Who Is the Real Travis Wood?

Edwin Jackson having an ERA north of 5 doesn’t surprise that many people. On the other hand, Travis Wood struggling that greatly after his strong 2013 does. So which one is the real Travis Wood that we should look for going forward?


By Stats both Old and New: The Cubs Offense is bad.

I began paying attention to the Cubs and Major League Baseball in the 1970’s.  Consequently I guess you could call me an “old-school” baseball fan.  I grew up playing Strat-O-Matic […]

Prospect Watch: Closest to the Majors Edition

Two weeks ago, we peeked in on the Cubs’ top prospects after nearly 2 months of baseball. This week, we turn our attention to a different set of prospects in the Cubs’ deep system: those most likely to make the Major League team this season.

Baseball Loses A Legend, Cubs Shock The World & More!

Baseball mourned the loss of a legend this week and was stunned by one team’s impressive play. Find out more here.

Cubs 7, Mets 4 – Sweep Thoughts

A big night in Chicago baseball as the Cubs get a series sweep at home against the Mets and draft a huge power bat from the left side of the plate. We discuss that and condiments in this edition of game thoughts.

The Draft, the Cubs and “tanking”

With the Rule 4 draft taking place tonight live on MLB Network, Chris Neitzel decided to take a look into some draft history as it relates to the Cubs.

Cubs 5, Mets 4 – Game Thoughts

The Cubs won a series against the Mets and still Joe has reason to complain about what he saw. Plus we pay tribute to a fallen former Cub.

Cubs 2, Mets 1 – Game Thoughts

When you’re team isn’t very good, it’s nice to have an off day. I enjoyed not having a game on the schedule on Monday, but I was ready to get back in there on Tuesday and was rewarded for my fandom with a win.

Tanaka The Great, Dr. James Andrews Speaks Up & More!

Masahiro Tanaka proves critics wrong and Dr. James Andrews is set to come out with an iPhone app, will you download it?

Cubs Blank The Brewers and the Jason Hammel Stock Continues to Rise

Sometimes I just don’t understand this team. We can crush it and score eight runs and then get crushed and score one or two. Why can’t we put together a good streak of like five or six in a game? Nonetheless, here were the highlights.