The Chicago Cubs finally decided to (reportedly, anyway) sign Yu Darvish, so friend of the blog Dabynsky joined WSD to talk shop… How Yu makes the Cubs better The Cubs roster right before pitchers and catchers report Free agency freeze, MLBPA snafus, and the future of baseball Follow us: Anno Continue reading Dreamcast 33: Yu Got What I Need
Self-explanatory: .@ARizzo44’s got this. pic.twitter.com/aFX77LmnGb — MLB GIFS (@MLBGIFs) October 9, 2017 With the Cubs taking a 2-1 NLDS lead over the Washington Nationals, and possibly having clinched a berth in the NLCS by the time you listen to this episode, Anno and Rice get together to talk about… That Continue reading Dreamcast 25: Respect Me
We knew after the first couple games that the Chicago Cubs would be guaranteed to remain in first place after leaving Milwaukee. Thanks in part to the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Cubs can now also guarantee they will return to Wrigley Field in first place. And also thanks in part to Continue reading The Cubs Are Guaranteed to Come Home in First Place
For the series finale, while starter Jose Quintana probably threw way too many pitches to come anywhere close to Kerry Wood‘s shared strikeout record, he at least weathered an early storm with a quality start to allow the Cubs to work their magic to sweep the Pirates. The game was Continue reading A Nifty Night of Firsts For the First Place Cubs
As we watched Monday night’s game at Wrigley Field, and given that he’s played there in Addison Russell‘s absence (Addy is at Iowa on a rehab assignment right now), the Chicago Cubs have a potentially interesting problem brewing…do they put Addy back at his ideal position at short, or do Continue reading Javy and/or Addy?
The Chicago Cubs drafted Kris Bryant in the summer of 2013, and I’m pretty sure he’s been all that we’ve dreamed of and so much more. Of course, depending on who you talk to, Bryant might get even better, and he has even talked about this himself. Winning all kinds Continue reading The Kris Bryant Extension Watch
The Cubs Convention has ended, and with the Chicago Cubs having brought back most of their core World Series-winning roster, there wasn’t really much in the way of transactional news. That meant the Convention was mostly just Cubs fans feeling good about each other, getting the same news we already Continue reading The Chicago Cubs: True Hollywood Story
Today was a day that was 108 years in the making. A parade celebrating the Chicago Cubs World Series Championship! Can you tell the fans are excited to get into Grant Park? The gates to Grant Park are officially open! #cubsparade #Cubs pic.twitter.com/ubHkeYohwW — David Kaplan (@thekapman) November 4, 2016 Continue reading Welcome to the Cubs World Series Parade!
I recall, right after the Chicago Cubs clinched the World Series title, staying awake for almost two hours before I finally willed myself to sleep. I got up at the usual buttcrack of dawn to make it to school in time to do my teacherly duties, and it didn’t even Continue reading Cubs World Series: A Promise Delivered
After Tuesday night’s offensive fail, it was understandable that Cubs fans would be jumping off the ledges and portending doom for this overrated team. What fans, media, and everyone else kind of forgot was that this same team was the one that racked up 103 victories over the regular season, Continue reading NLCS Game 4: The Rumors of Cubs Demise Were Greatly Exaggerated