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
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?
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)!
Now that a champion has been crowned and the postseason individual awards have been handed out, it’s time to see how well I did at predicting the outcomes of the … Continue Reading Grading My 2018 Predictions
It seems like one of the favorite things for old fogeys to complain about these days in relation to Major League Baseball is the so-called sabermetrics revolution. Teams are increasingly … Continue Reading MLB Advanced Stats that Senior Citizens – and John Smoltz – Can Appreciate
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!
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
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
The Boston Red Sox came into Game 5 of the World Series with a 3-1 advantage looking to put away the Los Angeles Dodgers for their franchise’s ninth World Series … Continue Reading Red Sox Slug Their Way to Ninth World Series Title
After their Game 3 walkoff win in an 18-inning marathon, the Los Angeles Dodgers came into Game 4 of the World Series looking to tie with the Boston Red Sox. … Continue Reading Dodgers Blow 4-Run Lead to Drop World Series Game 4
The Boston Red Sox came into Game 3 of the 2018 World Series with a 2-0 lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers. Rookie SP Walker Buehler took the ball for … Continue Reading Dodgers Win 18-Inning Marathon
Wednesday’s World Series matchup featured a second night of lefty starting pitchers: Hyun-Jin Ryu of the Dodgers against David Price of the Red Sox, who was looking for his second … Continue Reading World Series Game 2 Recap: LA Blows Lead
The World Series opened on Tuesday night between the Los Angeles Dodgers, representing the National League, and the Boston Red Sox, representing the American League. The starting pitching matchup featured … Continue Reading Boston Victorious in World Series Game 1
It’s that time again – World Series time! This year’s matchup features the Boston Red Sox, representing the American League, against the Los Angeles Dodgers, representing the National League. This … Continue Reading World Series Preview
The National League Championship Series came down to a seventh and final game on Saturday. The Milwaukee Brewers were looking for a second World Series appearance in the history of … Continue Reading Dodgers Win NL Pennant
The Los Angeles Dodgers came into Game 6 of the National League Championship Series with a 3-2 lead over the Milwaukee Brewers looking for a win to stamp a second … Continue Reading Brewers Force Game 7