Jeff Samardzija is OK With Breaking the Rules


There were some murmurs of Michael Pineda‘s pine tar situation the other day but I decided not to deal with it because, as even MLB executives didn’t seem to care, it became a relative non-story despite the fact that it Continue reading

Road to Opening Day: #12


The Cubs made extra cuts on Tuesday, but that didn’t stop the guys who got cut from doing some damage. The Cubs optioned outfielders Brett Jackson and Josh Vitters, pitchers Arodys Vizcaino and Zac Rosscup, and infielder Christian Villanueva, to Continue reading

Road to Opening Day: #20


Monday’s game was yet another victory by the Cubs in the late innings.  Thankfully it was spring training or else Matt Cain was going to have his way with the Cubs’ patchwork lineup for this contest.  Jeff Samardzija pitched well Continue reading

John Travolta Makes Up Names for the Cubs


Last night at the Oscars, John Travolta decided to call Idina Menzel “Adele Dazeem” for reasons only known to him and Xenu.  This is wonderful for us because now we have a Travolta name generator! This has a lot of Continue reading

Road to Opening Day: #31

Greg Maddux

The Cubs didn’t do so hot in yesterday’s game, the Cactus League opener and the very first official spring training game at the new Cubs Park.  The home team lost 5-2, but at least they were up 2-0 when the Continue reading

Road to Opening Day: #34


We’re just a couple days away from Cactus League play with the Cubs!  Follow our countdown lineup for some fun until Opening Day. Kerry Wood‘s Incredible Performance Everyone knows this game even if they’re not a Cubs fan.  I’ll wait Continue reading

Road to Opening Day: #35


The Cubs will play an intrasquad exhibition game on Wednesday just before they open the Cactus League season against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday.  We’re ever so much closer to Opening Day, so keep up with our countdown lineup. The Continue reading

Road to Opening Day: #36

Why dey no have #ItalianBeefHelmet, Randy?  Why?

Next week we finally have Cactus League play, likely after a couple of Cubs intrasquad games as tune-ups.  You can check out the schedule here.  The Cubs host the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday, February 27th to celebrate their first official Continue reading

Road to Opening Day: #37


As we inch closer to Opening Day, keep track of our countdown lineup here. The Ivy Aside from the iconic scoreboard and the marquee on Clark and Addison, the most distinctive feature of Wrigley Field is the ivy-covered outfield walls. Continue reading

Road to Opening Day: #38


More countdown!  Follow the lineup here! The 1938 World Series Today marks 38 sleeps to Opening Day, and we commemorate the 1938 World Series, which was unfortunately a sweep of the Chicago Cubs by the legendary New York Yankees.  The Continue reading