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Game 71 Recap: Cubs 4, Dodgers 0

What You Need To Know: If you were to sketch out what a Cubs win on a Jon Lester start looks like, it would probably be exactly this. He doesn’t strike anyone out, there’s a lot of loud contact, but the Cubs play great defense behind him with notable catches/plays from Kyle Schwarber, Albert Almora, Jason […]

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Game 69 Recap: Dodgers 4, Cubs 3

What You Need to Know: The afternoon after a thunderstorm and a power outage featured what should have been a sound victory over the Dodgers, as the bats hit in timely situations and the bullpen kept the thumpers in the L.A. lineup at bay. A disastrous ninth that can only be explained as bad managing and worse […]

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MiLB First Half Review – A Few Bright Lights Shine Through

The Cubs’ MiLB system in the first half was not all sunshine, puppy dogs, and rainbows. It was rough at times to watch as a fan, especially in April. Between the cold, the poor hitting, and uneven performances, very few prospects were excelling on the mound or at the plate. Six weeks doesn’t seem like […]