Look, that was a pathetic performance in game 2. Kershaw this, Kershaw that, I don’t care. As good a pitcher as Kershaw is, he’s no more dangerous than the combination of hitters in the Cubs’ lineup. And that’s what makes guys like him so tough to beat. They beat you before you step in the
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
Hailing from Bainbridge, Georgia, a small riverside city just north of the Florida-Georgia line, David Ross had his lunch-pail mentality instilled early. However, during those formative years, it was also quite clear that this guy was gifted athletically. Opting for a non-traditional high school experience, Ross gained the exposure needed to catch the eyes of
I know most of you are probably thinking this is a no-brainer. That the next thing on the Cubs’ radar is the playoffs. That the 18 remaining days, during which the Cubs play 17 times, can kind of get glossed over. I’m here to tell you that is the formula for some terrible playoff mojo.
At 34-14, the 2016 Cubs are closing in on their 50th game of the season. We’ve seen torrid run after torrid run, interrupted only by a couple short dry spells with the bats. At times, the 2016 Cubs are like a modern day murderers row. They rip off five, and six, and seven run innings
Before the season started I placed some lofty expectations on Javier Baez. I think he’s one of the most exciting young guys coming into the bigs, and I think this is the year for him to break out. So far, Baez has lived up to those expectations, displaying versatility in the field, creativity on the base paths,
You’re damn right we’re excited! Here’s a great hype video from the guys over at Sports Mockery, enjoy!