Cubs Hot Stove: Russell Martin

Russell Martin

A few days ago I made my prediction as far as who I thought the top four free agent targets would be for the Chicago Cubs. One of those targets is now former Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Russell Martin. I felt Continue reading

Ryan Theriot Should Probably Just Stop Talking


Ryan Theriot, was once a beloved figure around Wrigleyville. With his hustle and grit, he was instantly a fan favorite; especially with the ladies. Even after he left the Cubs organization, and traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers, he still Continue reading

Joe Maddon Will Not Cure What Ails the Cubs

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Removing ourselves from the pep rally press conference introducing Joe Maddon as the new manager of the Cubs by a day, one thing remains true about this team…they’re not ready to compete as constructed. That shouldn’t be an insane statement.  After Continue reading

It’s a Mad(don) World as the Cubs Get Ready For Free Agency


Today, the Chicago Cubs officially welcomed Joe Maddon into the family, making him the 54th manager in franchise history. As I wrote earlier, with Maddon in the fold, all bets are off; the Cubs can go out and do anything. Continue reading

Cubs Officially Welcome Joe Maddon


  Today,the Chicago Cubs officially welcomed former Tampa Bay Rays Manager Joe Maddon to the Cubs family, and handed him the keys to Wrigley to manager their ball club in 2015 by giving him a five year deal worrh $25 Continue reading

Today’s the Day, EVERYTHING Changes


Today is the day that our Cubbie Blue World changes. Over the last five years, we Chicago Cub fans have faced a lot of changes, each time for the better. Our whole sports world has been flipped, turned  upside down. Continue reading

Dreamcast 45: The Offseason Cometh


It’s been FOREVER since we’ve done one of these, and since it’s #45, we’ll dedicate it to Sean Marshall, the former Cubs legend, who got us a useful though flawed piece in Travis Wood and who we hope will bounce Continue reading

I’ve Got Your Number On the Wall

(Charles Rex Arbogast, AP)

Watching some football right now, and here’s Chris Kamka doing his thing as usual:   The #Cubs have never employed a lineup that starts with 8675309 (with 0 as DH). The closest might be Mike Quade‘s 6/20/11 lineup (9675302) — Continue reading

Edwin Jackson Coveted in Kansas City? Dayton Moore, Please Listen to This Fan


This was brought to my attention by a fan of ours, and is no way anything more than pure speculation from a fan of the World Series runner up Kansas City Royals. Apparently, a blogger by the name of Kevin Continue reading

What Can Cub Fans Expect From Joe Maddon?


Today the Chicago Cubs officially fired Ricky Renteria, and announced the hiring of Joe Maddon to be their manager for the 2015 season.   So, what  can the Cub fans expect from their new manager? Well, listen to Tampa Bay Rays broadcaster Continue reading