Countdown to the Home Opener and the New Wrigley Field!

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We’re a three-game series from the Chicago Cubs–nay, the defending WORLD SERIES CHAMPION Chicago Cubs–returning triumphantly to Wrigley Field.  And it will be a different Wrigley Field than in seasons past, as many improvements have been implemented before the home opener on Monday.  We will discuss them in more depth Continue reading Countdown to the Home Opener and the New Wrigley Field!

The Cubs Are in First Place With 159 Games to Go

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As I toil away at school before spring break, it occurs to me that a subset of Chicago Cubs fans were riding and dying with every pitch of every inning…three games into the season.  Well, now that the Cubs have taken the season-opening series from the rival St. Louis Cardinals, Continue reading The Cubs Are in First Place With 159 Games to Go

South Bend Cubs: Opening Day Roster

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One of the best things about attending South Bend Cubs games is that you get to see top prospects at the beginning of their careers. After enjoying Eloy Jimenez last season and Ian Happ the year before, we’re curious to learn “What top prospects are starting the season in South Continue reading South Bend Cubs: Opening Day Roster

The Cubs’ “D-Peat” (VIDEOS)

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For all the good things Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon has brought to the North Side, you have to wonder about his spelling ability sometimes: “Talking about D-peat, I like the way we’re catching the ball,” Maddon said of what he has seen in camp, especially when he discounts outfield Continue reading The Cubs’ “D-Peat” (VIDEOS)

Something to Keep an Eye On As Cubs Get Wrigley Field Ready For the Home Opener

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We’re less than a week from the Chicago Cubs home opener at Wrigley Field.  The grass is already in, and now we just wait: Grass is in! pic.twitter.com/FGBDYb75Ws — Wrigley Aerials (@WrigleyAerials) April 2, 2017 Fans coming to the restored ballpark will see many notable improvements and changes.  The most Continue reading Something to Keep an Eye On As Cubs Get Wrigley Field Ready For the Home Opener

Here We Go: Cubs Baseball Is On The Way

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After all those months of joy and celebration, and basking in the glory that many in the previous generations never knew, it is time to reset for a new season of Major League Baseball.  This is also a time for us to re-establish our rhythm as a blog and a Continue reading Here We Go: Cubs Baseball Is On The Way

Almost There…Cubs Opening Day Around the Corner (VIDEOS)

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The Chicago Cubs finished out the month of March, and their exhibition schedule, with a victory over the Houston Astros in Minute Maid Park.  Ideally it would have been a sweep if Hector Rondon hadn’t had some trouble with command and location, but there’s still a bit of time to Continue reading Almost There…Cubs Opening Day Around the Corner (VIDEOS)

2017 Division Preview: 1st Place Chicago Cubs

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There is something wonderful about writing a blog previewing a Cubs season that doesn’t include things like a World Series Championship drought.  Or an NL pennant drought.  Or a division championship drought.  Or a “this is next year” narrative.  Or any of the stuff that has traditionally lined up so Continue reading 2017 Division Preview: 1st Place Chicago Cubs

2017 Division Preview: 2nd Place St. Louis Cardinals

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I get it.  This is a Cubs’ blog.  And I am a Cubs’ fan.  So anything critical of the Cardinals comes off as “jealousy”, a “hot take”, or any series of things that the Best Fans twitter account could have a world of fun with.  But here’s the God’s honest Continue reading 2017 Division Preview: 2nd Place St. Louis Cardinals

2017 Division Preview: 3rd Place Pittsburgh Pirates

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Can someone out there explain to me just what in the world happened to the Pittsburgh Pirates last season?  How did a team with so much young talent and experience fall off to a record five games under .500?  Going into the season, they appeared to have just about everything Continue reading 2017 Division Preview: 3rd Place Pittsburgh Pirates