Today as Chicagoans look at the mounds of snow that are everywhere, that first harbinger of spring – pitchers and catchers – appears in Arizona. The Cubs have been tying up their loose ends with some signings being announced or confirmed this morning – reliever Brandon Workman has been signed to a major league contract, […]
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Today the Chicago Cubs announced what everyone had been expecting all along, President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein would be stepping down from his role, and General Manager Jed Hoyer would take over in Epstein’s role. The other thing that wouldn’t come as a shock would be Jason McLeod, who has been SVP of Player […]
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 […]
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 […]