Top Ten List: Things to look forward to with ten days left until Opening Day

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  We are now slightly less than ten days away from Opening Day on April 5th, barring a rainout that we hope never comes.  I’m sure most of us miss baseball, and will need something to fill the void between the NCAA Men’s Basketball championship and whenever the NBA and Continue reading Top Ten List: Things to look forward to with ten days left until Opening Day

Top Ten List: First week done, what have we learned?

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When the action picks up (i.e. real baseball begins on April 5) then maybe the others will start blogging more, but in the meantime you’re stuck with me. The Cubs are now 5-4 in the Cactus League after their first week or so of spring training games.  We barely have Continue reading Top Ten List: First week done, what have we learned?

Top Ten List: Things to Look For As Spring Training Games Get Underway

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We’re in March!  And that means that meaningless baseball games are just around the corner.  They don’t count in the standings, but we’ll actually see real baseball players play a game that resembles baseball.  That’s better than nothing! Earlier, we published a list of things to keep in mind as Continue reading Top Ten List: Things to Look For As Spring Training Games Get Underway

Top Ten List: What’s on Jeff Samardzija’s Mind?

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Jeff Samardzija has turned into what we hope will be a capable relief pitcher, and has also expressed a desire to pitch in the starting rotation again.  We wish him the best with his baseball career, but in the meantime, let’s have a bit of fun at his expense.

Top Ten List: Things That Happened Since the Last Time We Blogged

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  I was busy most of the week trying to appease my boss (not Anno, the real one) so we haven’t done much in the way of blogging lately.  Not that there’s a whole lot out there to write about as spring training has barely started, and the stories being Continue reading Top Ten List: Things That Happened Since the Last Time We Blogged

Ten things to keep in mind as spring training approaches

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I goofed a bit earlier but it’s not that big of a deal, as the Cubs will have pitchers and catchers reporting on Saturday and not Sunday.  I think I was thinking of their first workouts as the official start of spring training, but now we have one day less Continue reading Ten things to keep in mind as spring training approaches

Top Ten List: Where Should the Cubs Play in 2013 if This Rumor Turns Out to Be True?

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With the rumors leaking (and denied by the Cubs themselves) that the North Siders will squat in US Cellular Field for a season, the reception has been lukewarm at best.  While we think that this arrangement, should it turn out to be true, would benefit both teams and all fans Continue reading Top Ten List: Where Should the Cubs Play in 2013 if This Rumor Turns Out to Be True?

Top Ten List: Top Ten Whitney Houston Songs That Exemplify the Cubs

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Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock in the past hour or so, you’ve heard the sad news that legendary singer Whitney Houston is dead.  I grew up in the 1980s and that was during Whitney’s rise to fame and where most of her best music came from.  So with Continue reading Top Ten List: Top Ten Whitney Houston Songs That Exemplify the Cubs

The Top Eight Reasons Why Alfonso Soriano is the Devil

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  Since most people want to do nothing more than hate Alfonso Soriano, I have decided to take a page out of Rice Cube’s playbook and create a top 10 list of my own, except I am only giving you eight reasons. After all, I am sure most of you Continue reading The Top Eight Reasons Why Alfonso Soriano is the Devil

Top Ten List: Superhuman Feats I Want Tony Campana to Achieve in 2012

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Tony Campana is a pretty cool dude even though he can’t get the ball out of the infield most of the time.  But he’s super crazy fast, which I think the Cubs need to exploit.  While we’re waiting to see if the Cubs trade Matt Garza, sign some more random Continue reading Top Ten List: Superhuman Feats I Want Tony Campana to Achieve in 2012