Game 5 Recap: Reds 1, Cubs 0

Seriously?! Ever since the Cubs were eliminated by the Dodgers, we heard how important it was for them to get off to a good start in 2018. And throughout all of Spring Training, every player assured us that the team was focused on getting out of the gate the right way. It’s clear by now […]


Bryant, Boras, and the Turbulent Offseason

It’s the most wonderful time of the year to be Cubs obsessed 24/7. But if you’ve been following Spring Training news that takes place outside of ballparks named after a toilet (“Steinbrenner Field?” “No, the other one…”), you’ve most likely heard about the situation involving Ronald Acuña and the Atlanta Braves. The 20-year-old phenom tore […]


Could Free Agency Be the New Market Inefficiency for the Cubs?

One of the nice things about rooting for a team with as checkered a history as the Cubs possess is that it gives us a never-ending series of metaphors to describe the baseball winter of 2017-18. For instance… This slothful offseason has been like watching Hector Villanueva leg out a triple. The hot stove has […]