agents Correa and Seager
The Chicago Cubs’ Sunday afternoon series finale against the St. Louis Cardinals was postponed due to inclement weather. This was a mercy to fans who have endured a 2-13 stretch … Continue Reading Chicago Cubs 1st Half in Review
The Chicago Cubs’ #1 starting pitcher, Kyle Hendricks, posted a vintage performance in Sunday’s 5-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers. The “Professor” allowed just one run on eight hits with … Continue Reading Kyle Hendricks Has Been Consistently Inconsistent to Begin 2021
The Chicago Cubs are the defending NL Central Division champions but are not favorites to repeat heading into the 2021 season. The Colorado Rockies paid the St. Louis Cardinals to … Continue Reading Cubs Question Marks for 2021
Freddie Freeman and Anthony Rizzo are two young vets who have risen to the top of the National League’s first base rankings, with multiple All-Star Game appearances. Freeman is widely … Continue Reading Who’s Your 1B – Freddie Freeman or Anthony Rizzo?
Javier Báez and Carlos Correa are two premier young stars from Puerto Rico who played a role in a long-awaited championship for their respective teams, the Chicago Cubs (2016) and … Continue Reading Who’s Your Shortstop – Javier Báez or Carlos Correa?
Current Chicago Cubs starter and 2017 World Series goat Yu Darvish opened up to reporters at Spring Training on Sunday with his thoughts about the Houston Astros cheating scandal. The … Continue Reading Yu Darvish’s Comments on #AstrosCheat Scandal Speak for Fans Everywhere
Over the weekend, the latest rumor to emerge from a Cubs camp that has been more active in creating gossip than deals was that the Cubs are interested in acquiring … Continue Reading Who’s a Better Outfielder – Kris Bryant or Joey Gallo?
Kyle Schwarber has been linked to trade rumors involving the Chicago Cubs since the 2016 season, when the New York Yankees reportedly wanted him in exchange for one of their … Continue Reading Choosing Schwarber over Castellanos Would Be a Short-Sighted Move by Cubs
Rumors have persisted since the stretch run of the 2019 season that the Chicago Cubs have been interested in acquiring Whit Merrifield from the Kansas City Royals. In 2019, the … Continue Reading Why the Cubs Shouldn’t Bet the Farm on Whit Merrifield
Earlier this month, Cubs manager Joe Maddon used the phrase “big boy time” with reference to how he planned to distribute playing time after the July 31 trade deadline. Joe … Continue Reading “Big Boy Time” Coming for Cubs at Mets
I talk about what it’s been like to watch the Cubs this season and their terrible home/road disparity. Special guest appearance by my cat.
The Chicago Cubs swept the third-place Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley this weekend and are riding high after having extended their lead over the St. Louis Cardinals to 1.5 games. This … Continue Reading Ranking Cubs Players by Swag Factor
The world changed for Cubs fans on November 2, 2016 (or November 3 in Cleveland and Toronto), the night the Cubs won the World Series after a 108-year championship drought. … Continue Reading It’s Time for Cubs Fans to Embrace Villainy
Sports teams are owned by rich assholes. Rich assholes tend to support political assholes like Donald Trump. Fans and media personalities often admonish players and other fans to “keep politics … Continue Reading Thoughts on “Ethical Fandom”
The impending conclusion of Chicago Cubs INF Addison Russell’s suspension for conduct in violation of the MLB domestic violence policy has prompted new discussion about whether he should be welcomed back … Continue Reading Why Do Fans Defend Disgraced Athletes?