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?
On Tuesday night, Cubs SP José Quintana threw 7.0 IP in an eventual 4-0 shutout of the Miami Marlins to secure a series win, which was followed up with a … Continue Reading Dial Q for a Cubs Shutout
To the chagrin of many fans, the Chicago Cubs front office stood pat during the offseason and did not sign any of the top 2019 free agents (OF Bryce Harper … Continue Reading Chicago Cubs Players to Watch in 2019
Cubs SP Jon Lester has enjoyed a long and successful career before and after joining the Northsiders prior to the 2015 season. While he has not been a Cub long … Continue Reading Jon Lester, MLB’s Most Dependable Postseason Starter Among Active Pitchers
With the exception of noted shithead Addison Russell, no player was more frustrating to Cubs fans in 2018 than SP Tyler Chatwood. Chatwood was signed in the 2017-2018 offseason to … Continue Reading Hypothetical Offseason Cubs-Jays Trade
The other day, I came across this blog post by a former Cubs season ticket holder who had decided to relinquish his seats which discussed his motivation for his decision. … Continue Reading What Does It Mean to Be a Cubs Fan?
I had been planning for quite some time to write a post about current Cubs SP Jon Lester’s place in Cubs history. Lester is rightly beloved by Cubs fans for … Continue Reading Carlos Zambrano, All-Time Cubs Great
Cubs IF Addison Russell has been tendered a contract for the 2019 season and is expected to remain with the Northsiders for the 2019 season, barring a trade. Russell’s on-field performance … Continue Reading Advanced Stats Show Another Side of Addison Russell’s 2016 Season
Cubs C Willson Contreras has been an important member of the Cubs since his debut in 2016 as the team’s third catcher. He was originally promoted to the bigs due … Continue Reading Is Willson Contreras Due for a Bounceback Season in 2019?
Sunday night featured several unpleasant news items regarding the Chicago Cubs. Star INF Javier Báez, winner of the Fielding Bible Multi-Position Award for the third straight year, was overlooked at … Continue Reading Time to Cut the Bullshit
The Chicago Cubs’ overall offensive failures in their 2-1 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday were overshadowed by one particular play by the Northsiders’ primary catcher, Willson Contreras. In … Continue Reading Why Is an Official MLB Twitter Account Shitting on Players?
Thanks to the rainy conditions in Washington, D.C. over the past weekend, the Chicago Cubs sat through multiple rain delays and were forced to postpone Friday’s game to a Saturday … Continue Reading Let the Sharknado Descend!
It’s been over three weeks since resumption of play following the All-Star Game, so now is as good a time as any to check in on how the top playoff … Continue Reading Playoff Contender Check-In
Pre-trade deadline talks are currently in full swing around Major League Baseball. The 59-42 Chicago Cubs, currently holding first place in the NL Central by 2.5 games, are buyers looking … Continue Reading My Hypothetical Cubs-Blue Jays Trade Proposal
There is a subset of fans of any team that loves to complain about the club’s acquisitions. The Cubs have a vocal contingent of these individuals. One of the targets … Continue Reading The José Quintana Acquisition Was Not a Bust!
Last week was a tough one for Cubs fans as they dropped five games in a row subsequent to a five-game winning streak, being swept in St. Louis during the … Continue Reading Ideas to Shake Up the Cubs During Their Next Losing Streak