Today Joe Maddon gave Cubs fans some exciting news. This idea has been swirling around for a while now, but it’s started to get legs recently. I’ll be honest, I have my reservations. Nevertheless, Joe had this to say today: “Reports are good. He’s been doing everything — he’s been swinging the bat well, he’s
13 falls have come and gone since the last time the Cubs found themselves a game away from the World Series. Over that span, there hasn’t been much to smile about. And after coming so close, yet still being so far from realizing the goal of a National League Pennant, let alone a World Series,
Ahead of this evening’s NLDS Game 1 against the San Franciso Giants, the Chicago Cubs have announced their official roster. The only notable subtractions are Matt Szczur and Jason Hammel. The rest is as follows: CATCHERS: Willson Contreras, Miguel Montero, David Ross INFIELDERS: Javier Baez, Kris Bryant, Tommy La Stella, Anthony Rizzo, Addison Russell, Ben
ESPN —“The last time the Cubs won a World Series, Theodore Roosevelt was president, and the last time they played in a World Series was the year (1945) in which Franklin D. Roosevelt died in office. Cubs fans can only hope they return before having to wait for another Roosevelt in the White House.” So
Chicagoans have heard it before, and they’re about to hear it again: “don’t mean a thing without the ring.” First coined by the ’96 Bulls, this is the mentality that this squad needs to keep front and center in order to avoid the same fate as the 2016 Golden State Warriors, who set the NBA
During last week’s Presidential debate, twitter was just as lively as one would expect. Filled with jabs and rebukes on both ends of the spectrum. But one man in particular seemed to take a little more flack than he may have deserved. That man was none other than our soon-to-be NLDS game 1 starter, Mr.
The Cubs have reaquired outfielder Chris Coghlan, just a few months after trading the former NL Rookie of the Year to Oakland. In return, the Cubs part ways with Arismendy Alcantara. This looks to be a smart move for Chicago, considering the way left field has thinned out with Soler and Schwarber out. But what’s really
The Cubs’ bullpen has been steady this year, thanks in large part to the addition of right-hander Adam Warren. Warren had previously been a member of the Yankees’ staff, before being traded as a key part of the Starlin Castro deal. While in New York, Warren was part of one of baseball’s most prolific bullpens.
I awoke this morning to find a Dave Schoenfield article alleging that there is a case to be made for Jake Arrieta having Hall of Fame potential. The way that sentence reads may already point to my skepticism; and though I think the world of the Cubs’ ace, let me explain why this completely and