Tag Archives: Chicago Cubs

Is it time for Maddon to go back batting the pitcher 8th?

The Cubs are back to their streaky selves when it comes to offense. I’m not going to throw a lot of numbers at you but over the last 9 games or so, they have scored under 3 runs in each … Continue reading

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Cubs go “All in” on Darvish

The news broke Saturday afternoon that the Cubs signed free agent pitch Yu Darvish to a $150 million dollar deal for 6 years ($126m plus incentives). I instantly wonder, “Why not Arrieta?*” At least we know Jake. We know his … Continue reading

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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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Quintana helps Cubs bring back that “lovin’ feeling”

The Righteous Brothers couldn’t have sung it any better. With the Quintana 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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