Building a Bullpen

Josh kindly takes on the bizarre task of building a major league bullpen, a difficult and underrated part of the front-office experience.

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5 Things Cubs Fans Should Know for July 10

I’ve seen a lot of fans that are in panic mode, saying we’ll never win again, and that this management has no idea what it’s doing. Let’s talk about that.

How Do You Define An Ace?

Joe Aiello takes a look at how we should define each slot in the rotation and what we can reasonably expect out of each.

Five Things Every Cub Fan Needs To Know for July 9th, 2014

Joe Aiello takes you through everything you need to know as you start your Cubs fan day, including a look at yesterday’s double header, trade rumors, and a look at the farm.

What the Samardzija and Hammel Trade Means for the Rebuild

By obtaining Addison Russell from the A’s in the Samardzija/Hammel trade, the Cubs did the one thing they could not have done by trading them individually: get a top ten prospect in baseball. And if there’s one thing having the best assortment of position player prospects in baseball, including three of the top ten prospects in baseball, gives a team, it’s options.

Five Things Cubs Fans Need To Know – 7/8/14

As you start your Tuesday, here are the things you need to know as a Cubs fans to make sure you can talk Cubs around the water cooler. Then again, do people still do that? Nonetheless, here are your five things for this Tuesday morning.

Cy Young Winner’s Career Possibly Over, Big Trades & More!

We’re right around the corner from the MLB All-Star game, but let’s not think too far ahead. This week was full of big news and even included a blockbuster trade. Let’s get caught up!

Cubs 1, Nationals 2 – Game Notes

When you leave 12 men on base, it’s hard to win the ballgame. The Cubs had their chance today with guys on base all day. They just couldn’t capitalize on it and convert for more than one run.

“We Spit Out A Bad Ballgame”

The day after a blockbuster deal to remove 40% of the starting rotation, the Cubs “spit out a bad ballgame” and got crushed 13-0. We talk about that and catch up on some misc. nuggets.

Why You Should Be In Favor of the Cubs Weekend Trade

Have you ever woke up the next morning and wondered how you could have possibly done something so foolish the night before? Last night we saw a huge trade. Should Cubs fans be waking up questioning what went down?