As we said goodbye to (most likely) former Chicago Cubs catcher Miguel Montero, he also said goodbye to the team, the city of Chicago, and the fans in a classy way. I don’t think, despite his comments, he ever fully absolved himself from blame, and he owned his DFA. Normally Continue reading The Aftermath: Cubs Welcome Victor Caratini, Say Goodbye to Miguel Montero (UPDATE)
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?
The Chicago Cubs were not swept out of their home series against the Colorado Rockies as they took the finale before their long road stretch. 31-31 is not the record we expected from the defending World Champions coming off their long-awaited glory in 2016, but considering how terrible the rest Continue reading The Next 100 Games
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?
The day after former Chicago Cubs outfielder Dexter Fowler got his ring and a deservedly warm ovation, his former team got another win and clinched the series with a couple of very key plays. First, here’s Jon Lester actually throwing to first base and picking off a runner! Your browser Continue reading Large Adult Son Keeps Cubs Winning Streak Alive (UPDATE: To a Record, Too! VIDEOS)
The Cubs aren’t playing well. Nobody is going to say anything different. It’s actually pretty obvious. And there is no question that is the single biggest contributing factor to their slow start, sitting just one game above .500 through 49 games. Some key offensive contributors haven’t produced like they’re capable. Continue reading Early Season Schedule Not Cutting Struggling Cubs Any Breaks
As the Chicago Cubs get back on the winning track, it’s time for another episode of the Dreamcast. In this edition, we talk about: Baseball, family, and the Cubs with Rich D’Anna, our benefactor and resident minstrel; Opening up a Cubs SportsCrate with the boy and being slightly underwhelmed; Cubs Continue reading Dreamcast 9: It Was More Than Just a Game
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
I admit it, I’m a Chicago Cubs homer. But it’s easy to root for this team, especially since they’re built so well at every position. Sure, they’re not firing on all cylinders YET, but we’re barely into May and there are plenty of games left for the Cubs to find Continue reading May the Odds Ever Be In Your Favor