Cubs Select 3B/OF Kris Bryant Second Overall: Updated With Full Draft Results

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The Cubs added another huge piece to the farm on Thursday, drafting third baseman Kris Bryant out of the University of San Diego after the Houston Astros selected right hander Mark Appel out of Stanford with the number one overall Continue reading

The One Where I Actually Have a Question

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I love the Chicago fan base, they are among the most passionate and loyal fans you will find. After all, when you consider the Chicago Bears have gone 28 years without a championship, the Cubs have gone over 100 years Continue reading

WSD Post #1000, now join us on ChicagoNow!

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First of all, thank you to all the Cubs fans and fans of baseball who frequent our Facebook page and blog, listen to our podcasts, etc.  It is because of you that we’ve grown so much over the past couple Continue reading

Off Day Cubs Stats-ing

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With apologies to Brad, because we sorta kinda stole your blog name in the article title.  And also, a very quick but solemn mention that today is June 6, and not just Draft Day, but the anniversary of D-Day, the Continue reading

Jonathan Gray taking Adderall makes me sadderall

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Actually, no…no it doesn’t. You see, back when I was a wee lad (actually, just in high school and college), kids routinely took stimulants such as NoDoz, Vivarin, energy drinks, coffee, and probably some form of amphetamine to stay up Continue reading

Thursday’s Off Day Fun, a Historical Question

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We all know who the most popular players are in the long storied history of the Chicago Cubs. Their numbers fly over Wrigley Field. You have Ernie Banks, Ron Santo, Billy Williams, Fergie Jenkins, Ryne Sandberg and yes, Greg Maddux. Continue reading

Man, we could’ve had Dan Haren…

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There’s a line of thinking that if one event had occurred, the rest of the events that followed would be completely altered, sort of like a butterfly effect or that time in Back to the Future Part II when Biff Continue reading

GUESTCAST Over But Low 1 – Alright so are we getting ready to do this then?

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    GUESS WHO’S BACK GUYS Andy and Moe make their comeback with special guest Rice Cube. We talk: Chicago White Sox and the Mariners play the longest game in podcast history Emergency White Sox pitchers Depressing baseball talk Jeff Continue reading

Yeah, I got nothin’…

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In between the Cubs’ bullpen failing, the Cubs’ offense forgetting how to score when there are runners on with no outs, and Anthony Rizzo‘s less-than-enthusiastic Chevy commercial on WGN radio, I really don’t have much to say.  Tomorrow is an Continue reading

No One is Happy? Must be a Good Deal

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There is an old saying that I have heard many times throughout my life. That saying is, a good deal is one in which neither party is happy. That is the case with the Chicago Cubs desire to increase the Continue reading