Random Cubs Thoughts on Getaway Day

Theo Power

With the Chicago Cubs, fans always talk about the team being in a big market with a strong fan base and lots of funds coming in. There is some truth to that, but there are some details that we should Continue reading

Hopelessness found between the dead ivy


He walked out in the gray light and stood and he saw for a brief moment the absolute truth of the world. The cold relentless circling of the intestate earth. Darkness implacable. The blind dogs of the sun in their Continue reading

The Marmol and Gregg Show

Kevin Gregg

In tonight’s game, Carlos Villanueva was tasked to go the distance because of the taxed bullpen from last night’s marathon, but was pulled in favor of Carlos Marmol once a bunt moved Shin-Soo Choo to second base and Joey Votto Continue reading

Momentum is tomorrow’s starter


I find myself thinking illogical thoughts while watching Cubs baseball. I watched this team thinking about how a win could springboard this team on a run to get back to .500. I know that it isn’t reasonable, but then I Continue reading

When it Comes to the Cubs, Motley Crue Said it Best


Last night I fell asleep with Motley Crue’s song “Same old Situation” playing over and over in my head. After watching the Chicago Cubs once again blow a winnable game, not once but twice, can you blame me? They continue Continue reading

S@!t Dusty Baker Says


Dusty Baker was the Cubs’ manager once upon a time and almost got them to the World Series in 2003 (stupid Marlins), one year after almost winning it all in San Francisco in 2002 (boy was that annoying, stupid Angels). Continue reading

The Trial of the Manager


We’re going to pretend that it’s okay to panic about 10% of the season right now and talk a bit about the manager and what he brings to a rebuilding club. As you know from the previous poll, the 2013 Continue reading

Which is Worse?


So far, the 2013 Cubs have played 17 games, scored 57 runs while giving up 74.  A whopping 14 of those runs were unearned.  It is entirely possible that besides being just bad at baseball, the Cubs have run into some Continue reading

The One Where Ricketts Might Be Up to Something


Since taking over as owner of the Chicago Cubs in 2009, Tom Ricketts and his family have spoken at great lengths about how they are going to do whatever they could to bring the long coveted World Series Championship to Continue reading

The Matt Garza Conundrum


I first wrote about the Matt Garza situation over a month ago when we found out he’d be out for the beginning of the season.  Today, MLBTR had the following to say about Garza’s final arbitration year and his upcoming Continue reading