August 2013

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Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Dodgers (9:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Dodgers (9:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Clayton Kershaw is so very good.

Boom: Arizona Fall League Will Feature ALL of the Big Four (Baez, Almora, Soler, Bryant)

Boom: Arizona Fall League Will Feature ALL of the Big Four (Baez, Almora, Soler, Bryant)

Can’t. Stifle. Irrational. Prospect. Excitement.

The Chicken and the Egg of Big-Time Regional Sports Dollars

The Chicken and the Egg of Big-Time Regional Sports Dollars

You need the big money TV deal to help build and sustain a large payroll, but you may need a competitive team to land the big money TV deal in the first place.

Anthony Rizzo, Batting Order, Productive Outs and the Value of the Two-Hole

Anthony Rizzo, Batting Order, Productive Outs and the Value of the Two-Hole

Anthony Rizzo didn’t like his stay in the two-hole for the Cubs, but there were a number of good reasons to have him there.

Jeff Samardzija Was Awesome Last Week and Other Bullets

Jeff Samardzija Was Awesome Last Week and Other Bullets

So awesome, in fact, that he was named NL Player of the Week. Also, love for C.J. Edwards.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Smokies Win!

Cubs Minor League Daily: Smokies Win!

The Cubs’ AA affiliate is playoff-bound, thanks in part to yet another Javier Baez homer.

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Dodgers 6 – August 26, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Dodgers 6 – August 26, 2013

The team that was supposed to win won.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Dodgers (9:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Dodgers (9:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

The Cubs will try to keep this one under 12 innings.