The New Cubs Benchwarmer

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In Thursday afternoon’s Chicago Cubs practice game, the regulars rested, but there were some implications for the guys who did play to entertain the crowd.  You see, the roster heading to St. Louis in April for the season opener is pretty much set, and on the position player side, there Continue reading The New Cubs Benchwarmer

The Cubs’ Bert Campaneris, Revisited

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The last time we had this Bert Campaneris poll, Chicago Cubs fans (and whoever else happened upon our neck of the internet) voted overwhelmingly for super-utility guru Javier Baez, who received 56% of the vote.  This is certainly deserved, as Javy has been involved in some of the most spectacular Continue reading The Cubs’ Bert Campaneris, Revisited

The Sustainable Juggernaut

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The Chicago Cubs blitzed through their first nine games without much trouble before suffering an uncharacteristically bad defeat against the Colorado Rockies on Friday afternoon.  They recovered nicely behind Jake Arrieta and some very loud offense on Saturday, which is what we expect in this part of the schedule.  Evan Continue reading The Sustainable Juggernaut