A Braves new outfield

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The sports landscape is going to be about brothers for awhile. The Harbaugh brothers will be squaring off in the Super Bowl and the media will latch onto the “brother against brother” storyline. You’re going to hear a lot about that. Another pair of brothers made baseball news, however, as Continue reading A Braves new outfield

Great Scott!

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With the reported signing (pending physical) of Scott Hairston (Jerry Hairston Jr.’s brother), the Cubs find themselves in a similar situation as a couple years back.  In 2011, for a brief while, the Cubs had Carlos Silva, Carlos Marmol, Carlos Pena and Carlos Zambrano for a Carlos party in the Continue reading Great Scott!

Cubs sign Scott Hairston to a two year deal

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It appears that the Chicago Cubs have signed Scott Hairston to a two year deal. Sources: #Cubs in agreement on two-year deal with free-agent outfielder Scott Hairston, pending physical. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) January 24, 2013 Scott Hairston can earn up to 6 million total with incentives over two year Continue reading Cubs sign Scott Hairston to a two year deal

Time to Tell the Rooftop Owners Where They Can Stick Their Business

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The idea of renovating Wrigley Field has been a topic of discussion for many years, and many arguments have been made on both sides of the fence about whether or not the Ricketts family should do anything to change the park. You have the traditionalist Cub fans who do not Continue reading Time to Tell the Rooftop Owners Where They Can Stick Their Business

Oh, SamME, how some things never change!

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I just tuned in to SAMMY TV… his live 10 minute webcast as another attempt to throw his name and mug back into the media after being pretty much invisible since his Congress appearance, you know, the one where he kind of forgot that he knows how to speak English? Continue reading Oh, SamME, how some things never change!

Sammy Sosa on TV

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That’s right…the REAL Sammy Sosa, who told you about his Pinterest that is really him, and his Facebook that is really him, plus the Twitter that is really him, now REALLY has a TV show on Ustream.  It’s either the real Sammy Sosa or a Terminator-like automaton designed to fool Continue reading Sammy Sosa on TV

Cubs Convention 2013- Mixed review.

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After a whirlwind weekend and trying to get back to “real life”, I finally have a chance to sit down and give my take on the Convention this past weekend.  Now, keep in mind, I went to the Convention with my 13 year old son who lives and breathes baseball, Continue reading Cubs Convention 2013- Mixed review.

Ivy’s 2013 Cubs Convention

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“People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.” ~Rogers Hornsby I don’t remember much from when I was little, but one thing that I do remember is the day that I Continue reading Ivy’s 2013 Cubs Convention

There’s a first time for everything

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Right around the time winter finally hit Chicago I was teased with a small summer preview. My spirit aches to smile into the yellow summer sun on a hot day, cool beverage in hand and hopefully plenty of hot women nearby. Instead, a cool Friday turned into a cold Saturday Continue reading There’s a first time for everything

Another Cubs Convention Has Come and Gone

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Another Chicago Cubs Convention has come and gone, and all that we are left with are the memories of the annual celebration and kick off to the upcoming baseball season. Like most years, the convention was filled with fans all dressed in their Cubby best, packing the halls waiting to Continue reading Another Cubs Convention Has Come and Gone