February 2013

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Reselling Tickets on StubHub This Year: Price Floor, Extra Fees, Sale Ending Six Hours Before Event

Reselling Tickets on StubHub This Year: Price Floor, Extra Fees, Sale Ending Six Hours Before Event

A number of changes are designed to rid the secondary market of those ultra-cheap tickets.

Chicago Cubs Fans Are Hardcore

Chicago Cubs Fans Are Hardcore

Clothes? Tattoo? Decorations in your office? Pfft. That’s nothing. Try getting a Cubs logo on your eye.

Thinking About Spring Training Surprises and Other Bullets

Thinking About Spring Training Surprises and Other Bullets

It wasn’t that long ago that James Russell came out of nowhere in the Spring to make the Cubs’ big league team.

Spring Training Miscellany: (Old) Cubs 7, (Young) Cubs 3 – February 21, 2013 (VIDEO)

Spring Training Miscellany: (Old) Cubs 7, (Young) Cubs 3 – February 21, 2013 (VIDEO)

It took just five innings for the vets to lay it on the kids. So much for pitchers being ahead of hitters. (Bonus video of Starlin Castro robbing Javier Baez.)

Intrasquad Awesomeness: Jorge Soler Takes Nick Struck Deep (VIDEO)

Intrasquad Awesomeness: Jorge Soler Takes Nick Struck Deep (VIDEO)

Soler just drilled a BOMB.

The Wrigley Field Renovation, the TV Deal, and the Sustainability of High Payroll

The Wrigley Field Renovation, the TV Deal, and the Sustainability of High Payroll

Tom Ricketts essentially says that payroll in the $130 to $140 million range won’t be sustainable until the renovation and TV deal are done.

Lukewarm Stove: Soriano Trade Market, DeJesus, Arroyo, Garza, Stanton, Price, Cano, More

Lukewarm Stove: Soriano Trade Market, DeJesus, Arroyo, Garza, Stanton, Price, Cano, More

Alfonso Soriano is one of the most discussed trade names right now, but that doesn’t mean he’s going anywhere before July.

Javier Baez Shows Off His Ridiculous Bat Speed in Spring Batting Practice (VIDEO)

Javier Baez Shows Off His Ridiculous Bat Speed in Spring Batting Practice (VIDEO)

Video of the Cubs’ top prospect in the cage, as well as new video on Brett Jackson and Jorge Soler.