Second City October: Mike Montgomery’s Brilliance Not To Be Missed

October makes everything about baseball feel big, and nothing more so than emotions. We live for the big moments—the emotional highs and lows—and so the playoffs can be a time during which quiet, sturdy performances get easily overlooked. They shouldn’t be. And left-handed long relievers and spot starters are not usually the glamour players, but Cubs lefty […]


Transaction Analysis: “They Like Mike” / “Danny Boy”

Good morning, everyone. Over at the main site today, I contributed to this Transaction Analysis, which features the Cubs’ acquisition of Mike Montgomery and Jordan Pries in exchange for Dan Vogelbach and Paul Blackburn.  Acquired LHP Mike Montgomery and RHP Jordan Pries fromSeattle Mariners in exchange for 1B-L Dan Vogelbach and RHP Paul Blackburn. [7/20] […]