Now THAT is How You Start an Offseason

Hot Stove

The Chicago Cubs started their 2015 off season with a bang. Three members of the Cubs organization were nominated for awards, and all three of them walked away with some hardware. Kris Bryant was named the National League Rookie of the Year, collecting all the first place votes. Joe Maddon Continue reading

With Free Agency Underway, Let’s Make Our Wish List

Hot Stove

The offseason is here, and as of midnight last night, free agency is officially underway. Teams have submitted their qualifying offer of $15.8 Million to their pending free agents, as you know the lone player to receive this offer from the Chicago Cubs was centerfielder Dexter Fowler. In all likelihood, Continue reading

Thank You Cubs


A few days have passed since the Chicago Cubs were swept out of the National League Championship Series, and I am in a good place. With a few days to collect my thoughts, and put the bitter taste out of my mouth I can fully appreciate how great the 2015 Continue reading

Cubs vs Mets: Prepare For Media Stupidity


Every year the Chicago Cubs make the playoffs, the media (both print and television) pull out the same old worn out stories about “curses” and failures. Usually everything is all about the billygoat and the incident in game six from 2003. I have not heard much of that this postseason Continue reading

That Felt Great!

NLCS Bound

Going into this year, if they were honest, most Chicago Cubs fans would have told you that they would have been happy with a .500 record after three years of crap. At 97 wins, the Cubs fans considered this a “bonus year” as they were assumed to have arrived into Continue reading

Goodbye Pittsburgh, Hello St. Louis


Last night, the Chicago Cubs won the National League Wild Card over the Pittsburgh Pirates. While Jake Arrieta shutdown the Pirates offense, this was a complete team win filled with many highlights. Kyle Schwarber did not waste any time getting the Cubs on the board in the first, then padding Continue reading

Signs That the Cubs Have Some Baseball Magic on Their Side?


I love baseball and I love baseball fans. But baseball fans are a funny bunch always looking for signs that their team is going to do well, or in line for something special.  We saw this in 2008 with my fellow Chicago Cubs fans. Everything was the first time since Continue reading

Arrogant? Nah, That is Called Confidence


For the past week or so, I have been getting grief from a rival fan about my (and my follow Chicago Cub fans) confidence heading into the Wild Card game against Pittsburgh. I would understand this if the fan were a St. Louis Cardinals fan or even a Chicago White Continue reading

The Cubs are in the Playoffs!


The Chicago Cubs are in the playoffs, and fans are getting excited! With the amazing play of the young rookies, Kris Bryant, Addison Russell and Kyle Schwarber, mixed in with the play of the veterans Anthony Rizzo and a re-energized and re-born Starlin Castro they have the offensive firepower to get Continue reading

The Wrigley Zoo


Today, in typical Joe Maddon fashion, he invited the Animal Kingdom into his ball park!          Anthony Rizzo found a new friend!          Days like these are fun to be at the old ball park!