So there you have it, folks. One day into July, the Chicago Cubs have officially completed exactly one half of their 2017 regular season schedule, going 40-41 in the process. The interesting thing about this is that they are +10 in run differential, suggesting that they should be at least Continue reading The Cubs’ Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad First Half
Andy and Rice watch the Friday night game (spoiler: Cubs win) and talk about: Certain Cubs having some struggles, yet working hard to adjust back to what we know they can do; What the Cubs plan to do about their pitching issues this season and in the long term; …and Continue reading Dreamcast 13: What, Me Worry?
After Dexter Fowler officially left the Cubs for the St. Louis Cardinals, the question about who would replace him at the top of the line-up needed a definite answer. And while looking back at before the 2016 offered some insight, there was no obvious mark on the roster. Before Fowler Continue reading Long At Bats are Killing Kyle Schwarber
A fleeting statement from Peter Gammons quickly spread like wildfire across the internet and most of Chicago Cubs Twitter and other social media… That would be former and potentially repeat MVP Bryce Harper, he of the Washington Nationals and perennial All-Star appearances, five very solid-to-elite tools, and my goodness can’t Continue reading Pondering Bryce Harper…Future Chicago Cubs All-Star?
You may have gotten a chance to listen to our Dreamcast already, but if not, give it a listen and rate etc. Anyway, it’s been a somber week or so as the Chicago Cubs have been floundering quite a bit, for reasons that aren’t exactly clear. The nice thing is Continue reading Welcome Back Dexter Fowler, Thanks For Losing
After a successful home stand, the Chicago Cubs go on the road to the West Coast and try to continue their recent hot streak. We take the opportunity to talk about: That stupid rainout last Saturday that robbed us (temporarily) of Cubs baseball and bobbleheads; Jason Heyward getting screwed on Continue reading Dreamcast 10: Have You Ever Seen the Rain?
Hey folks! We’re back, and as usual we would love to have you send in questions and comments. That helps with the conversation during our Dreamcast, y’see? In this episode: Itemizing Cubs games since last time we talked; Looking at player performances and arguing for staying the course, with some Continue reading Dreamcast 7: At Least We Have Our Health
The life of a Chicago Cubs fan is never easy. Some among us always find something to complain about; even in a year when they are the defending World Series Champions. The most brought up question is questioning Joe Maddon’s decision to bat Kyle Schwarber as the leadoff hitter. In Continue reading Why is Kyle Schwarber Leading Off? It’s Not Hard to Understand!
We can reasonably assume that the Chicago Cubs will be good enough to make the playoffs, and are once again the favorites to repeat as World Series champions, although that is a bit of a riskier bet. Nonetheless, as of Sunday night, the Cubs lead the National League Central Division Continue reading Sunday Night Cubs Thoughts
Hello there, Cubs fans! Since the last episode of the Dreamcast, the defending World Series champions have played a week-plus of games that count. Here’s what we talked about this time: Thanks to Rich for the Dreamcast’s theme song (see below) & Randall for the radio clip, need to remember Continue reading Dreamcast 3: There’s No Place Like Home