The Inaugural 2015 Cubs Season Maddonisms

maddon intro

We got a taste of Joe Maddon‘s quotables when he sat for his introductory press conference back in November, and fans got to check it out first hand at the latest Cubs Convention last month.  Now that pitchers and catchers Continue reading

Kris Bryant Day Will Come


It’s “spring” (even though it’s so cold outside we could start using the Kelvin scale without scoffing) and that means we’ve got our latest rounds of Kris Bryant pontification:   What are Bryant’s chances of making #Cubs on Opening Day? Continue reading

As the luck changes…


Today marks the lunar new year, the first day of the Year of the Goat (or sheep, or ram, depending on your thesaurus use) in the Chinese Zodiac.  With every new year (even if it’s in the middle of February Continue reading

The Four Greatest Words


I have been waiting for this day for months. Ever since the Chicago Cubs played game 162 at the end of the 2014 season, this is the day that I have been waiting for. The four greatest words you can Continue reading

The Year of the Goat


I’m sure by now you all realize that we are celebrating the Chinese New Year today, which runs on a lunar calendar and not a Gregorian calendar.  You probably also know that in the Chinese Zodiac, instead of going monthly, the Continue reading

The (Cubs) Empire Strikes Back


I feel like total crap today because I most likely contracted the cold that my son got the other day and I feel like elephants are doing a can-can on my head.  So today wasn’t as smooth as it could Continue reading

Lettered Jerseys


In case you were out and about, let’s bring you up to speed on the behemoth of a sports franchise that is the New York Yankees.  I get Jorge Posada because he was a damned good catcher for a very Continue reading

Universally beloved and embraced…oh WAIT


Today is Presidents’ Day, so I hope you guys enjoyed the half-assed history lesson I posted earlier.  We’re getting close to the point where another sitting President will have to host the Chicago Cubs at the White House after a Continue reading

The Presidents Blog


Today is Presidents’ Day.  Once upon a time when I was a wee lad, Presidents’ Day was two holidays: one for Abraham Lincoln, and the other for George Washington.  Alas, they were rolled into one because I guess employers didn’t Continue reading

Sunday Clickbait


It’s Sunday, the day after Valentine’s Day, or as some would call it: Post by O Hell Nawl Blog. Ha! With less than a week to go before Chicago Cubs pitchers and catchers report (some of the boys are already Continue reading