Which Pitchers Have “Nasty” Stuff?

If you missed the 10 strikeout performance put up on Wednesday afternoon by Masahiro Tanaka, it showed off his nasty stuff. Joe Aiello takes a look at what other pitchers have “nasty” stuff.

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Are the Cubs’ Pitching Prospects Underrated?

Everyone knows about the Cubs’ top hitting prospects, especially the “Big Four”. And it’s the Cubs’ offensive prospects that propelled them to unanimous top fives or better in media farm system ratings. But is the Cubs’ system really that devoid of arms?

Cubs Offensive WAR Leaders

We started the blog in October 2003. That means this is season # 11 for the site. Today we look at the offensive WAR leaders cumulative for the Cubs since the inception of the site.

Enemy Territory: Why My Visit to Busch Stadium Was So Disappointing

I went to the Cubs/Cards series in St. Louis this weekend, and I was really disappointed in my experience. Let’s talk about it.

A Common Fan’s Guide to the Daytona Cubs

We’re told to be patient and wait for the kids to develop. While most of the big names are in AA and AAA, there are names to know in A-Ball and Rob Willer previews that. We also cover reasons why the Yankees will crush the Cubs this series.

Episode 11 – The Mustard Episode

Episode 11 covers a wide variety of topics including a the guys debating on their top three kinds of mustard. Yes, you read that correctly….mustard.

Rule Changes Draw Criticism, Big Time Injury News and More!

The MLB Replay system is already showing flaws and big name players are heading to the DL. Where’s the good news!? Let’s talk about that as we look at the week in review in MLB.

3 Things I Learned From Cubs Baseball This Week

Week 2 is in the books and it yielded another pair of series losses. While that is disappointing, there is always something to be learned as you watch the games unfold. Let’s get right to it.

Should Carlos Villanueva Lose His Rotation Spot AND His Roster Spot?

Saturday saw the Cubs drop the game by a wide margin. Joe Aiello takes a look at if the main culprit, Carlos Villanueva should lose not only his starting rotation spot, but also his roster spot as a result.