Chicago Cubs Need a Cross-Town Trade

Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox

Over the years there have been some interesting trades between the cross-town rivals.  In 1992 the Chicago Cubs received Sammy Sosa from the Chicago White Sox for George Bell.  In 1973, as part of a multi-player deal, the Cubs received […]

Chicago Cubs Closer Carlos Marmol: 100% Effective, 50% of the Time

Carlos Marmol: 100% Effective, 50% of the Time

I would argue that Carols Marmol is the most exciting pitcher in all of baseball. The Chicago Cubs closer is always baffling either the hitters or the fans. When Marmol’s slider is working, there is no pitcher more feared. Hitters […]

Chicago Cubs Facing Home Run Shortage in 2013?

Chicago Cubs: Home Run Shortage in 2013?

The Chicago Cubs have a shortage of power hitters on the roster for 2013. In 2012, the Cubs only had four players reach double digits in home runs: Alfonso Soriano led the Cubs with 32 home runs, Bryan LaHair had […]

Chicago Cubs: Leave Wrigley Field Alone!

Chicago Cubs: Leave Wrigley Field Alone!

Can the Chicago Cubs update Wrigley Field without destroying the history behind the greatest ballpark Major League Baseball has ever known? Change might be what Cubs fans fear most. Take a good look at us: we haven’t won for more […]

Chicago Cubs: Welington Castillo, the catcher of the future?

Chicago Cubs: Welington Castillo, the catcher of our future?

Chicago Cubs catcher Welington Castillo is coming up on his 26th birthday and for the first time in his career, he will be in charge of a Major League pitching staff on opening day. Castillo comes into 2013 with 63 […]

Why Don’t the Chicago Cubs Spend Money on Some Pitching?

Theo_Epstein_Chicago_Cubs_President_Baseball_Operations

What if the Chicago Cubs had an unlimited budget to go out and get a top-notch pitching staff?  Who would they want as the five starters?  Well, if I had any say in the matter- this is who I would […]

Chicago Cubs: Another Cold Start at Wrigley?

Chicago Cubs: Another Cold Start at Wrigley?

Will cold temperatures in April cause another cold start to the Chicago Cubs season?  The team will be coming off two months of mid 70’s at HoHoKam Park in Mesa, AZ.  They will be used to short sleeves, sunburns, and […]

Chicago Cubs: 2013 Final Standing Prediction

Wrigley Field Scoreboard

I would love to tell you that the Chicago Cubs will contend in 2013, but it is far more realistic that they will fall out of the race by the end of April.  The Cubs failed to sign any dominant […]

Chicago Cubs: All-Time Best Players by Position

Chicago Cubs: All-Time Best Players by Position

Chicago Cubs Pitchers: How much are they worth?

Jeff Samardzija - Chicago Cubs

Unfortunately, the Chicago Cubs pitching staff will be an adventure again this year.  The starting rotation should include five of the following six pitchers; Jeff Samardzija, Travis Wood, Matt Garza, Scott Baker, Scott Feldman, and Edwin Jackson.  Given how poor […]

Chicago Cubs Fans: Do We Really Want to Win the World Series?

Chicago Cubs Logo Contest Wrigley Field

At first this may sound like a ridiculous question, but I wonder, what would happen if the Chicago Cubs won their first World Series in more than 100 years?   Cubs fans are a different breed.  We aren’t like New York […]

Starlin Castro – The Cornerstone of the Chicago Cubs

Starlin Castro – The Cornerstone of the Chicago Cubs

  This week MLB Network released their list of the “Top 10 Right Now: Shortstops.”  They ranked Starlin Castro as the 3rd best shortstop in baseball, behind only Jose Reyes and Troy Tulowitzki who took the top rank.  Starlin has made quite […]