While Cubs are putting the finishing touches on their Opening Day lineup, we take a quick look at Ian Happ’s future and try to squeeze in yet another World Series documentary.
While sunning my hairy ass on the beaches of Florida, I began to wonder about the latest incarnation of the Cubs and whether this was just a fleeting respite from the past or a true organizational shift to the future. For Two straight years the Cubs were the team to beat in the NL. Okay, that is a stretch to some degree for 2015, which we can argue ended quite improbably to what we felt would be the true outcome, but 2016 painted a nice little target on their backs and even the manager had them believing they were the […]
The Cubs split-squad efforts Saturday led to an 11-7 win over the Cincinnati Reds and a 7-4 loss to the Colorado Rockies. A lot of moving parts were in action as the regular season sits a week away; some players are hitting their strides (like the NL MVP), some have some work to do (like the Cubs new closer).