New Chicago Cubs SP Cole Hamels made his Cubs debut versus the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday. He continued his strong road numbers for the season, going 5.0 IP, allowing 1 … Continue Reading Hamels Strong in Cubs Debut
After Milwaukee Brewers RP Josh Hader’s offensive tweets came to light following his All-Star Game appearance, souring the Midsummer Classic and causing a major embarrassment to his team, I personally … Continue Reading Offensive Tweet Hall of Shame
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
On July 23, 2009, Chicago White Sox legend Mark Buerhle became the 18th pitcher to throw a perfect game in major-league history, versus the Tampa Bay Rays. The Southside southpaw … Continue Reading On This Day in 2009: Mark Buehrle’s Perfect Game
A lot of news broke over the All-Star Break. Between the Josh Hader tweet scandal that emerged during the All-Star Game, and the Manny Machado trade to the Dodgers, one story … Continue Reading MLB Doesn’t Market Mike Trout but Claims It’s His Fault!
Now that the All-Star Break is upon us, it’s time to update my prior posts tracking PED suspensions at the minor-league and major-league levels. Information is courtesy of spotrac.com and … Continue Reading MLB and MiLB PED Suspension Rundown Update #2
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!
This weekend was a roller coaster ride for Cubs fans as the team looked to get some payback against the Cincinnati Reds for a four-game road sweep in late June. … Continue Reading Weekend Recap: Cubs Win Dramatic Home Series Against Reds
The Chicago Cubs have made a number of roster moves in the first few days of July with an eye toward the second half of the 2018 season. On July … Continue Reading Cubs Roster Moves: Caratini Returns; Gimenez DFA’d; Duensing to DL
On June 28, 2009, New York Yankees 13-time All Star RP Mariano ‘Mo” Rivera became the second major-league pitcher to convert 500 career saves behind longtime San Diego Padres RP … Continue Reading On This Day in 2009: Mariano Rivera Records 500th Save
It’s an old adage among MLB fans that the more familiar one is with an umpire’s name, the more likely it is that said umpire is bad at their job. … Continue Reading Where’s the Accountability? End the Ump Show!
As I predicted, on Monday night, Texas Rangers SP Bartolo Colón notched his latest career milestone with victory number 244, surpassing high-kicking Hall of Fame pitcher Juan Marichal to become … Continue Reading Big Sexy Career Milestone Watch: 244 Wins
Sunday’s rubber match between the Philadelphia Phillies and Milwaukee Brewers offered a strange spectacle to the home crowd in Wisconsin. Trailing by a score of 8-5, Brewers manager Craig Counsell … Continue Reading There’s No Puking in Baseball
On Tuesday night, Bartolo “Big Sexy” Colón took the hill for the Texas Rangers against the Los Angeles Dodgers in an interleague matchup for his 14th appearance this year. His … Continue Reading Big Sexy Career Milestone Watch: 2,500 Strikeouts
The 37-25 Chicago Cubs recently suffered a blow when two key members of the pitching staff, SP Yu Darvish and RP Carl Edwards, Jr., were placed on the disabled list, … Continue Reading Cubs Injury Status Report
Even though his team is currently down 3-0 to the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, LeBron James can still dunk on Donald Trump. After news came out on … Continue Reading All Hail King James, American Hero