The Cubs plowed through their bullpen and the Reds on Sunday to split the series and notch their 20th win in 34 games. With an off day Monday that coincides with the 2020 season’s trade deadline, the Cubs will have 26 games left (give or take depending on how the Continue reading Trade Deadline and a Cubs Off Day
Well well, we made it! As the Cubs go from a limp to a surge into the All-Star Break, they find themselves in sole possession of first place at least through next weekend with a surprisingly comfortable 2.5 game NL Central lead after the Milwaukee Brewers took a massive dump Continue reading Midseason Cubs Audit
We got ourselves a classic low-scoring game with all the nerves and frustration that goes with it, plus the elation when the game finally ends in the Cubs’ favor. I was going to just post highlights, but one Ian Happ helped me decide to not be so lazy and give Continue reading The Happ Trick
It’s been a month since this one, but the Chicago Cubs continue to ride the feast-or-famine roller coaster that Jeff Samardzija once alluded to. It’s a load of fun when the Cubs score runs in buckets; it’s not so fun when they can’t even plate one after almost getting no-hit. Continue reading In Which the Cubs Have to Reflect On Their (Lack of) Actions
Not much happening on this Cubs off day, so until they play again, we recorded the 40th iteration of our revived Dreamcast. Andy joined the party to talk shop as we await the coming resurgence… Disappointing early performances, but signs of positive things to come; What’s up with Yu Darvish? Continue reading Dreamcast 40: We Do This Every Year
After battling weather and life, Anno and Rice return to bring you a Dreamcast with not much more of a plan than just shooting the breeze after watching Kyle Schwarber do this… Ohio is for Schwarbers. pic.twitter.com/j8cHqU1mGq — Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) April 25, 2018 Talking about our confidence in the Continue reading Dreamcast 39: Plan? What Plan?
I’m pretty sure the Cubs are glad that they are going to their actual home soon, but it’s nice to know that they can play in front of a home crowd even in another state. Between all the sniping on social media between the two teams and their fanbases, the Continue reading Better to be Lucky AND Good!
I want to begin this by remarking at how on the ball most of us were about the roster and lineup as the Chicago Cubs cruised into Opening Day against the Miami Marlins. I decided to do some grading while watching the game at home, so the good things happening Continue reading Opening Day Cubs Highlight Reel
The Chicago Cubs’ spring training officially ended on Tuesday afternoon as they went through the motions with a couple tune up games against the Boston Red Sox. Now they’ll drive down the road to Miami where they will open the season against the Marlins on Thursday. I did hear from Continue reading Countdown to Opening Day (UPDATE: Roster Official)
Kyle Hendricks got in some work in the final Cubs Cactus League game before they play the Red Sox in Florida for a couple extra tuneup games prior to Thursday’s Opening Day contest against the Marlins. I assume he was just working on some nibbling, as he issued his first Continue reading Cactus League Ends, Cubs Roster Takes Shape