The WAY TOO EARLY Predicting a Cubs 2015 Starting Lineup


I know we are still in early December and the Winter Meetings are still underway, but I am a guy who loves playing around with rumors, making trades in my head [often bad ones] and constructing lineups when trades are Continue reading

Waiting for Spring

Winter Ball

Last night, and a little this morning, Chicago experienced the first real snow fall of the season. Sure, we had flurries already, but this time that damn white stuff stuck to the ground and people instantly forgot how to drive Continue reading

Joe Maddon Will Not Cure What Ails the Cubs

maddon intro

Removing ourselves from the pep rally¬†press conference introducing Joe Maddon as the new manager of the Cubs by a day, one thing remains true about this team…they’re not ready to compete as constructed. That shouldn’t be an insane statement. ¬†After Continue reading

Epstein- Any discussion of team starts with Anthony Rizzo


Many fans of the Chicago Cubs believe that the team needs to go out and find a veteran free agent to be the on field general, and to be their leader. Theo Epstein though disagrees with the fans in this Continue reading

The Future of Kyle Schwarber

Kyle Schwarber

As you should know by now, if you have been paying any attention to what we have been writing, yesterday, Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein met with a crowd of season ticket holders that the time to compete Continue reading

The Future of Addison Russell

Addison Russell

If you thought that super prospect Addison Russell was the future short stop for the Chicago Cubs, you might want to hold off on that thought. Yesterday, Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein told the crowd of season ticket Continue reading

For the Love of Starlin Castro


Starlin Castro was one of the featured names brought up by Theo Epstein when he spoke with the season ticket holders in a press conference talking about the future. When discussing the future (which includes a goal of competing for Continue reading

Bill Mueller Resigns as Cubs Hitting Coach


Last season, two of the Chicago Cubs most important hitters in the team’s rebuilding effort Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo had amazing bounce back years. Both returned to the form they were in 2012, both looking like (and picked to Continue reading

Guarded Optimism for 2015


Theo Epstein has been the President of Chicago Cubs Baseball Operations for the past three years, and Jed Hoyer has been his General Manager. In that time, the Cubs had a combined record of 180-286, which includes this years record Continue reading

It’s Okay to Get Excited


We all know how this goes! The Chicago Cubs bring up a new prospect and the fans go nuts. When Arismendy Alcantara got called up in early July, fans started celebrating deeming him to be the first great player of Continue reading