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?
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
Jays fans received devastating news on Sunday when it was revealed that SP Matt Shoemaker, who had been placed on the 10-day IL following an injury sustained during a rundown … Continue Reading Who Will Take Matt Shoemaker’s Spot in the Jays Rotation?
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
RP Thomas Pannone, who made his debut as a starting pitcher with the Jays last year but was moved to the bullpen this year following the acquisition of SP Clay … Continue Reading Thomas Pannone Pitches 3rd Immaculate Inning in Jays History
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
On Sunday, the Cleveland Baseball Club completed a four-game series sweep of the Toronto Blue Jays, which dropped the Jays to a 3-8 record to begin the second full week … Continue Reading Struggling Jays Offense Needs Vlad Jr.
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?
It’s Opening Day! That means hope is alive for all 30 MLB teams. It also means everyone and their brother has predictions for the coming year. Since I did terribly … Continue Reading Unlikely Predictions for the 2019 Season
Opening Day is upon us, so it’s time to begin tracking MLB and MiLB PED suspensions once again. This initial rundown will take us up towards the end of Spring … Continue Reading 2019 PED Suspension Rundown: Spring Training Edition
As you may already be aware, top Blue Jays prospect DH Vladimir Guerrero will not be breaking camp with the team due to a left oblique injury. This serves as … Continue Reading 2019 Blue Jays: Let the Kids Play!
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
One of the most interesting developments in Major League Baseball last season was the debut of Shohei Ohtani, a Japanese two-way star who signed with the Los Angeles Angels. Ohtani … Continue Reading Will We See More Two-Way Players in 2019?
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