Distractions

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I know that I am not breaking any news, but I love the Chicago Cubs. They are my favorite team to watch in all of sports. Sure, I “Bear Down” come football season, and I am always ready for some Continue reading

Every Season is NOT Sacred

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I get the plan. I understand the plan. I like the plan. Tuesday night, the Chicago Cubs won a rain shortened win. Tsuyoshi Wada picked up a win after pitching five shutout innings before a 15 minute rain delay stopped Continue reading

Cubs Trade Jackson to Arizona, Brett Jackson That is

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Late last night the Chicago Cubs traded former first round pick Brett Jackson to the Arizona DiamondBacks for Triple A pitcher, and 2014 AA All Star pitcher Blake Cooper. Jackson was one of those big top prospects from the Jim Hendry era that Continue reading

Possible Roster Moves with Dan Straily Coming Up

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Tomorrow the Chicago Cubs will call up Dan Straily to start against the New York Mets in order to give Rick Renteria‘s starters an extra day of rest with their lengthy run of 21 games in a row without an off day. Before Continue reading

Rooftops File Suit Over Renovations

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You knew this was coming and now the day has arrived. About half of the Wrigleyville rooftops (only eight of them) filed suit to stop the planned renovations and expansion of Wrigley Field. What can be seen as interesting though, is Continue reading

Record Setting Rookies

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A week ago the Chicago Cubs surprised the world by calling up Javier Baez, giving their fans a taste of the future. Unfortunately, the future has not been as great as some fans might have been hoping for. In his Continue reading

Cubs Are More Than Just Baez

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I was in Kansas City this past weekend on my annual ballpark tour, and let me tell you, Kauffman Stadium is amazing. So far, this is my favorite ballpark that I have visited (not counting Wrigley Field), though there are Continue reading

Cubs Officially Trade for Jacob Turner (UPDATED)

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The other day news broke that the Miami Marlins designated 2009 first round draft pick Jacob Turner for assignment. The Marlins acquired Turner in a trade which sent Anibal Sanchez to the Detroit Tigers in 2012. In his two full Continue reading

A trade for Cole Hamels

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About a week ago I speculated that the Chicago Cubs might consider claiming Cole Hamels if he was placed on waivers. Lo and behold, he was, and they did. Now, the Philadelphia Phillies have two days to either pull him Continue reading

Don’t You Just Love Surprises?

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With all of the hype surrounding the rookies the Chicago Cubs have brought up, you can easily forget that there are other players on the roster to take notice of. While guys like Arismendy Alcantara and Javier Baez are stealing Continue reading