Separating the Cubs From the Mathematically Eliminated

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The night after guaranteeing they leave Milwaukee in first place, the Chicago Cubs further killed the Brewers’ playoff hopes as they extended the Milwaukee bullpen yet again to outlast them in extra innings.  It was not the prettiest of games, as the Cubs themselves had to get multiple innings from Continue reading Separating the Cubs From the Mathematically Eliminated

2017 Division Preview: 4th Place Milwaukee Brewers

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  The other rebuilding club in the NL Central is quite a bit further along than the Reds.  Make no mistake, the Brewers will not be contenders this season.  But they’re going to be a tough opponent as they continue to build their suddenly deep farm system and call up Continue reading 2017 Division Preview: 4th Place Milwaukee Brewers

They’re already mentioning Craig Counsell

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Brent Lillibridge came to bat in the bottom of the second inning looking for his first Cub hit. Lillibridge had gone 0 for 14 at this point in his Cub career. Three pitches in to the at bat, Jim Deshaies makes the dreaded reference to Craig Counsell. First let me Continue reading They’re already mentioning Craig Counsell

Bo-Bo-Bosio

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The news has come in that the Cubs have hired Chris Bosio as their new pitching coach.  There’s a bit of nepotism here as Bosio and Dale Sveum knew each other since they were kids, and there’s also a random rumor out there that the Cubs may try to get Continue reading Bo-Bo-Bosio