Chicago Cubs’ Brutal Losing Streak

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The Chicago Cubs haven’t won a game in over a week. Their brutal losing streak has been extended to nine games. In this stretch, they went from being tied for first place in the NL Central to being eight and a half games back. Chicago is now in third place and sitting right at .500 […] READ MORE


Cubs Sweep the Pirates in Successful Road Trip

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The Chicago Cubs sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates shows they have been on a roll all month long. The Cubs have won eight of their last ten games and continue to take care of business. They are coming off a successful six-game road trip, in which they also secured a series win over the St. Louis […] READ MORE


Ejection Inspection, Week Eight: Mike Shildt Tossed after Pitcher Is Asked to Change His Hat

Ejection Inspection, Week Eight: Mike Shildt Dumped after Pitcher Is Asked to Change His Hat Welcome to Week Eight of Ejection Inspection! The premise and ground rules are detailed here. The condensed version: each ejection from the previous week (Thursday through Wednesday) is listed in a table. The author – a former player/coach/umpire – analyzes […] READ MORE


Ejection Inspection, Week Four: Joe Girardi Goes Nuts, Aaron Boone Tossed as Well

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Joe Girardi Goes Nuts after Two Phillies Get Plunked but Both Teams Get Warned Welcome to Week Four of Ejection Inspection! The premise and ground rules are detailed here. The condensed version: each ejection from the previous week (Thursday through Wednesday) is listed in a table. The author – a former player/coach/umpire – analyzes each […] READ MORE


Previewing the 2021 Chicago Cubs

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Baseball may get back to some type of normalcy in 2021. Limited fans will be allowed at into ballparks, which is a great sight to see. The 2021 Chicago Cubs hope to bring excitement back to Wrigley Field. It will be their second season with David Ross as manager, and their first season, since 2011, […] READ MORE


Jon Sciambi Hired by the Chicago Cubs

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Cubs Hire Jon Sciambi as TV Announcer Monday, the Chicago Cubs announced that they hired Jon Sciambi. He will be their new play-by-play announcer, replacing longtime voice Len Kasper. Kasper decided to leave the network and join the Chicago White Sox radio broadcast on ESPN. Kasper’s tenure on the Northside came to an end after […] READ MORE


Top Five Moments in Atlanta Braves History: Part One

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The Atlanta Braves have been around for a really long time — 144 years, to be exact. During that time they’ve managed to rack up 10,732 wins. They’ve been to the postseason 26 times, with 17 pennants and three World Series titles. Baseball-Reference lists 2,047 players in franchise history. The team boasts multiple Hall of […] READ MORE



Rick Renteria, Don Mattingly Among Manager of the Year Finalists

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One was fired after a winning season and another dealt with the first massive COVID outbreak. Nonetheless, Rick Renteria of the Chicago White Sox and Don Mattingly of the Miami Marlins were named Manager of the Year finalists announced Monday by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Kevin Cash of the Tampa Bay Rays, Charlie […] READ MORE


Chicago Cubs Opening Day 2020 Roster Is Set

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Opening Day is finally upon us. Teams have officially set their rosters, which will have 30 total spots. In two weeks, each organization will have to cut that down to 28 players. The Chicago Cubs roster didn’t have too many surprises. It consists of 14 positions players and 16 pitchers. Here is what the Cubs opening […] READ MORE