NL Central Preview: 1st Place St. Louis Cardinals

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Manager: Mike Matheny Projected Record: 90-72 As is usually the case, the Cardinals have no obvious weaknesses.  They are the well-oiled developmental machine that successful organizations around baseball seek to emulate because even though they lose players to free agency or in trades, they seemingly always produce replacements who can keep them Continue reading NL Central Preview: 1st Place St. Louis Cardinals

2014 NL Central Preview: 1st Place – St. Louis Cardinals

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Of all of the teams in the NL Central, the Cardinals may stand head and shoulders above the rest.  Mike Matheny‘s club lost Carlos Beltran, David Freese, Fernando Salas, Edward Mujica, and in spite of not playing at all in 2013, Rafael Furcal and former ace Chris Carpenter.  Those losses Continue reading 2014 NL Central Preview: 1st Place – St. Louis Cardinals

Cubs Convention coming up!

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Every year I seem to follow the same cycle.  The season ends, and I spend a few weeks almost relieved that baseball is over (especially the past few years).  For as bad as they have been, I still made sure that I tuned in to every single game, whether it Continue reading Cubs Convention coming up!

The 2012 Cubs Were Very Bad, But I Will Miss Cubs Games

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Going into the season we knew that this season would be a tough one to watch, as the Chicago Cubs would be fielding a bad team. In fact, we pretty much knew that the Cubs would be fielding one of their worst teams in franchise history, but that never stopped Continue reading The 2012 Cubs Were Very Bad, But I Will Miss Cubs Games

Indiana Theo and the Quest For the Ring: A Cubs Story in Pictures

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  This is what happens when spring training games aren’t even on TV yet…I get bored and start doing weird stuff.  If you are a fan of our Facebook page (and you should be, just click on the icon in our sidebar and join NOW), I’ve been posting random mashups Continue reading Indiana Theo and the Quest For the Ring: A Cubs Story in Pictures

Cubs and Red Sox Finally Complete the Epstein Compensation

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  After months of waiting, the Chicago Cubs and the Boston Red Sox have finally reached an agreement on the compensation for Theo Epstein. The former Red Sox General Manager and new Cubs President of Baseball operations has been traded for none other than Chris Carpenter. No, not the one Continue reading Cubs and Red Sox Finally Complete the Epstein Compensation

Cubs Pursuit of Fielder, or Lack Thereof, Continues

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  As free agents continue to be taken off the board, and trades are made between various clubs around the major leagues, we still await an ending to the Prince Fielder saga. Fans of the Chicago Cubs remain overly optimistic about whether or not Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer will Continue reading Cubs Pursuit of Fielder, or Lack Thereof, Continues