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

Could Samardzija Return to the Cubs?

Jeff Samardzija in sweet throwback garb.

  When the Chicago Cubs traded Jeff Samardzija, I thought that was the last we would of Shark on the North Side of Chicago. They way things ended, with the Cubs refusing to give him an offer he felt was Continue reading

Minor League Recap: Boise Eliminated; Kane County, Daytona Seek Titles


While the Boise Hawks were eliminated early from the playoffs, Kane County and Daytona are still alive.  Daytona has a chance to repeat as Florida State League Champions and Kane County is chasing a Midwest League Championship after dominating the Continue reading

Rookie Dress-Up Day


The Cubs just got swept by the Pirates (oh well) and are on their way to Toronto to play the Blue Jays starting Monday night.  It seems that this is the traditional rookie hazing day where the rookie call-ups have Continue reading

What’s Best for Business


Like most of Chicago, Scott Boras wants to see Kris Bryant promoted to the Major Leagues where he belongs. He has dominated at every level in the minor leagues, earning himself the award of Minor League Player of the Year. Continue reading

The Theo Love Mug


Okay guys, it’s story time. So at some point, the inimitable And Counting wrote a blog on Obstructed View.  Within that blog’s comments section, a commenter posted a picture of Theo that looked like this and asked that it be Continue reading

Garza’s Arm Cannot Cash a Check His Mouth Wrote


We all know what happened with Matt Garza. After a failed contract negotiation (which might have only been for show), the Chicago Cubs traded Garza to the Texas Rangers for Mike Olt, Neil Ramirez, C.J. Edwards and Justin Grimm. After Continue reading