Does Chicago Even Care About the Cubs Right Now?

Normally, the Chicago Cubs are able to sell out Wrigley Field, even amidst a last-place season. It’s usually not a question of whether the game will be sold out, it’s just a matter of how fast the tickets go. This […]

Is Carlos Marmol the Best Closer in Baseball Right Now?

Amidst all the issues with closing pitchers around Major League Baseball right now, I think it’s safe to say that Carlos Marmol is one of the best closers in the game right now. But is he the best? The cream […]

What is With All These Odd Injuries in Major League Baseball?

The New York Yankees announced a couple of days ago that Phil Hughes would be going on the disabled list with a “dead arm.” This comes right after the Minnesota Twins placed Joe Mauer on the DL with “sore legs.” […]

Should the Cubs keep Starlin Castro in the Leadoff Spot?

Heading into the season, the leadoff spot was an area of question for the Chicago Cubs. Manager Mike Quade had several options–he could put Tyler Colvin there. Or he could go with Starlin Castro. Or Kosuke Fukudome. Or Jeff Baker. […]

Bullpen Day a Disaster for Cubs

With 40 percent of their rotation on the shelf with arm injuries, the Chicago Cubs were forced to use Tuesday’s game in Houston as a bullpen day. James Russell made his first career start, but since he hasn’t been stretched […]

Ryan Dempster is Back…sort of

Before the season started, there was much talk of Ryan Dempster as the new face of the Chicago Cubs. He was named the Opening Day starter and after the injuries to the Cubs’ rotation, the team was counting on him […]

Mike Quade Manages Cubs out of Potential Comeback

Former Cub Casey McGehee gave the Milwaukee Brewers a 6-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs with a go-ahead homer off Kerry Wood in the eighth, but that wasn’t the only disappointment on the day for Cubs fans. Marlon Byrd led […]

Ozzie: Manny Won’t be the Last Player to get Busted for PEDs

After Manny Ramirez’ surprise retirement Friday, Major League Baseball again has to worry about performance-enhancing drugs tarnishing the good name of the game. Manny was faced with the choice of either taking a 100-game suspension after getting busted for violating […]

Should the Cubs Move Alfonso Soriano to Second Base?

I know this thought has been brought up before, but bear with me here for a second. The Chicago Cubs should move Alfonso Soriano to second base. The Cubs are currently sitting at 3-3, an even .500. While that’s not […]

Chicago Cubs’ Rotation Takes a Major Hit with Wells, Cashner Injuries

Just like that, the Chicago Cubs may be wanting Carlos Silva back. We’re only five games into the 2011 season and the Cubs already have two starting pitchers heading to the Disabled List. No. 4 starter Randy Wells (strained forearm) […]

Why Didn’t the Cubs Look at Mark Grace for the Radio Job?

To say Ron Santo’s death was tragic doesn’t quite cover it for Cubs fans. There is a definite hole in my heart knowing we will experience Chicago Cubs baseball this year without the biggest Cubs fan in all the land. […]

Chicago Cubs’ Starlin Castro Named NL Player of the Week

Starlin Castro began the 2011 season on an absolute tear and has been rewarded with the National League Player of the Week honor after the season’s first week…even though that week lasted just three games. The young Chicago Cubs phenom […]