Happy Thanksgiving!


Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Today is a day to be thankful for what you have, and I could not be more thankful to have each and every one of you as a part of my Chicago Cubs family. You stuck with us through the lean years when the Cubs were tanking, Continue reading

Something About Dusty Baker


Most of us know that Dusty Baker, former half-celebrated/half-maligned Cubs manager, has now been officially named the manager of the Washington Nationals. There is a fun thread on our Facebook page that you can follow for some interesting opinions on Dusty’s tenure with the Cubs…   And here…we…go. In Dusty Continue reading

The Offseason

From @Cubs

It’s not even a couple days into November, just the day after the World Series ended in most satisfying fashion for most of us Cubs fans, and already we are pining for baseball again.  If you check out the odds makers, depending on who you talk to, the Cubs are Continue reading

The Art of the Slide


Seems like this has become a huge issue so far this season for the MLB. I feel like it has been more hurtful this year than many of the years before. Sliding into second to break up a double play has brought down a few players so far. I mean Continue reading

Sights and Sounds From the Final Day of the 2015 MLB Regular Season

From Cubs.com

Well folks, this is it.  The Reds are useless, and the Chicago Cubs, despite winning 97 games this season, will start their quest towards the World Series against the Pirates in Pittsburgh.  That’s alright, though, and we’ll still enjoy ourselves.as the Cubs have an ace up their sleeve. We start Continue reading

Random dream sequence with Stephen Piscotty


Just before I awoke this fine Sunday morning (actually, it’s rather gloomy out), I had a very random and vivid dream about…I can’t even begin to interpret it. My brain works in mysterious ways as I do 6-degrees-of-Kevin Bacon type connections so maybe it stemmed from that mechanism.  Maybe it’s Continue reading

So…what about the American League?


With their latest victory, the Chicago Cubs guaranteed that they would have at least the third best record in Major League Baseball, since at 96 wins banked, they will finish 2015 with a better possible record than any American League opponent.  The Cardinals are still Devil Magic and the Pirates Continue reading

The Cubs’ weekend with Vin Scully


The Chicago Cubs have their only trip to Los Angeles this weekend as they try to stay in control of the National League Wild Card race.  This, of course, means that those of us fortunate enough to have access to the LA area broadcasts will get to listen to the Continue reading

Baseball Hall of Fame 2015

Two of the newest Hall of Famers having a blast.

(via @DBacks)

Sunday, July 26, the day that the 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame class was inducted.  This included Dick Enberg winning the Ford C. Frick award for outstanding broadcasting in baseball, and Tom Gage for winning the Spink award for outstanding baseball writing in a year where he lost his long-time Continue reading

A Potential Talent Acquisition Loophole (UPDATED)


The Chicago Cubs are playing some very inspired baseball against a tough schedule early in the season, having gone 12-8 in April against legitimate competition and starting off May right with a hard-fought win against the surprisingly terrible Milwaukee Brewers.  The hopes of contention hinge somewhat on how the Cubs Continue reading