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?
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