Who can forget those halcyon days when the Chicago Cubs swept the New York Mets, and it looked like the ship was righted as the Cubs reached .500? It’s hard to believe that was a mere 19 days ago. Since then, the Cubs have hosted the Milwaukee Brewers before travelling to Atlanta and Cincinnati, losing […]
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Remember when the Cubs won a series? Yeah, it was the first one of the year. The Cubs haven’t won one since, and they’ve now slipped into last place 10% of the way through the season. The Atlanta Braves came into Wrigley Field in pretty banged up shape. During Friday’s game they lost Ozzie Albies […]
As Sunday’s game between the Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates was winding to a close with a 7-1 Pirates win, Pat Hughes was on the radio saying the Cubs were losing 2 of 3 to the “lowly Pittsburgh Pirates”. Don’t look now, Pat…the Cubs are pretty damn lowly themselves. After the Cubs returned the favor […]
After doing what they should have done in taking two of three from the Pirates at home, the Cubs welcomed the Milwaukee Brewers into Wrigley Field for a three game set. And when I say “welcome”, I mean they were hosts of such grace and accommodation that they made Martha Stewart look like Strother Martin […]
Opening Day has come at last. A day of rebirth, of renewal. Especially this year, when fans will return to ballparks and stadia for the first time since 2019, save the postseason in Texas last season. The beer is a little colder, the hot dogs a little tastier. It’s more of a harbinger of spring […]
Baseball season is upon us. The ass-wholes dive into such riveting topics as, “Who is the Jimmy Butthole of the 2021 Cubs?” It gets worse from there.
With a week to go until Opening Day, Cubs manager David Ross is faced with some tough decisions in choosing the 26 players that will break camp with the big club. Let’s take a quick gander where things stand: CATCHER: I took the easy one first. With Austin Romine still hurt, Willson Contreras will start […]