World Series Dreaming at Wrigley Field, 6/23/2014

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I just got back from a fun but disappointing game at Wrigley Field in which the host Cubs dropped a late heartbreaker to the Cincinnati Reds, 6-1.  It was much closer than that for the longest time, and bear with me as I take you through our night at the Continue reading World Series Dreaming at Wrigley Field, 6/23/2014

OBSTRUCTION!

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This World Series is fixing to be a good one as I had hoped when I previewed the championship round (kinda poorly, but I figured others could do better and I just wanted to see good games).  It seems, however, that the games are good not so much because of Continue reading OBSTRUCTION!

Rice Cube is a Nostradumbass

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  Okay, so previously I had written a predictions blog summarizing what I thought would happen to various Cubs players and Cubs transaction targets.  Let’s see how many I got wrong, because while the new Cubs front office guys might be good professional predictors, I am not.  Yeah, it’s looking Continue reading Rice Cube is a Nostradumbass

New Collective Bargaining Agreement represents new challenges for Cubs

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Major League Baseball has temporarily triumphed over at least the NBA and possibly the NFL and NHL in ratifying a new collective bargaining agreement that guarantees labor peace until 2016.  Once the details were released, it seemed that some of the changes wouldn’t be as palatable as originally expected.  We Continue reading New Collective Bargaining Agreement represents new challenges for Cubs

Methinks Umpires Need a Little Extra Help

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  In Saturday night’s World Series Game 3, won by the Cardinals, there was a very bad call made by first base umpire Ron Kulpa.  Here’s a summary: Kinsler’s throw was high and pulled first baseman Mike Napoli off the base. Napoli still made the catch and swiped at Holliday, Continue reading Methinks Umpires Need a Little Extra Help

Finally, the Misery of 2011 Comes to an End

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Tonight, Chicago Cub fans will finally be able to find the peace they have been lacking since the beginning of the season. The last game of the 2011 season will be played, and the Cub fans will finally be put out of their misery. There will be no popping of Continue reading Finally, the Misery of 2011 Comes to an End