Nothing Like a Cubs Fan: Acronym Soup and Fan Psychology

Is it April yet? For fans who spend the bulk of the Daylight Savings months consumed by baseball and the significant commitment its 162-game season demands, the offseason often brings with it a substantial sense of loss.  To fill the void, some reflect on the accomplishments and what-might-have-beens of the season past, while others look ahead with eager […]


Covering All The Bases: Epstein’s Winning Formula

Last summer I watched Jake Arrieta no-hit the Dodgers, and it was awesome. But it wasn’t as exciting as Carlos Zambrano’s no-no seven years prior. That one had all the drama going for it: an emotionally erratic hurler with control issues, coming off extended rest, aiming to snap a 36-year dry spell by Cubs pitching. […]