Lucky number 13. Yeti speaks. Fork waxes nostalgic about growing up in the 40s. Oleg has goddamn sunshine coming out his ass.
Tag: Nico Hoerner
Morans shitting all over Cleveland and St Louis. We also shittalk the Rickettses. But, we like Nico and Quintana. So all is well.
This is probably needless to say but this whole season is and will continue to be an exercise in Small Sample Size Theater. It’s best that we just get used to it now to save us all a lot of typing. Stats below courtesy of Fangraphs. The Cubs have now completed roughly 20% of their […]
After last night’s game in Cincinnati was postponed – one of the few to be postponed by rain rather than COVID-19 – Yu Darvish got to face the Pittsburgh Pirates instead of the Reds, which is extraordinarily good luck. Pittsburgh was in town tonight for the first of three games to face the Cubs. How […]
Today the Chicago Cubs and Milwaukee Brewers squared off in the molcajete that was Wrigley Field with the wind howling out. With Tyler Chatwood squaring off against Freddy Peralta, it looked like it was going to be a slugfest with each team getting near to or over 10 runs. Looks like only the Cubs got […]
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 […]
Nobody was able to watch Spring Training games on Saturday, as the White Sox were rained out and the Cubs were on the Marquee Network. Sorry, Cub fans…you missed out on the inaugural Ryan Dempster Harry Caray imitation. On Sunday, the White Sox had to be encouraged by Dylan Cease’s outing, going two innings, allowing […]
Cubs manager David Ross (yeah, that still sounds weird) confirmed that Kris Bryant will be the Cubs’ leadoff hitter to start the 2020 season. He didn’t dance around the issue, saying it made sense to him to have his best hitter getting the most at bats. Of course, having a leadoff hitter whose worst on […]
Two rookies will be playing their trade in Chicago this year as second basemen for their respective teams. The similarities are staggering. Let’s take a look: All Pac-12 team in 2018 2018 first round pick Both solid fielders with high bat-to-ball skills and occasional power One’s Nick, the other is Nico Yeah, we’re talking about […]