Game 83 Recap: Rays 6, Cubs 5

Things were lining up perfectly today for the easiest recap intro in the history of Baseball Prospectus: Cubs declare independence from .500 mark. It was almost too perfect. And then the Cubs went and declared independence in the wrong direction. It was like fighting the Revolutionary War only to declare “Wannabe” our National Anthem. What […]


Game 78 Recap: Nationals 8, Cubs 4

I apologize for the unfortunate timing in my signing up for the recap tonight. Clearly this one should’ve gone to BP Wrigleyville’s newest staffmembers: Franz Kafka and Sylvia Plath. Forget Daniel Murphy, Matt Holliday, and Hunter Strickland. My least favorite person in baseball is whoever installed third base at Nationals Park. So…who wants to talk […]


Game 40 Recap: Cubs 9, Reds 5

Happy #TBT!  Let’s throwback to 2016! After the past two weeks, it was really nice to see the Cubs play an awfully familiar game against the Reds. The Cubs jumped all over Amir Garrett for five runs in the first inning and eventually opened up a 9-0 lead by the fifth. I’ll need our BP […]