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

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

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

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

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

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

The Team No One Wants to Face?


I know what you are thinking. How can a team that is last in their division, and one of the worst teams in baseball be a team contenders are afraid of. With as well as the team ha been playing, Continue reading