Cubs Reportedly Agree to Terms With Jason Heyward; Now What?

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This is one of those days it feels to be wrong.  So very wrong.  I had no optimism whatsoever that Jason Heyward would depart the St. Louis Cardinals, much less reportedly agree to terms with the Cubs. Multiple sources indicate Heyward has indeed chosen Cubs over Cards, Nats. — Gordon Continue reading Cubs Reportedly Agree to Terms With Jason Heyward; Now What?

With Free Agency Underway, Let’s Make Our Wish List

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The offseason is here, and as of midnight last night, free agency is officially underway. Teams have submitted their qualifying offer of $15.8 Million to their pending free agents, as you know the lone player to receive this offer from the Chicago Cubs was centerfielder Dexter Fowler. In all likelihood, Continue reading With Free Agency Underway, Let’s Make Our Wish List

Center Field and Depth Figure to Dominate Cubs Positional Off-Season

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Although the Cubs enter the off-season with much more stability in the field than they do on the mound, they do enter the off-season with some questions that need answering.  Those questions, though, were mitigated by the 2015 performance of a handful of rookies and the emergence of Anthony Rizzo Continue reading Center Field and Depth Figure to Dominate Cubs Positional Off-Season

With Season Over, Off-Season Moves Coming Fast

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With the 2015 season coming to an abrupt end at the hands of the New York Mets, now is as good a time as any to look ahead to the off-season.  After all, it’s getting close to the end of October and there are a lot of key decisions to Continue reading With Season Over, Off-Season Moves Coming Fast

Back to Wrigley

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Well what a good Sunday morning it is. Cubs are tied 1-1 with the Cardinals and they are riding a huge high of winning on the road and coming home to the dominant Jake Arrieta. I could not be more happy. Last nights game was a huge turn in the Continue reading Back to Wrigley

Wake Me Up When September Ends

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The Chicago Cubs won again on the last night of September, marking yet another winning month in a surprising-yet-not-surprising season. Cubs will be 19-9 in Sept. Had a winning month each month of the season. That's impressive. Especially those first few — Jesse Rogers (@ESPNChiCubs) October 1, 2015 I had Continue reading Wake Me Up When September Ends

Cardinal-like Cubs Surging Toward October

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One of the few simple truths about Cubs fans is that they hate the Cardinals.  That hatred is bred through the smug arrogance of the “best fans in baseball”, the way it seems like the Cardinals get all the calls to go their way, every BABIP flare that some guy Continue reading Cardinal-like Cubs Surging Toward October

As Cubs Inch Closer to the Wild Card, Playoff Roster Decisions Loom

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As the Chicago Cubs march into St. Louis to play the dreaded Cardinals, we cannot help but believe they are on their way to the playoffs. With a healthy lead over the Washington Nationals and San Fransisco Giants for the second Wild Card, how can we not? Believing the Cubs Continue reading As Cubs Inch Closer to the Wild Card, Playoff Roster Decisions Loom