Steel Cage Deathmatch: Garza vs. Cueto!


The Cubs happened to win today’s game, despite a short outing by Matt Garza, and snap a long losing skid.  There was a small incident within the game that should’ve remained insignificant but didn’t for whatever reason.  In the sixth Continue reading

Cubs MLB Draft Preview 2013


While the Cubs slog through the 2013 regular season, we continue to look towards the future.  Think about it rationally for a bit…even if they are going to come out of this funk and perform better than their record has Continue reading

A Record Held By a Chicago Cub is Being Threatened


Even though I never saw him play a game, Lewis Robert “Hack” Wilson has always been one of my favorite guys in Chicago Cubs history, and in general baseball. Not only was he a baseball player who was my size, Continue reading

What is Jeff Samardzija’s trade value?


Before anyone freaks out, we’ll preface this with a disclaimer.  Among many reports, the Cubs have been trying to hammer down an extension with Jeff Samardzija for a while, but Jeff has been resistant to a long-term deal at this Continue reading

Dreamcast 16 – Youth of the revolution


YAOWA EMAILZ: iTunes Twitterz: @WSDreaming_Cubs @CubicSnarkonia @MRubio52 Guest John Arguello Twitterz: @cubsden Por favor, send us emails and iTunes reviews. INTROS EMAILZ General Based Ballz talks John Arguello from Cubs Den joins us Mark Appel, Jonathan Gray, or Kris Bryant? Any Aces in the draft? Continue reading

Late night purely platonic Matt Garza thoughts


Matt Garza did in fact return to the mound on Tuesday and actually pitched rather well despite his bullpen failing.  Garza was coming back from injury and thus was subject to a pitch count as the Cubs wanted to make Continue reading

Bullpen Shenanigans in the sixth


Last year Dale Sveum had to play bullpen roulette for the first half of the season, and you almost had to feel bad for the first year manager. It did not matter who was called upon but it would seem Continue reading

Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates


After losing two of three games to the New York Mets, as well an off day, the Chicago Cubs (18-25) will begin a three game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates (26-18). Here are the pitching matchups: Tonight’s game will begin Continue reading

Item of the Day That May Interest Only Me


Via MLBTR: Josh Vitters is the future at third base for the Cubs, president Theo Epstein told Ian Stewart, Stewart explained to’s Carrie Muskat.  That means playing time will be hard to come by for Stewart at Triple-A Iowa, where he landed after Continue reading



I feel like this season has reached a true crossroads, and the parallels between this season and last are eerie. In 2012, the Cubs lost a number of close games due to bullpen meltdowns. The team found itself 8-15 at Continue reading