On the eve of one of the days we have been waiting for all winter, pitchers and catchers reporting to Spring Training, I feel like it is the eve of Christmas Eve.  I can say with 99.9999% belief that this team will NOT win the World Series (come on, I’m Continue reading

An Open Letter From 2006


This is a letter that I wrote to the Board of Directors of the Chicago Cubs at that time. This was published in the Bleacher Banter prior to finding out that Andy MacPhail was resigning from the Cubs. Did my letter actually help that process?  I do not know, however, Continue reading

Talks of Trades Involving Prospects Always Baffles Me


  I am not sure if you have been paying attention or not, but the Chicago Cubs are looking as though they are going into full rebuild mode as I blogged about yesterday. Nothing is more evident of them doing so than their trading Sean Marshall, who is on his Continue reading