Yes…but you live in St. Louis

Chris Neitzel checks in with the latest edition of the Northside Archives in preparation for next week’s upcoming series with the St. Louis Cardinals.

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Yesterday’s News: Denorfia saves the day, Fowler is back

Published on June 24th, 201532 comment

We’re all enjoying the walk offs, and beating the Dodgers always brings a little extra satisfaction. Chris Denorfia played the hero last night after Jason Hammel’s quality start.

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Minor League Update: Olt and Ramirez rehabbing, Soler soon

Published on June 23rd, 201520 comment

Several players are in AAA rehabbing, and another is expected to join them within the week. After his week in the majors, Kyle Schwarber heads to Des Moines, and the Eugene Emeralds might be my favorite team right now.

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Yesterday’s News: Scary weather, Wada leaves game

Published on June 23rd, 201535 comment

In all, it was a strange night at Wrigley last night, but one that ended the way we wanted it to, with a win on the back of Kris Bryant and his pair of homeruns.

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Looking Back at Week 10 of MLB

Published on June 22nd, 20158 comment

Kyle Schwarber dominates in debut, Max Scherzer makes the Nationals front office look very intelligent and Alex Rodriguez eclipses the 3,000 hit mark.

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Yesterday’s News: Maddon is tech savvy, errors costly in Minnesota

Published on June 20th, 20159 comment

It was a rough one in Minnesota last night, but a 2 HR performance from Anthony Rizzo and the surprisingly good Edwin Jackson give reason for some optimism for the rest of this series.

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Back In Time to 2015

Published on June 18th, 20159 comment

I apologize upfront…I am going to sound a bit like an ogre…or at least an angry old man in this post. This column may also seem irreverent to those of you looking for the usual nuggets of Cubs’ history that I typically write about…but this week I am hopping on a (very sarcastic) soap box.

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Did We Witness a Hall of Fame Debut?

Published on June 18th, 201524 comment

Last night, in a 17-0 rout of the Cleveland Indians, we saw the debut of Kyle Schwarber at the plate. Did we witness the first hits of a future hall of famer?

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Yesterday’s News: Stanley Cup visits Wrigley, Cubs get blanked

Published on June 17th, 201516 comment

The Stanley Cup made a stop at Wrigley, the Cubs underwhelmed, and don’t look now – the Cardinals are under investigation by the FBI…

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Minor League Update: Happ signs, Ramirez returning soon?

Published on June 16th, 2015one comment

The Cubs have already signed their first round draft pick, which means he’s headed for short season single A ball in Oregon right away, and Neil Ramirez could be back soon.

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