With Free Agency Underway, Let’s Make Our Wish List

Hot Stove

The offseason is here, and as of midnight last night, free agency is officially underway. Teams have submitted their qualifying offer of $15.8 Million to their pending free agents, as you know the lone player to receive this offer from the Chicago Cubs was centerfielder Dexter Fowler. In all likelihood, Continue reading

Center Field and Depth Figure to Dominate Cubs Positional Off-Season

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Although the Cubs enter the off-season with much more stability in the field than they do on the mound, they do enter the off-season with some questions that need answering.  Those questions, though, were mitigated by the 2015 performance of a handful of rookies and the emergence of Anthony Rizzo Continue reading

Amidst Uncertainty, Cubs Not Without Starting Options

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Theo Epstein said it explicitly.  The Cubs are going to seek to add to their starting rotation.  And that makes sense for a lot of reasons.  The biggest reason is that there is no way in the world that they can go into the 2016 season and have the possibility Continue reading

Baseball into November, Cubs Still Working

From one of the Cubs' Instagrams, I'm sure.

It’s been an insane school year so far, with budget cuts and the science department shrinking from five teachers to just three to cover our four grade levels.  That meant that I had to take care of four different science electives, which, much to the chagrin of my entire family, Continue reading

With Season Over, Off-Season Moves Coming Fast

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With the 2015 season coming to an abrupt end at the hands of the New York Mets, now is as good a time as any to look ahead to the off-season.  After all, it’s getting close to the end of October and there are a lot of key decisions to Continue reading

The Aftermath: NLCS Game 1, Cubs Come Up Short


You know, the Chicago Cubs lost the first game last series, too.  That ended up okay.  Let’s hear what Joe Maddon had to say: Your browser does not support iframes. I didn’t watch the game because I don’t have cable, but I did listen to the radio and followed along Continue reading

That Felt Great!

NLCS Bound

Going into this year, if they were honest, most Chicago Cubs fans would have told you that they would have been happy with a .500 record after three years of crap. At 97 wins, the Cubs fans considered this a “bonus year” as they were assumed to have arrived into Continue reading

That was FUN

(AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

Hey kids!  The Chicago Cubs are leading the NLDS 2-1 over the Cardinals now!  On a night when Jake Arrieta wasn’t exactly at his best, the offense exploded for an 8-6 victory while holding back a late charge by the Cards.  In this victory, the Cubs set a new postseason Continue reading

Highlights from the first Cubs postseason win in a while (yes, it counts)

From Cubs.com

The Chicago Cubs have won their first postseason game since 2003.  It was a nice game to listen to on the radio (darn lack of cable) but thank goodness for highlights!  It’s too bad they didn’t embed the solid defensive plays, (there were more) but we got the fireworks… Kyle Continue reading

Dreamcast 50: Unlike Dan Haren, We’re Not Retiring Just Yet


It’s been a while (more than four months) since we’ve done one of these, but what an incredible four months it has been!  The Cubs, as you know, are heading to the playoffs, and with that we’re seeing fans talk about signs, make new music, and show a ton of Continue reading