Road to Opening Day: #24


The Cubs put a ton of guys on and still couldn’t score even one run today.  Bad luck, bad execution, but again…just spring training.  At least Travis Wood pitched well:   Final from Goodyear: #Indians 1, #Cubs 0. Rizzo had Continue reading

Road to Opening Day: #44


We’re doing a countdown of “sleeps” until the first official Cubs game of the year in Pittsburgh.  You can check out the lineup here.  Only a month and a half to go! The Wonderful Mr. Rizzo One of the biggest Continue reading



The Winter Meetings are over, the fellow blogsfolk are dispersed and busy, and I’m missing baseball a ton.  We’re about two months and change from pitchers and catchers reporting, which is great, but that’s still two months before quasi-meaningful baseball Continue reading

End of Spring Training Minor League Report


With opening day just two days away for several teams in the farm system, the Chicago Cubs enter the new season with the same farm they left 2012 with, not trading for any big-time prospects or trading any others away. Continue reading

What was YOUR favorite game to be at in person?


I thought it would be fun to get a little interaction from you, the readers here on the board!  Sure the “likes” and “retweets” are awesome, but I thought it would be awesome to hear some of YOUR stories!  You Continue reading

Twittergate Strikes Again, Gives Cubs Hope Prematurely on Ryu


Once again, the world of Twitter strikes hope in the hearts of the fans of the Chicago Cubs. First we had the early Twitter reports of a trade of Ryan Dempster to the Braves, which turned out to be premature. Continue reading

Another Cubs Trade That Wasn’t or Twitter is the Devil


Things like this could only happen to the Chicago Cubs. In fact, things like this have only happened to the Cubs. If I wasn’t so dead set in my belief that there was no such things as curses, jinxes, hexes Continue reading

The 2012 Cubs Were Very Bad, But I Will Miss Cubs Games


Going into the season we knew that this season would be a tough one to watch, as the Chicago Cubs would be fielding a bad team. In fact, we pretty much knew that the Cubs would be fielding one of Continue reading

Deadline Overview


The Cubs were busy at the trade deadline as many predicted.  They made 3 trades which saw 2 starting pitchers and 2 position players moved from Chicago.  In return the Cubs added five prospects of varying ability levels.  The following Continue reading

WSD Post-Deadline Top 13 Prospects List


First a quick recap of moves that went down the past two days: LHP Paul Maholm (Chicago) + OF Reed Johnson (Chicago) + Cash to Atlanta for RHP Arodys Vizcaino (Unassigned) + RHP Jaye Chapman (AAA Gwinnett) C Geovany Soto Continue reading