The Chicago Cubs have been on…dare I say it?…a bit of a roll lately. They rode a streak of winning three straight series into Pittsburgh to face the Pirates for a three game set. The Pirates have been every team’s punching bag this season, and the Cubs came in with their hands wrapped and ready […]
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Another exciting Krausencast. This one was as much about the Negro Leaguers playing in the Dominican as much as the current Cubs, which makes for a much better listen.
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, […]
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 […]