Wanna Buy A Stake in the Cubs?


I was wondering to myself whether this deserved a blog entry since Patrick Mooney laid it out so well in his article, but after seeing yet another article (and more) pop up on the Twitters within minutes of each other, Continue reading

Improving MLB’s Replay System

Lou Piniella, Rob Drake

Once upon a time after the World Series, we heard that MLB was serious about implementing an expanded replay review system.  This was welcome news because MLB remained the only major North American sport that did not use replay for Continue reading

Ricketts, Cubs Fed Up With Rooftops. Moving Forward With Plan B


The battle between the Chicago Cubs and the Wrigleyville Rooftops has been going on for much longer than Cubs owner Tom Ricketts would like. To be honest, any delay in their plans due to the rooftop owners could be classified Continue reading

Road to Opening Day: #1


The Cubs ended their exhibition season on Saturday with a dramatic-ish come-from-behind victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.  Jason Hammel pitched well in his final preseason tune-up, and Starlin Castro came back just in time for Opening Day: Yeah, he didn’t Continue reading

The Most Interesting Chicago Cub Ever?

Chuck Connors

We all know about the greatest Chicago Cubs players throughout history. You have Ernie Banks, Billy Williams, Ron Santo, Ryne Sandberg and many many others who Cub fans know and love. But there is one man who was nothing less Continue reading

Road to Opening Day: #2


First things first…the big news out of Los Angeles of Anaheim re: Mike Trout:   Confirmed: #Angels, Trout in agreement on six-year deal for more than $140M. First reported: @Alden_Gonzalez — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) March 29, 2014   trout deal Continue reading

Road to Opening Day: #3


On the last game of the Cactus League slate prior to two exhibition games at Chase Field against the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Chicago Cubs eked out a victory over the Chicago White Sox in the 2014 farewell to new Cubs Continue reading

Road to Opening Day: #4

Any excuse to use this picture... #dreamy

The Cubs got destroyed by the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday afternoon because Chris Rusin decided to throw batting practice:   It’s okay, because things happened in the land of roster moves.  Maybe that means Rusin will go somewhere far away Continue reading

Road to Opening Day: #5


The Cubs battled former pitching prospect Andrew Cashner in Peoria on Tuesday night (they lost the early game to the Angels in the ninth).  C.J. Edwards pitched and we were disappointed that this was not a televised game (grrrr).  It Continue reading

Road to Opening Day: #6


The Cubs hosted the Padres in a night game at Cubs Park in Mesa on Monday (they lost).  I guess people have to work or something in Arizona so they can’t just drop everything and go to the ballpark in Continue reading