Bill Mueller Resigns as Cubs Hitting Coach


Last season, two of the Chicago Cubs most important hitters in the team’s rebuilding effort Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo had amazing bounce back years. Both returned to the form they were in 2012, both looking like (and picked to be) All Stars. Under hitting coach Bill Mueller and his Continue reading

Post Season Blues

Cubbie Bear Blues

The National League Divisional Series winds down, and the American League Championship series waits to begin. As a fan of the Chicago Cubs, I look on with jealousy because they are where I want to be. I would glad take any of these teams spots in the post season. The Continue reading

Old school Cubs fan + brand new affiliate = pure joy


Hi everyone. I’m Sharon and I’m a lifelong Cubs fan. Although that sounds a little like an AA meeting introduction, it’s the honest truth. I have been a fan of the Cubs for as long as I can remember. Growing up in northern Indiana, before cable TV, we got about Continue reading

Guarded Optimism for 2015


Theo Epstein has been the President of Chicago Cubs Baseball Operations for the past three years, and Jed Hoyer has been his General Manager. In that time, the Cubs had a combined record of 180-286, which includes this years record of 73-89. They are 106 games under the .500 mark Continue reading

2014 Cubs finish 73-89


By virtue of their victory over the Milwaukee Brewers in the season finale, the Chicago Cubs have finished with a record of 73-89.  They played about two games better than their Pythagorean expected record, scoring 614 runs while giving up 707.  They saw resurgent seasons from All-Stars Anthony Rizzo and Continue reading

Goodbye WGN


Today, the Chicago Cubs played their final game of the 2014 season. The end of an era. The end of the losing, we hope. The Future looks bright, and 2015 will be the start of change. Not only for the organization, with young and talented players coming up leading the charge, Continue reading

Border Wars!


The Border War is a real thing, and today the border war between Illinois and Wisconsin comes to a head. The Chicago Cubs and the Milwaukee Brewers play in game 162. While there is not really much on the line for either, this is a big game for the Cubs. Continue reading

Mike Olt… Platoon Guy?

Mike Olt

The opening day starting third baseman for the Chicago Cubs in 2014, Mike Olt appears to be headed for a much different role going forward. Theo talked to media pregame. Mike Olt to work at all 4 corner positions moving forward. — Jesse Rogers (@ESPNChiCubs) September 26, 2014 To me, Continue reading

Progress, 2014 edition

Photo: Charles Rex Arbogast, AP

Just gonna put this out there… First, about Cubs fans (and others) coming out to the park to see a fun-bad team:   33,292 at Wrigley tonight bringing season total to 2,652,113, an increase of 9,431 from last season. — Sahadev Sharma (@sahadevsharma) September 25, 2014 Then, the Cubs did Continue reading

Wrigley Construction to Begin This Weekend

Then and now

Remember Barney Stinson’s one rule? Tomorrow night, the Chicago Cubs will play their last home game of the 2014 season against the St. Louis Cardinals. When the last out is made, and the last car has left the parking lot, the Cubs plan on starting work on their plans to Continue reading