Game 6 Recap: Cubs 8, Brewers 0

There’s something about rain delays. Everybody knows the story of the Cubs rallying to win the World Series after a 17-minute rain delay and some inspiring words from Jason Heyward during a player’s only meeting. It’s one of the more overplayed narratives of Cubs 2016 World Series lore, and even inspired an NBC documentary called […]


Willson Contreras Believes What He Says

Two Fridays ago at the annual Cubs Convention, Willson Contreras made headlines when he brashly prophesied, “I know I’m going to be better than [Yadier Molina and Buster Posey]. That’s my plan. That’s my [mindset].” In other sports, such unabashed declarations of confidence in one’s own abilities are accepted, even lauded. But the traditionalist world of […]