Cubs’ Garza Scratched from Sunday’s Start Against Red Sox

Matt Garza will not take the mound Sunday night at Fenway Park in the series finale between the Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox. In yet another blow to an already ailing starting rotation, it was reported Saturday that Garza […]

What Does The 15-5 Drubbing in Boston Say About the 2011 Cubs?

Fans waited 93 years for this matchup—the Chicago Cubs against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. The two teams met in 2005 at Wrigley Field, but it’s been since the Babe Ruth days of the 1918 World Series since […]

How the Cubs’ Lineup Should Look Tonight at Fenway

The Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox are set to face off in a historic series at Fenway Park, the first meeting in Beantown since the 1918 World Series, all the way back when Babe Ruth was a pitcher and  […]

Five Things the Cubs Need to do to Turn Around the 2011 Season

The Chicago Cubs are scuffling. Before a win Wednesday night, they were a season-low six games under .500. It’s not like this was a team that people were pegging for World Series hopefuls, but at the same time, this 2011 […]

Point-Counterpoint: Quade Should Leave Starlin Castro Alone

At just 21 years old, Starlin Castro is the future of the Chicago Cubs. Fans young and old alike are drooling over this kid, and for good reason. He’s head and shoulders above normal 21-year-old ball players. My colleague, Brett […]

Is St. Louis Coming to Town the Boost the Cubs need?

The Chicago Cubs need a boost of some kind. At 15-18, the so-called “Loveable Losers” are in that sort of purgatory between not being good enough to truly challenge for first place and not being bad enough that anybody is […]

Is Darwin Barney the Best Story on the Cubs This Year?

He’s a bubble-gum chewing, baseball-smacking Portland phenomenon. Only, now, he’s in Chicago. Darwin Barney has instantly won over the hearts of Chicago Cubs fans around the country with his hustle, drive and child-like innocence. Chicago Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney […]

Are the Cubs the Worst Baserunning Team in Baseball?

The Chicago Cubs are struggling to score runs with any sort of consistency, but the one bright spot at the plate, especially lately, has been Alfonso Soriano. Except, he’s not not exactly a bright spot on the bases. Wednesday afternoon’s […]

Are the Cubs Giving Up on Carlos Pena Already?

During the offseason, the Chicago Cubs’ biggest splash in the free agency market was signing first baseman Carlos Pena to a one-year deal. At the time, nobody could be too upset by the deal. They didn’t really overpay (though some […]

On this day in Chicago Cubs history…

Andre “The Hawk” Dawson was one of the top players in Chicago Cubs history. He was a stud slugger and always gave it his all out in right field with a cannon for an arm, but creaky joints for knees. […]

What is Wrong with Ryan Dempster?

Heading into 2011, the Chicago Cubs were looking at Ryan Dempster as the ace of their starting rotation. There was even talk of him being the new face of the franchise, though, less than a month into the season, I […]

Did Jeff Samardzija Make the Right Career Choice in Choosing Baseball Over Football?

With the NFL Draft making headlines (and waves), I found myself looking at Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija a little bit differently. Everybody is arguing over who should be the No. 1 overall pick, or who each team should select […]