As the Cubs and Brewers find themselves tied for the NL Central lead with just one game to go, we think about all the “what ifs” throughout the season that could have avoided this scenario. It’s easy to blame this on a collapse of sorts, since all the Cubs had Continue reading What If?
While last night’s game went from a convincing Chicago Cubs victory to a squeaker, the team did lose a key player in Jorge Soler, who will have an MRI on his left hamstring on Tuesday to determine what’s going on. #Cubs Soler to undergo MRI on left hamstring https://t.co/ZqCvLpb3q5 via Continue reading Soler Power Offline, But Do We Get Cookies? (UPDATE: Yes to Cookies!)
Yeah, we haven’t seen the Cubs W flag for a while, but this is, after all, still spring when wins and losses don’t matter as much as performance and health. We’ve seen a few awesome individual performances on offense and defense, and for the most part the pitching has held Continue reading Let’s just take it easy
Festivus only comes once a year and already we’ve seen the internet deluged with the airing of grievances. In our neck of the woods, fans of the Chicago Cubs are generally content, but if you dive into the comments, we all realize that the team could be even further improved, Continue reading Contingency Plans
One of the greatest things about sports is the way rules change as human participants evolve into faster, smarter, and stronger athletes. While we are all creatures of habit and have an appreciation for tradition and nostalgia, it often ends up working out in that we can’t fathom why the game Continue reading Why Should We Designate a Hitter?
I’ve been meaning to write about this for a while, but real life got in the way (no complaints here, I like real life). This actually has a lot to do with real life, however, so maybe a bit of perspective wasn’t a bad thing after all. You may have Continue reading I want to be a Macho man
Ian Stewart left Thursday’s intrasquad game with a quad injury, and has been sent out for an MRI. The Chicago Cubs are tripping all over themselves to tell the fans that the injury is minor and the MRI is just a precautionary test to make sure there is not a Continue reading Relax Cub Fans, Stewart is Out
News coming out of Mesa, Arizona is not good for the Chicago Cubs, their fans, or the current plans or a rebuild. The idea of possibly trading Matt Garza during the season may be taking a big hit. According to several twitter reports coming out of Cubs camp, Garza had Continue reading Matt Garza’s First Outing Cut Short Due to Mild Lat Strain