After an improbable 9th inning comeback on Saturday, 22nd round draft pick Alec “#NerdAlert” Mills took the mound for the Chicago Cubs in Sunday’s rubber match against the Milwaukee Brewers … Continue Reading Nerd Alert! Alec Mills Throws First Cubs No-Hitter Since 2016
On Sunday night, Long Gone Summer, the ESPN 30 for 30 documentary about the 1998 home run chase between Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa, aired on ESPN in the United … Continue Reading Long Gone Summer: Sloppy Filmmaking Detracts from Viewing Experience
Following the success of The Last Dance, the hit documentary detailing the history of Michael Jordan’s final championship season with the Chicago Bulls in 1997-98, ESPN will be airing Long … Continue Reading ESPN Sosa/McGwire Documentary to Drop June 14
Kerry Wood began his MLB career with a Rookie of the Year campaign and a record-tying 20 strikeout game in 1998 in just his fifth career start. He would record … Continue Reading On This Day in 2012: Kerry Wood Records Final K
Former Cubs first baseman Mark Grace was a mainstay for the Northsiders over 13 seasons, securing a place among the all-time franchise greats with a .303/.386/.445 slash line and four … Continue Reading On This Day in 1999: Mark Grace’s First Grand Slam
Since there is no current baseball news to discuss, let’s take another look back into the past. Over a century ago, on this day in 1916, the Chicago Cubs played … Continue Reading On This Day in 1916: Cubs Play First Game at Wrigley
Freddie Freeman and Anthony Rizzo are two young vets who have risen to the top of the National League’s first base rankings, with multiple All-Star Game appearances. Freeman is widely … Continue Reading Who’s Your 1B – Freddie Freeman or Anthony Rizzo?
Javier Báez and Carlos Correa are two premier young stars from Puerto Rico who played a role in a long-awaited championship for their respective teams, the Chicago Cubs (2016) and … Continue Reading Who’s Your Shortstop – Javier Báez or Carlos Correa?
Current Chicago Cubs starter and 2017 World Series goat Yu Darvish opened up to reporters at Spring Training on Sunday with his thoughts about the Houston Astros cheating scandal. The … Continue Reading Yu Darvish’s Comments on #AstrosCheat Scandal Speak for Fans Everywhere
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
On Tuesday, the 2019 Gold Glove Award winners were announced. Both the Cubs and White Sox had two players among the finalists: Anthony Rizzo (1B – CHC); Yolmer Sánchez (2B … Continue Reading Chicago Teams Represented Among Gold Glove Winners
After Cubs opener Derek Holland surrendered seven runs to the St. Louis Cardinals over 2.0 IP in the final game of the 2019 season, Cubs manager Joe Maddon turned to … Continue Reading Zobrist Strikes Out Molina in Final Cubs Game of 2019
On September 23, 1998, Chicago Cubs OF Sammy Sosa, after surpassing Roger Maris’s single-season record of 61 bombs, clubbed his 64th and 65th home runs of the year during their … Continue Reading On This Day in 1998: Sosa Hits 64th and 65th Bombs
Following Wednesday’s shutout loss (box score) to the San Diego Padres, the Chicago Cubs’ odds to play in the postseason now stand at 40.5% according to Baseball Reference. The most … Continue Reading Latest Loss Drops Cubs Postseason Odds Below 50%