Now that we’ve had a sleep to digest what happened in the second winnable game of the NLDS, let’s step back and see what we can do about the disappointment on Saturday night. After all, nothing screams fandom like hastily drawn narratives and knee-jerk overreactions. Shall we begin? The Offense Continue reading The Morning After: Mitigating the Cubs Narrative
In this edition of the Dreamcast, Anno had to do laundry while we recorded and Rice forgot to turn off his very loud fan, so we apologize in advance if you hear any loose change or strange noises that seem like we’re battling cyborg dragons. We talked a bit about Continue reading Dreamcast 15: #WeAreGood
Once upon a time, before the Chicago Cubs could be considered “good,” I wrote something about how we as Cubs fans will be able to strut our stuff and celebrate baseball’s ultimate prize. It wouldn’t have been fitting for our favorite squad to do this the easy way, so of Continue reading Cubs Silence the Haters Forever
Thanks to Joe for starting this up for us, although we unfortunately couldn’t get it posted in time for it to be relevant. So I’m just modifying this a bit to catch you up on one of the most exciting times for Chicago Cubs fans in LITERALLY ALL OUR LIFETIMES. Continue reading NLCS Recap: HOLY SHIT CUBS
After what can only be described as two simply great games to start the National League Championship Series, the headlines are not really what you would expect. You would think Miguel Montero’s go ahead grand slam in the eighth inning of game one, or the pitching dominating game two, the Continue reading NLCS: Can We PLEASE Just Enjoy the Series?
It’s no secret that the Chicago Cubs, despite actually being a good team and having a good record, are struggling. I’ve grown tired of having to talk people off the ledge, so I’m not going to bother much anymore because it’s not worth it. I mean, it’s not like the Continue reading The One-Run Game
Don’t write about Starlin Castro. It is a simple rule that I’ve broken now in consecutive days. The reason I have this rule is best described by Sahadev Sharma over a week ago. Never tweet about Castro, because any side you’re on with him, Twitter is annoying. Leading me to Continue reading The Everlasting Starlin Castro Narrative
The Chicago Cubs did not win today. Against Johnny Cueto, who is a huge trade target this summer, you kind of expected that to be the case, especially with Jason Hammel struggling. But this was the reason why the Cubs lost in extras and not to Cueto himself: Your browser Continue reading Starlin Castro Temporarily Shuts Down the Narrative