A Different Brand of Frustration

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Let’s be very honest.  The 2018 version of the Chicago Cubs has been an early disappointment, and it’s been a mystery as to why they have been so inconsistent given how good they are supposed to be on paper.  However, we then look at teams like the Giants and Dodgers, Continue reading A Different Brand of Frustration

When to start panicking…

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Tonight I was watching the tail end of the Dodgers-Mets game.  Jordany Valdespin hit a walk-off grand slam to win it for the New Yorkers, and the only thing I was disappointed about was that he didn’t try to square to bunt for a squeeze play and then get hit Continue reading When to start panicking…

The Trial of the Manager

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We’re going to pretend that it’s okay to panic about 10% of the season right now and talk a bit about the manager and what he brings to a rebuilding club. As you know from the previous poll, the 2013 Cubs, who have only played 17 games so far and Continue reading The Trial of the Manager