You can never have enough pitching is a baseball truism. Bullpens are volatile is also a common belief in baseball circles. They are also taking on greater importance in the modern game of baseball. There is just the continuing increase in the sheer number of innings thrown by relievers in Continue reading Why Do the Cubs Still Want More Relievers?
Note: The following is a guest post from Crawly, a familiar sight to most of you that go to the Cubs Convention. You can follow Crawly at his Twitter, crawly’s cub kingdom, and probably meet him since he camps out to get the best seats for the Opening Ceremony. The Continue reading Guest Post: Crawly on the Cubs Convention
Everyone knows the story behind the parody Jed Hoyer Twitter account, which only has the one tweet: spanking it — Jed Hoyer (@JedHoyer_) April 14, 2009 That tweet, as you can see from the time stamp, is from the 2009 season, the last season the Boston Red Sox made the Continue reading Jon Lester just won the Internet
Guess it’s just two guys after all the hubbub this winter with the Hall of Fame voting: Ken Griffey Junior y Mike Piazza, únicos electos este año al Salón de la Fama de Cooperstown. — Enrique Rojas/ESPN (@Enrique_Rojas1) January 6, 2016 I like Enrique Rojas because he helped me learn Continue reading The 2016 Baseball Hall of Fame Inductees
This is mostly an excuse to share three really cool gifs I found (care of @Kazuto_Yamazaki), but I’m sure you’ll pardon me for doing so as we look at the development of Anthony Rizzo‘s dangerous swing: Rizzo 2013 pic.twitter.com/rS9awkYm7Q — Dustin Lind (@dustinlind) January 6, 2016 Rizzo 2014 pic.twitter.com/ouEjUkEHcS — Continue reading Anthony Rizzo’s Swing
Over the weekend, something wonderful happened in Cubs Twitter: https://twitter.com/CubicSnarkonia/status/683773991903956992 That’s right: the Chicago Cubs did everything so early, fitting everything they needed into a reasonable budget (that will also allow them to reload for the NEXT window of contention), and have so many built-in contingencies now that all we Continue reading The Cubs Benchwarmer
The end of 2015 was simply amazing. Sure, the Chicago Cubs get swept out of the National League Championship Series by the New York Mets, but come on, how many of you actually had them in that series to begin with when the calendar flipped to 2015? I am not Continue reading The Cubs 2016 is About to Begin
The 2015 season was a remarkable one for the reborn Chicago Cubs, and a very enjoyable one for their fans. There were many moments throughout the season that made us cheer, but these are the 15 that we felt were among the absolute best. 15. Taylor Teagarden singles off Aroldis Continue reading Top 15 Moments From the 2015 Chicago Cubs Season
Cubs fans seem pretty okay with their team tanking to get where they are because it’s indistinguishable from how they were run for 100 years I saw this sentence over a week ago and it really stuck with me. It was one of many interesting things that popped up in Continue reading Does it matter how the Cubs got here?
This Christmas, it appears that Santa Claus has been very kind to the Chicago Cubs, and by extension, to fans of the Cubs. Of course, in order to do this, Santa needs some Christmas spirit to power his magical reindeer and his sled so he can fly his presents all Continue reading Santa’s Reindeer are apparently really good at baseball