Cubs Fans: DON’T PANIC (redux)

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So I know what you’re thinking.  Bottom of the ninth, down a run after the Chicago Cubs bullpen had blown yet another save against a subpar-on-paper team.  The Cubs, in fact, were down to their last out in the game.  But before we get into that, let’s talk about a Continue reading Cubs Fans: DON’T PANIC (redux)

Cubs Practice Game #11: The Brewers Are Pretty Good

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Today, the Cubs got destroyed by a Brewers team resting Aramis Ramirez and Ryan Braun, with Corey Hart still injured and Prince Fielder in Florida since he’s a Tiger now.  It’s still spring training, but let’s analyze the pitching anyway because that was basically the Cubs’ downfall. The good news: Continue reading Cubs Practice Game #11: The Brewers Are Pretty Good

Top Ten List: First week done, what have we learned?

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When the action picks up (i.e. real baseball begins on April 5) then maybe the others will start blogging more, but in the meantime you’re stuck with me. The Cubs are now 5-4 in the Cactus League after their first week or so of spring training games.  We barely have Continue reading Top Ten List: First week done, what have we learned?

Cubs Practice Game #2

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  Not much to say here as the game wasn’t televised, although Pat Hughes and Keith Moreland called the game for the first time this season on WGN Radio.  Remind me to find an AM radio that will actually work in this building; this place is like a radio dead Continue reading Cubs Practice Game #2

Cubs Practice Game #1

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For some intrasquad action, check out Tim Sheridan’s blog where he posted a video of some of the plays from the Blue vs. White game.