Cub Trek III: The Search For Utility

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The Cubs are going to toss some guys on the disabled list to open the season and have trimmed the spring roster to 35.  As of now there are a couple spots up for grabs: bench guy and bullpen guy.  My best guess for bullpen guy is that it goes Continue reading Cub Trek III: The Search For Utility

So Where Do The Cubs Stand Now?

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It has been a while since I last put together my thoughts on the 2012 season and man have things changed again quite dramatically. At one point after calling up Anthony Rizzo it appeared that the Cubs were going to prove the nay-sayers wrong in how bad they would be. Continue reading So Where Do The Cubs Stand Now?

Baseball on a Budget, With a Win to Boot

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One day CTA pass: $5.75 One heavily subsidized Cubs ticket: $1 One insanely marked up Mountain Dew in a flimsy “souvenir” cup: $5.25 One improbable walk-off win against the St. Louis Cardinals: Priceless There are some things money can’t buy.  For everything else there’s Mather vs. the Cardinals.

Alfonso Soriano Looking Like the Leader Sveum Wants Him to Be

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I know that we are still in Spring Training, but there are a few players in camp for the Chicago Cubs who are catching fans eyes. One Cub specifically, who might be the most despised player in a Cubs uniform, is getting a lot of chatter out there for a Continue reading Alfonso Soriano Looking Like the Leader Sveum Wants Him to Be