Chicago Cubs’ Nate Schierholtz Needs More At-Bats Against Southpaws

Nate Schierholtz Chicago Cubs

Few things have gone right for the 2013 Chicago Cubs. With a 5-13 record, the Cubs couldn’t make it out of Apr. before they became contenders for the No. 1 pick in the 2014 MLB June Draft. It’s frustrating because […]

Demoting Starlin Castro, Anthony Rizzo Would Make No Sense for Chicago Cubs

Chicago Cubs Demote Anthony Rizzo Starlin Castro

It’s official—after 17 games into his second season as manager of the Chicago Cubs, Dale Sveum has started to go insane. Can’t blame him. He kept his sanity longer than Mike Quade. Demote Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo to Triple-A […]

8 Unearned Runs a Sign of Lost Hope for Chicago Cubs, 2013 MLB Season

Chicaog Cubs Lost Hope

It’s only Apr. 21. Yet, self-inflicted wounds have all-but-destroyed any hope for a positively surprising 2013 MLB season from the Chicago Cubs. From Apr. 19-21, the Milwaukee Brewers completed a three-game sweep of the Cubs. The Brewers scored a combined […]

5-11 Start More than Lack of Talent from Chicago Cubs

Chicago Cubs Rookie Ball Defense

  Almost one-tenth of the 2013 MLB season has been completed. For the Chicago Cubs, they’ve gotten off to a 5-11 start. Most fans knew that this team wasn’t going anywhere. What’s frustrating isn’t the losses; it’s the way they’re […]

Chicago Cubs Probable Pitchers: at Milwaukee Brewers, Apr. 19-21


Kyuji Fujikawa, Chicago Cubs Pitchers at Risk with Negligence toward Injuries

Kyuji Fujikawa Chicago Cubs Negligence

Letting a player pitch through elbow pain? One would think that the Chicago Cubs would understand not to do this with any type of arm injury. Look back at their history with Mark Prior and Kerry Wood. Consider the last […]

Left-Handed Pitchers Continue to Dominate Chicago Cubs in 2013

Chicago Cubs Southpaws Left Handed Pitchers APR17

Maybe it’s time for the Chicago Cubs to eliminate that bunting competition that they do in spring training. Instead, they can shift their focus on a competition that includes hitting left-handed pitchers. Can someone ask the video assistant whether he […]

Chicago Cubs Probable Pitchers: Texas Rangers, Apr. 15-17


Kevin Gregg Is Back on the Payroll of the Chicago Cubs Organization

Kevin Gregg Chicago Cubs WHY?

I can’t help but think that I’m partially to blame for the recent reunion between the Chicago Cubs and Kevin Gregg. On Apr. 12, I wrote an article titled “Despite Win, Chicago Cubs’ Closer Concerns Remain with Kyuji Fujikawa.” Here […]

Chicago Cubs’ Alfonso Soriano Hasn’t Enjoyed a Fast Start in April 2013

Alfonso Soriano Chicago Cubs No Fast Start

Let’s start with some comments that Chicago Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano made just days before the 2013 MLB season started. According to Carrie Muskat from, Soriano emphasized the importance of a fast start: “…I think if we have a […]

Matt Garza, Scott Baker Injuries Have Helped Chicago Cubs in April

Matt Garza Scott Baker Injuries Help Chicago Cubs

10 games have been completed in the 2013 MLB season. For the Chicago Cubs, that means that each starting pitcher has had two turns. Three pitchers have looked very strong, one pitcher has looked very shaky and another pitcher looks […]

Despite Win, Chicago Cubs’ Closer Concerns Remain with Kyuji Fujikawa

Kyuji Fujikawa 1st Blown Save Chicago Cubs

Welcome to the Chicago Cubs, Carlos Villanueva. Are you thinking about those two no-decisions? Get used to that. After his first two appearances, Villanueva surrendered one earned run in 14 innings. His latest gem came when he pitched 7.1 shutout […]