Periodic fun with the Cubs numbers


The Cubs had just dropped another series to the division rival Cincinnati Reds.  It’s almost as though the Reds think of Wrigley Field as their home away from home, but there was enough positive to think that eventually the Cubs Continue reading

Create your own Rick Renteria meme!


In Tuesday night’s victory over the Cincinnati Reds, Cubs manager Rick Renteria called for not one, not two, not three, but FOUR relievers to get three outs in the top of the eighth inning.  Shades of Tony LaRussa!  Fortunately it Continue reading

Promotional Items: A Random Reason to Go to Cubs Games

He's pointing at YOU.

It’s no secret that the Cubs have had trouble filling Wrigley Field consistently.  The attendance regularly sits above 25000 or so and every now and then you’ll here them announce paid attendance of 30000+, but then you look on TV Continue reading

Jeff Samardzija’s days in pinstripes are numbered


I know this is interrupting the daily Kris Bryant homer, but bear with us, this is important.  Let’s start with what we currently know about Cubs (at least for now) ace Jeff Samardzija…   Source confirms Jeff Samardzija rejected a Continue reading

World Series Dreaming at Wrigley Field, 6/23/2014


I just got back from a fun but disappointing game at Wrigley Field in which the host Cubs dropped a late heartbreaker to the Cincinnati Reds, 6-1.  It was much closer than that for the longest time, and bear with Continue reading

Every now and then, a Cub has his day

2-for-3 with a walk, and a single + double short of the cycle.  (Charles Rex Arbogast, AP)

Cubs fans sometimes (no, all the time) complain about the crappy retreads that populate the active roster during yet another year of the rebuild.  There is some hidden value to be had, though.  In the case of yesterday’s victory against Continue reading

Minor League Recap: June 12 – June 19


I take this free moment to address some nonsense on WSD’s Facebook page.  Like the nutcase in that particular piece, I am also a veteran.  We’re not all like that.  Please don’t lump us all in with that dipshit. Moving Continue reading

So This Happened


Yesterday, we shared the news about the Chicago Cuba making roster moves, which included the promotion of Kris Bryant to Triple A. However, the conversation took a quite unexpected turn. I get that there are more important things in life Continue reading

Kris Bryant Goes to Iowa


Remember when Cubs fans were flipping out because Kris Bryant was wasting away in Tennessee?  Well, looks like the Cubs had a plan all along… There’s this:   Can’t wait to join the @IowaCubs tomorrow! Thank you to @smokiesbaseball and Continue reading

The Overreaction Blog to Overreacting


In not so breaking news, I love baseball. I love everything about the game. I love a great hitting display by a team who just cannot seem to do anything wrong. I love a great pitchers duel, nothing in my Continue reading