Tag Archives: Chicago Cubs

Does Joe Maddon put too much pressure on his starting pitchers?

I started to think about this after the Cubs were unmercifully bounced from the NLCS. One of my pet peeves–maybe my only pet peeve about Joe is his “quick hook” on starting pitchers. It mostly happened with Kyle Hendricks in … Continue reading

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Don’t cry for the Cubs

The 2017 campaign has ended for the Chicago Cubs with an 11-1 pounding from the World Series bound LA Dodgers. It was an up and down year for the Cubbies, who played their best ball after the All-Star break. Sadly, … Continue reading

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Cubs looking ‘scary’ before Halloween

Scary good, that is. The defending World Series Champions are looking lean, and mean as they wrap up the 2017 regular season. Fresh off taking 3 of 4 games from the trailing Milwaukee Brewers, the Cubs pounded the St. Louis … Continue reading

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Contreras helps Cubs bring back that “lovin’ feeling”

The Righteous Brothers couldn’t have sung it any better. With the Contreras trade, and a sweep vs the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards, that ‘lovin’ feeling’ seems to have returned. The Cubs put up an impressive 7-0 lead or better … Continue reading

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SportsBard Weekly

Lots of stuff happened over the last week. The Cubs are in the World Series, the Bears are still struggling, and Hearthstone is still a really fun game! Let’s see what happened shall we? Right the wrong, Panthers– Rae Carruth’s … Continue reading

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Kyle Schwarber joins Cubs in Cleveland for World Series

The 2016 season began ominously when left fielder Kyle Schwarber collided with center fielder Dexter Fowler. Kyle seemed to take the worst of it as he rolled over and stayed down. The Cubs would go on to a 25-6 record … Continue reading

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Cubs make it back to World Series for the first time since 1945

People told me this day would come. I cautiously believed them. When the Cubs hired Joe Maddon back in 2014, I cried. I knew it was a huge step in the right direction. 2015 was a magical season. The Cubs … Continue reading

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