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?


The New ‘Blocking The Plate’ Rule is Stupid

If you missed the game, the Starlin Castro safe at home call was the play of the game and really was quite lame. Let’s talk about that.

Are Platoons the Way For This Team?

Junior Lake came out and expressed his frustration with the fact that he’s in a platoon. Homeruns from him and Mike Olt have Cubs fans wondering if that is the right move.

Commenting On One of the Dumbest Ideas for MLB I’ve Ever Heard

After the suggestion by a MLB official that baseball should go to a 7th inning game, Chris Neitzel weighs in with his thoughts and other suggestions for MLB to consider.

Close Only Counts In Horseshoes & Hand Grenades

Do you ever feel like you’re so close to something only to realize that you’re either still very far away or, despite how close you are, it doesn’t matter because it means nothing until you reach what you’re aiming at? Let’s talk about that.

Report from Opening Weekend at Wrigley

I was fortunate enough to be able to make it to Chicago this weekend for the 100th Opening Day at Wrigley. So, instead of diving in to a particular topic about the team, I thought I’d share my experience for those of you who couldn’t make it.

Bring on The Buccos

After a restful day off, the Cubs host the Pirates in a rematch of the opening series. Rob Willer has a look at today’s starting pitcher and we have a guest Pirate blogger tell us why the Pirates will win the series.

Episode 10 – Should Jose Veras Be Removed As Closer?

This week’s episode of the show, Joe and Sean covered a number of topics related to the opening week of baseball, including whether or not Jose Veras is the long term answer as closer.

Surprising Hot Streaks, Playoff Contenders Stumbling & More!

The MLB season has kicked off and little did we know we were going to be in for a variety of surprises. Some playoff teams have gotten off to unexpected starts, and some unheralded players have shocked the baseball world. Don’t miss out on anything that happened this week!

Six Things I Learned This Week About The Cubs

Week one is in the books and Joe Aiello would like to open his notebook and share with the class what he learned this week from watching the Cubs.