Throw Castro Under the Bus?


In games decided by one run it takes just one mistake to change the outcome. In the Fourth of July game against the A’s, the Cubs came close to scoring a run in the fourth inning with Starlin Castro on Continue reading

Hello WSD!


Hey everyone, I’m Kid 20 K, the newest contributor to this fine blog, but before I get deeper into my opinions on the Cubs, let me tell you a little bit about myself. I’m 20 years old, turning 21 in Continue reading

Almost Halfway


Three months into the 2013 season, we’ve seen many things happen.  We’ve seen quality start after quality start blown by an inconsistent bullpen.  We’ve seen the departure of some not-so-popular Cubs players.  We’ve seen some bad baseball.  Yet, despite all Continue reading

Someone actually wants Carlos Marmol?


A few days ago, the Cubs finally cried “uncle” and designated Carlos Marmol for assignment, effectively saying their farewells to one of the most dominant yet terrible relievers in Cubs history.  There was no way in hell the Cubs were Continue reading

Some Interesting News You Might Have Missed This Week


Over the past week, we have been very active over at our new second home at Chicago Now. Our crack staff has been hard at work to bring you up to the minute news and give you some interesting stories Continue reading

Something to Read After Cubs Triple Overtime

This will be over Clark Street.

So after the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup Final opener in triple overtime, the Cubs followed suit and went almost 14 full innings before Julio Borbon‘s walk-off hit allowed them to snap a skid against the Cincinnati Reds.  Might Continue reading

Cubs Select 3B/OF Kris Bryant Second Overall: Updated With Full Draft Results


The Cubs added another huge piece to the farm on Thursday, drafting third baseman Kris Bryant out of the University of San Diego after the Houston Astros selected right hander Mark Appel out of Stanford with the number one overall Continue reading

WSD Post #1000, now join us on ChicagoNow!


First of all, thank you to all the Cubs fans and fans of baseball who frequent our Facebook page and blog, listen to our podcasts, etc.  It is because of you that we’ve grown so much over the past couple Continue reading

Off Day Cubs Stats-ing


With apologies to Brad, because we sorta kinda stole your blog name in the article title.  And also, a very quick but solemn mention that today is June 6, and not just Draft Day, but the anniversary of D-Day, the Continue reading

Thursday’s Off Day Fun, a Historical Question


We all know who the most popular players are in the long storied history of the Chicago Cubs. Their numbers fly over Wrigley Field. You have Ernie Banks, Ron Santo, Billy Williams, Fergie Jenkins, Ryne Sandberg and yes, Greg Maddux. Continue reading