Tag Archives: Chicago Cubs

Your Sports “What If”

The question came up on AM 1000 (ESPN Radio) here in Chicago about Derrick Rose; specifically, what do you think about him/would you want him back? My first reaction was ‘hell no’. Then I started thinking about all the moves … Continue reading

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Cubs fans need to ‘chill out’

I saw an article come across the Twitter. It said something to the effect that Cubs fans were really upset, and used some bad language on the reddit. I purposely avoid sites like that because they are basically spaces for … Continue reading

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The reality of the 2018 Cubs

2018 kind of ended with a solid ‘thud’ for the 2018 Chicago Cubs. Coming off 3 straight trips to the National League Championship Series (NLDS), there were expectations to get to another World Series. After leading their division for the … Continue reading

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Talk of Maddon losing his job is…Ludicrous

A bizarre story broke on Monday that insinuated Joe Maddon’s job “may be in jeopardy” if he doesn’t take the team deep into the playoffs. At first I laughed, but then I was a little PO’ed. How could you even … Continue reading

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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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