Who’s Your Ace? Let’s Rank the Active Strikeout Leaders

As a distraction from the Cubs' poor play on Friday, I decided to ask my Twitter followers their opinion on the best pitcher out of some of MLB's active strikeout leaders. They overwhelmingly voted for Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals. https://twitter.com/farnorthsider/status/1155321987281108992 But is he really the best? Let's put this to the test by…

It’s Time for Cubs Fans to Embrace Villainy

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. It finally happened! But we were not truly prepared for what came next - villain status. The World Series title transformed the Cubs from "lovable…

Cole Hamels Closes in on Career Milestone with 9 K Performance Versus Rockies

After dropping the first two of three in Colorado against the Rockies this week, the Chicago Cubs looked to salvage the series ahead of a four-game trip to Los Angeles to meet the Dodgers. Cole Hamels took the ball for the Cubs against Antonio Senzatela of the Rox. Wednesday, June 13 Cubs 10, Rockies 1…

Cubs Complete Second Sweep of Redbirds to Keep Pace in Central Division

Following last weekend's sweep in St. Louis, the Chicago Cubs fell into second place in the NL Central Division behind the Milwaukee Brewers, but were able to regain a toehold on first place following a win in the Monday makeup game against the Los Angeles Angels as well as a series victory over the visiting…

Cubs Outlast Scherzer and Gut-Punch Nats in Epic Walkoff Victory

The Chicago Cubs came into the rubber match of the weekend series with the Washington Nationals with a tough row to hoe, as three-time Cy Young Award winner and 2018 MVP candidate SP Max Scherzer was scheduled to start for the visiting Nats. The Washington ace was faced by new Cubs acquisition Cole Hamels, making…