Cubs Make a Trade For Justin Wilson & Alex Avila (UPDATES)

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We were just discussing #HugWatch Sunday before the Cubs game, and after the game finished, some minor fireworks started to go off: Sources: #Cubs working hard to land #Tigers’ Justin Wilson. At least one team involved thinks CHC will be landing spot. Others involved. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 31, Continue reading Cubs Make a Trade For Justin Wilson & Alex Avila (UPDATES)

#HugWatch Season

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The Chicago Cubs again jumped the market on trades this year, landing Jose Quintana in a rare Chicago-to-Chicago trade.  Although I feel that the Cubs as currently constructed can get to the playoffs (especially since everyone else in the division has sucked to varying extents), the myriad quotes from Theo Continue reading #HugWatch Season

Dreamcast 17: Hot or Not?

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Now that we are back and rested from the All-Star break and experienced a very fun sweep of the Baltimore Orioles, let’s see whether the defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs can give us something fun to look forward to come October… Rice got a job!  Yay! The new guy Continue reading Dreamcast 17: Hot or Not?

Life & Baseball

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Baseball is, at its core, a kid’s game.  Kids love to run around the bases, chase after the ball on defense, and try their best to hit the ball as hard as they can.  People watch MLB because it’s fun, and because the big kids who play the game show Continue reading Life & Baseball

The Shark List: Ranking the Potential Landing Spots

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As we move into June, and past the amateur draft next week, trade winds are going to start blowing just a bit harder than they have been over the first two months of the season.  With so few teams being “out of it” with the addition of the second wild Continue reading The Shark List: Ranking the Potential Landing Spots

Hot Sports Take: Countdown to Spring Training #17

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We continue our countdown of the 20 Hottest MLB players and here is today’s pick: #17 – Justin Verlander #35 | P | Detroit Tigers Born: February 20, 1983 (30) Birthplace: Manakin-Sabot, VA Height: 6’5″ Weight: 225lbs. Bats: R Throws: R College: Old Dominion University MLB Debut: July 4, 2005 Continue reading Hot Sports Take: Countdown to Spring Training #17

My Fantasy Baseball Kobayashi Maru situation.

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The world has a tendency of speeding up when my personal stress level reaches a boiling point. They say that the masters of their craft can slow the game down at will. The nebulous “they” were obviously not talking about me. No, when I get excited the emotions run over Continue reading My Fantasy Baseball Kobayashi Maru situation.