Saying Goodbye to Wrigley

Then and now

Today was the last time I will see Wrigley Field as the old time ball park that is from another time. Sitting in my seats, I could not help but stare at the the old fashioned hand operated scoreboard and Continue reading

The Chris Coghlan Game

Cubs Legend in the making. (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles)

What else needs to be said for today’s improbable victory? Chris Coghlan was all that was man against the Dodgers today, getting on base all five times he got up to the plate.  First he broke up the no-hitter:   Continue reading

Catching Upgrades Will be Difficult for Cubs

(AP Photo/Micah Tapman)Reds @ Cubs May 4,  2013

One of the popular topics of conversation in the Twitterverse has become upgrading the catcher position moving into 2015.  Without question, incumbent Welington Castillo has not had the type of season that we all would have liked, which is to Continue reading

Baseball Spanning the Generations


As the baseball season winds down, and I am attending the last of my games, I was fortunate enough to witness one of the many reasons I enjoy baseball. While on the Pace Round Tripper on my way home, I Continue reading

Minor League Recap: 2014 In Review

Photo by Lianna Holub/

2014 has been a banner year for the Cubs organization, especially in the minor league system.  Players have developed, players have been called up, players have been added, and players have emerged.  Throughout the storm of change that happened at Continue reading

Jake Arrieta has one-hit stuff


Jake Arrieta had an almost-no-hitter tonight. Your browser does not support iframes. Unfortunately, Brandon Phillips hit a deep drive that Matt Szczur missed by inches, and that was that. This will not be the last time we see Arrieta flirt Continue reading

Fun with Twitter


Anthony Rizzo returned to the lineup for the first time in eons and was an immediate impact.  He had his troubles, striking out twice, but did get an infield single before we headed to the ninth.   What if Villareal Continue reading

Javier Baez almost breaks the sound barrier

Hoo hoo hoo!  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

The Cubs won tonight against the Pirates, and at 65-83, they have only 14 games left and must win at least 8 of those to avoid 90 losses for those of you who care about these things.  For those of Continue reading

It’s real…and it’s spectacular


As you know, our World Series Dreaming store now has a section devoted to the Theo Love Mug.  Hell, you can even get a Theo Ep-Stein now!  Apparently this design is kosher and we’ve already sold a couple that went Continue reading

Lester and the Cubs


This off season, the Chicago Cubs are likely going to target top of the rotation free agent starting pitchers. There is Max Scherzer, Justin Masterson, James Shields, but the one the Cubs are likely going to make their primary target Continue reading