Tonight the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians finished their season series at Wrigley Field. The Cubs sent Jon Lester to the hill, while the Tribe countered with Aaron Civale. How did it go? The Indians did everything in their power to giftwrap this game for the Cubs until Javier Baez hit a bases-loaded single in […]
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The Chicago Cubs began a three game road trip to Milwaukee with a pitching matchup featuring burly lefthander Jon Lester for the visitors against burly righthander Brandon Woodruff for the home team. How did it go? The Cubs should have filled the sunflower seed bucket with sugarless candy so they could get some runs, since […]
Yu Darvish struggled through a 3 run first inning and that was enough. Put this one to bed and get ’em next time. The Good Of course Darvish was still awesome. He threw 98 pitches in his 6 innings on the mound. He struck out 9. 65 of his 98 pitches were strikes. Darvish didn’t […]
We talk about a not very fun series. It was also the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues. We probably should have just done a whole episode on that.
Morans talking. Please do not put your podcast speaker near your frozen food.
The Chicago Cubs went into Cincinnati to face the Reds with the knowledge that the Reds have had players miss games over the weekend due to being COVID-19 symptomatic, as well as the debacle that is the Miami Marlins’ 14 positive tests, to begin a four game series. Was it wise to play tonight? Probably […]
As mentioned earlier today in this condemned tenement of a baseball blog, tonight’s Cubs intrasquad game in Wrigley Field would be broadcast on Marquee, and lo and behold it was. The park was empty, other than some players, coaches and staff milling around the stands, Len & JD in the booth, and the PA and […]
After being completely quiet in the offseason the Cubs have finally started to make some moves to restructure their bullpen leading into spring training. Last Friday hours before the 2020 Cubs Convention kicked off for the weekend. the Cubs worked out a deal with the Dodgers in which the Cubs acquired right-handed pitcher Casey Sadler, […]
The 2019 Chicago Cubs bullpen was, in a word, ungood. According to Fangraphs, they were the 20th ranked pen in baseball. They blew 28 out of 66 save opportunities on the year, and their 1.35 WHIP was good for 16th in baseball. In other words, ick. So it certainly appears that a housecleaning would be […]