So, about those greedy baseball players…

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They finally did release the Razzie “winners,” which are traditionally announced the night before the Oscar winners get their spotlight.  As expected, the “winners” were as bad as advertised, not that I watched any of the movies.  Except Fantastic Four, but I hate-watched it.  Grrr. There is yet another “winner” Continue reading So, about those greedy baseball players…

What About Javy? (UPDATE: Broken finger, hoping for 6-week recovery)

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This may change, of course, but re: one Javier Baez… And yes-Javier Baez is here. #Cubs #PCL #MiLB — Tommy Birch (@TommyBirch) June 7, 2015 This is exciting news for everyone who currently hates Jonathan Herrera, and also a nice alternate to the still-getting-back-to-form Arismendy Alcantara.  As you may know Continue reading What About Javy? (UPDATE: Broken finger, hoping for 6-week recovery)

Baez, Bryant Show Cubs Committed to Present and Future

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Mark the date down.  March 30, 2015.  It should be known as a transformational day in Cubs history.  For the first time in what seems like forever, the Cubs are simultaneously focused on winning right now…and in the future.  The days of selling out to make a single effort to Continue reading Baez, Bryant Show Cubs Committed to Present and Future

What does Kris Bryant have to work on now?

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Kris Bryant exited today’s game after the fifth inning, but before he was done for the day, he did stuff: Your browser does not support iframes. Note that this is a legitimate pitcher in Felix Hernandez! Bryant hit another homer later and the response across the Cubs universe was pretty Continue reading What does Kris Bryant have to work on now?

Scott Boras spins the narrative

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Once upon a time there was a player agent, and his name was Scott Boras.  His legend swept through the land as he continued getting aging superstars massively overpaid and represented young up-and-comers to lucrative arbitration deals.  His legend persists today as he continues to dominate the market despite long Continue reading Scott Boras spins the narrative

Kris Bryant Day Will Come

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It’s “spring” (even though it’s so cold outside we could start using the Kelvin scale without scoffing) and that means we’ve got our latest rounds of Kris Bryant pontification:   What are Bryant’s chances of making #Cubs on Opening Day? Theo: “Anyone in camp can make the team” — Carrie Continue reading Kris Bryant Day Will Come