Report: The Next Possible Change in Baseball is to the Baseball Itself

Report: The Next Possible Change in Baseball is to the Baseball Itself

MLB may try to add natural tackiness to the baseball so that pitchers no longer have to rely on other, technically illegal methods.

by February 28, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 4, White Sox 4 – Homers, Renteria, Prospects, Rizzo, More

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 4, White Sox 4 – Homers, Renteria, Prospects, Rizzo, More

More ties! That’s what we want! All the ties!


Willson Contreras home run bat flip.

Happy Spring Homering: Russell and Contreras Go Way Deep (VIDEOS)

The Cubs’ first two homers by expected regulars this Spring.

by February 27, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Pre-Gamin’: White Sox at Cubs (2:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Pre-Gamin’: White Sox at Cubs (2:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Rivalry game, eh? Brett Anderson makes his Cubs Spring Training debut, and hopefully just gets through a clean outing.

by February 27, 2017 Pre-Gamin'
Cubs Videos That’ll Make You Smile: That’s Cub, and Baseball is Back

Cubs Videos That’ll Make You Smile: That’s Cub, and Baseball is Back

A couple videos from the Cubs to make you smile today.

by February 27, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
BIF: Anthony Rizzo is Now a Two-Sport Star, Since He Can Play Cricket (VIDEO)

BIF: Anthony Rizzo is Now a Two-Sport Star, Since He Can Play Cricket (VIDEO)

From Baseball is Fun: I don’t think a career change is needed, but he clearly has the option.

by February 27, 2017 Baseball is Fun
Cubs Farm System Ranked 16th, Which is Fantastic, and I’ll Explain Why

Cubs Farm System Ranked 16th, Which is Fantastic, and I’ll Explain Why

Consider for a moment how the Cubs’ farm system has been used the past few years, and also how limited the Cubs’ options for adding to it.


Dexter Fowler’s Goal is to Make the Cardinals More Like the Cubs

Dexter Fowler’s Goal is to Make the Cardinals More Like the Cubs

Which … I mean … is smart, right?

Continuing Rookie of the Year Trends, Caleb Smith’s Velocity, Rotation Order, and Other Bullets

Continuing Rookie of the Year Trends, Caleb Smith’s Velocity, Rotation Order, and Other Bullets

If the Cubs are going to get Rookie of the Year votes this year, who’s going to get them?

Chicago Cubs Lineup: Loaded With Regulars to Face White Sox, Schwarber-Bryant-Rizzo at the Top

Chicago Cubs Lineup: Loaded With Regulars to Face White Sox, Schwarber-Bryant-Rizzo at the Top

Cubs clearly want to beat the White Sox.

by February 27, 2017 Cubs Lineups
Weekend Catch-Up: Baseball Came Back! Cubs Figured Out How to Split Three Games

Weekend Catch-Up: Baseball Came Back! Cubs Figured Out How to Split Three Games

Three games, and a .500 record. How did the Cubs do it!? Magic! Or, you know, they split two games, and then tied the third.

by February 27, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 1, Indians 1 – Heyward Swings, Jimenez Rocket, More

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 1, Indians 1 – Heyward Swings, Jimenez Rocket, More

A thrilling Game Eight tie!

Javy Don’t Care If It’s Only Spring Training – Baez Makes Beautiful Play Up the Middle (VIDEO)

Javy Don’t Care If It’s Only Spring Training – Baez Makes Beautiful Play Up the Middle (VIDEO)

Studly defense doesn’t take a break for exhibition games.

by February 26, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Pre-Gamin’: Indians at Cubs (2:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Pre-Gamin’: Indians at Cubs (2:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Who’s the REAL World Series champion …

by February 26, 2017 Pre-Gamin'
Using Both Montgomery and Anderson as Starters This Year, and Other Bullets

Using Both Montgomery and Anderson as Starters This Year, and Other Bullets

I still love the idea of using six-ish starting pitchers.