While the Players Association Takes Days Off, the Cubs Have None

You might recall that in the sacred baseball year of 2016, the Cubs played a stretch of 24 consecutive games without an off day from June 17 through July 10. After starting off promisingly with three wins over the Pirates, that span of games quickly devolved into that regular season’s biggest crisis point as the […]


The Strop Abides

If you’re a frequent reader of sites like BP Wrigleyville, chances are that you already knew Pedro Strop was cool before this year. That’s how good Strop has been over the past five seasons—he’s one of the only relievers in baseball who has his own group of hipsters. Someday soon, you’ll walk past The Cubby […]


Game 127 Recap: Cubs 3, Reds 2

That might be the first time I’ve ever seen a player rounding third on a walk-off home run with a facial expression that said, “*Sigh*… Haven’t we done this before?” Let the record show that I am perfectly fine with David Bote making #WalkoffYAWN a thing. What You Need to Know: Hey, remember when the […]


Game 118 Recap: Brewers 7, Cubs 0

As the Brewers took a 7-0 lead into the ninth inning, a voice wearing the number 13 jersey inside the Cubs dugout could be heard whispering, “I accept your challenge.” What You Need to Know: If you get your baseball news from anywhere other than #cubstwitter, you’d know that the Cubs still have the best […]