The Journey Continues For a Former Cub

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Part of the problem with doing a podcast during the winter hot stove (or any hot stove for that matter) is that two hours after it’s posted, the news is already outdated because the New York Yankees decide to do something to increase their home run production: Source: Giancarlo Stanton Continue reading The Journey Continues For a Former Cub

The Cubs Are Probably Not Trading For Giancarlo Stanton

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The Miami Marlins are still being cheap as they switch ownership groups.  After dumping Dee Gordon and his salary onto the Seattle Mariners, who obviously also want some extra international money to throw at Shohei Ohtani, our eyes turn to Giancarlo Stanton, the big contract that is both desirable and Continue reading The Cubs Are Probably Not Trading For Giancarlo Stanton

Someday Giancarlo Stanton Will Escape Miami

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The Cubs are laying low for the time being in advance of the Winter Meetings and Friday’s contract tender announcements, and are likely going to be in on the Shohei Ohtani sweepstakes.  It’s hard to know when the first major domino will drop, as I believe most teams are trying Continue reading Someday Giancarlo Stanton Will Escape Miami

Tanaka may be off the table; who wants a shot at Samardzija?

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We’ve been on pins and needles ever since MLB and the Nippon Pro Baseball league ratified the new posting system; will the Rakuten Eagles post their prize pitcher, Masahiro Tanaka?  Tonight, we got what seemed to be the answer:   The owner of the Rakuten Eagles told @pgammo he doesn’t Continue reading Tanaka may be off the table; who wants a shot at Samardzija?

Screw the Winter Meetings, let’s just all go to Splash Mountain until the Rule 5 Draft starts

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With today’s monster Robinson Cano signing, sort of proving that Jay Z isn’t completely clueless, we’ve seen a conspicuously large number of free agent signings and huge trades happen over the past week or so and the Baseball Winter Meetings haven’t even started yet.  Check out the website, you can Continue reading Screw the Winter Meetings, let’s just all go to Splash Mountain until the Rule 5 Draft starts