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 […]
Lucky number 13. Yeti speaks. Fork waxes nostalgic about growing up in the 40s. Oleg has goddamn sunshine coming out his ass.
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 […]