The Drive to 25: Cubs Roster Update

Photo: Jose M. Osorio / Chicago Tribune

I hope you’ve enjoyed the countdown marker on the sidebar that tells us we’re about a week away from Opening Night.  You probably also know that Fallout Boy and the Chicago Cubs will be performing for you live from a Continue reading

In Spite of Present Options, Starlin Remains Best Long Term Bet at Short

Photo: USA Today Sports

The Cubs have a lot of players who can play short stop.  A lot.  Starlin Castro, Javier Baez, Addison Russell, and to a lesser degree, Arismendy Alcantara are all capable of playing short and all are going to be in, Continue reading

The End of the Road?

Photo by Nick Ulivieri

There’s a scene from one of the Bad Boys movies (you know, the ones with Martin Lawrence and Will Smith) where the two heroes banter with each other and Marcus starts talking about Mike’s body count and starts counting on Continue reading

Taking a stab at the Cubs’ Opening Night roster

MLB: Chicago Cubs at Arizona Diamondbacks

The Chicago Cubs have an off-day on Monday in Cactus League play, although the players will still participate in workouts and some will play “B” games or minor league games to stay fit.  In the meantime, we have this to Continue reading

The NL Central Preview Series: Can the Chicago Cubs Sneak In?


As Spring Training continues and the Chicago Cubs pare down their roster to the final 25 heading to the under-construction Wrigley Field come Opening Night, Andy took the last week to preview all five teams in the National League Central Continue reading

It’ll be like watching the game on a big TV while you’re at the game!


Tonight, in between watching Cubs Twitter own Darren Rovell and the Christian Yelich extension (which Kris Bryant likely won’t do for the Chicago Cubs so he’ll have to work on stuff in Iowa), we saw a few items that demonstrated how Continue reading

NL Central Preview: 3rd Place Chicago Cubs

MLB: Chicago Cubs at Arizona Diamondbacks

Manager: Joe Maddon Projected Record: 84-78 While this isn’t exactly what anyone has in mind for this season, this is about where the Cubs are as currently constructed.  Although this off-season was exciting because of the acquisitions and the Cubs launched #LetsGo Continue reading

Back from Desert: Only Thing Brighter than Sun was Future


I’ve returned from the arid desert landscape and pleasantly returned to an unseasonably warm Midwestern March.  That has me in such a good mood that I need to share some of my sunniness with all of you.  This was my Continue reading

Following the Will Ferrell Experience


As you may have heard, Will Ferrell played the role of RWG for many a team today: Ferrell will be playing in the following games: 12:05 p.m. MT: Mariners at Athletics 1:10 p.m. MT: Cubs at Angels 2:10 p.m. MT: Continue reading

Why Isn’t He Playing?

Any excuse to use this picture... #dreamy

One of the most frequently asked questions I have seen so far this Spring Training season is “Why isn’t (insert player’s name) playing today”. Many people want to witness the prospects Kris Bryant, Jorge Soler, Javier Baez and others playing Continue reading