Get Out the Brooms – Cubs Sweep Rivalry Weekend

The Chicago Cubs hosted the St. Louis Cardinals for their first series of the 2019 season this weekend. The Cubs entered the series with a record of 16-12, looking for a possible sweep in order to take over sole possession of first place from their arch-rival Redbirds, and the team delivered in magnificent fashion. Sunday's…

Is Willson Contreras Due for a Bounceback Season in 2019?

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 to his hot bat and played a number of games at other positions in 2016 so that manager Joe Maddon could take advantage of his…

Why Is an Official MLB Twitter Account Shitting on Players?

The Chicago Cubs' overall offensive failures in their 2-1 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday were overshadowed by one particular play by the Northsiders' primary catcher, Willson Contreras. In the bottom of the 5th inning, Contreras came to the plate facing Reds SP Luis Castillo following a 1-out walk to INF Addison Russell. The…

Ideas to Shake Up the Cubs During Their Next Losing Streak

Last week was a tough one for Cubs fans as they dropped five games in a row subsequent to a five-game winning streak, being swept in St. Louis during the weekend series. The cherry on top of the steaming shitpile sundae was added by two of those losses in St. Louis coming in extra-innings walkoff…