Create your own Rick Renteria meme!


In Tuesday night’s victory over the Cincinnati Reds, Cubs manager Rick Renteria called for not one, not two, not three, but FOUR relievers to get three outs in the top of the eighth inning.  Shades of Tony LaRussa!  Fortunately it Continue reading

Jeff Samardzija’s days in pinstripes are numbered


I know this is interrupting the daily Kris Bryant homer, but bear with us, this is important.  Let’s start with what we currently know about Cubs (at least for now) ace Jeff Samardzija…   Source confirms Jeff Samardzija rejected a Continue reading

Every now and then, a Cub has his day

2-for-3 with a walk, and a single + double short of the cycle.  (Charles Rex Arbogast, AP)

Cubs fans sometimes (no, all the time) complain about the crappy retreads that populate the active roster during yet another year of the rebuild.  There is some hidden value to be had, though.  In the case of yesterday’s victory against Continue reading

So This Happened


Yesterday, we shared the news about the Chicago Cuba making roster moves, which included the promotion of Kris Bryant to Triple A. However, the conversation took a quite unexpected turn. I get that there are more important things in life Continue reading

The Overreaction Blog to Overreacting


In not so breaking news, I love baseball. I love everything about the game. I love a great hitting display by a team who just cannot seem to do anything wrong. I love a great pitchers duel, nothing in my Continue reading

Why Trade Hammel?


Last night, one of the Chicago Cubs trade chips Jason Hammel pitched six innings of four run ball against the Miami Marlins and got a no decision for his efforts. Many fans are hoping the Cubs do not trade Hammel because Continue reading

Why Trade Jeff Samardzija?


With the trade deadline quickly approaching, the Chicago Cubs are looking at the players on their roster who they feel will bring back the biggest and best returns; on the very top of their list, is Jeff Samardzija. With 2014 Continue reading

From Bad to Worse


Just when you thought things could not get any worse for the Chicago Cubs, they did. Fresh off placing lead off hitter Emilio Bonifacio on the disabled list with a right oblique strain, the Cubs may now be facing another Continue reading

Latest Cubs Injury Comes at “Perfect” Time

Seeing the future

Tonight, Ryan Sweeney is playing in his third rehab game with the Kane County Cougars, which will likely be his last one. Going into the game, the big question was who would be removed from the 25 man roster in Continue reading

Idunno’s on Third: 2014 Edition


The Cubs didn’t do much tonight, but take a look at the slash line for Luis Valbuena: .288/.394/.456 I figured that Valbuena would have a pretty good OBP, but he has been on a tear lately and so while I Continue reading