If the Cubs went full SkyMall…


It’s an ungodly hour and before I crash and burn I needed to get this out of my system. On Friday, it was announced that SkyMall, the company that runs the in-flight magazine/catalog full of ridiculous overpriced useless items that Continue reading



Let’s set up a disclaimer first.  For one, I am not saying that the Chicago Cubs absolutely need another pitcher; I’m just saying it would be nice to have another guy in the mix so that they don’t have to Continue reading

Goodbye Mr. Cub


As many of you already know, Ernie Banks, Mr. Cub passed away last night. Andy and Anno already wrote about him and you guys should check it out, but I wanted to make sure to get on here and express Continue reading

Mr. Cub Passes Away at 83


Less than a week after the Cubs Convention, one that sorely missed Ernie Banks; he has passed away at the age of 83.  At this point, details are unclear…and are insignificant.  I’m not going to pretend that I can properly Continue reading

Cubs tickets and other shenanigans


After another exciting day educating America’s youth, I came home, did my work, then perused Cubs.com because I heard that tickets were already on sale.  I don’t think single game tickets are on sale yet, but it appears that the Continue reading

An Entirely too Early Look at a Kris Bryant Contract Extension


By now, the calculus on whether Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer should add Kris Bryant to the Opening Day roster has been well explained.  By keeping him down at the beginning of the season, the Cubs can secure an extra Continue reading

Fun with the Cubs and Lawyers

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So as you know from last night, a couple rooftop buildings, specifically the ones that are going to be blocked by the relocated right field big screen (approved by the Landmarks Commission, but whatevs), are suing the Chicago Cubs for Continue reading

Hey, Is Anyone a Lawyer?


As you may know, while the Chicago Cubs work to bring back the bleachers with new and improved amenities and Jumbotrons galore, the rooftops that didn’t sell to the team have been trying to use legal means to save their Continue reading



I’m nearly caught up on Arrow episodes, which means I don’t have to binge through the entire run of the show in advance of this week’s new Flash and Arrow.  Yay!  I guess it’d be different if I had TiVo Continue reading

Dexter Fowler Answers Most of Cubs Remaining Questions

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One of the great mysteries of the Cubs Convention was the whereabouts of Luis Valbuena.  As we found out this morning, he, along with pitcher Dan Straily, were traded to the Houston Astros for outfielder Dexter Fowler.  While the cost Continue reading