Articles by: Brett Taylor


Joe Maddon, Bryce Harper, and Making Baseball Fun and Other Bullets

Joe Maddon, Bryce Harper, and Making Baseball Fun and Other Bullets

There’s definitely a place for it, but there’s a line.

BN Series Review: Cubs Sweep the Pirates! Let’s Road Trip Together!

BN Series Review: Cubs Sweep the Pirates! Let’s Road Trip Together!

The Cubs made the Pirates feel bad about themselves in this one. Probably.

by May 4, 2016 BNTV

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 6, Pirates 2 – May 4, 2016

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 6, Pirates 2 – May 4, 2016

That’s a sweep! A serious sweep!

by May 4, 2016 Enhanced Box Scores
The Cubs Can’t Lose When Jake Arrieta’s on the Mound and Other Bullets

The Cubs Can’t Lose When Jake Arrieta’s on the Mound and Other Bullets

The guy is making it very hard to actually do analytical work.

Cubs Lineup: Another Start at Third for Baez, Still No Heyward

Cubs Lineup: Another Start at Third for Baez, Still No Heyward

The Cubs’ starting right fielder continues to sit.

by May 4, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 7, Pirates 1 – May 3, 2016

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 7, Pirates 1 – May 3, 2016

Jake Arrieta scuffled for exactly two batters and then did his thing.

by May 3, 2016 Enhanced Box Scores

Cubs Lineup: Jorge Soler Is In and Batting Second, Javy Baez Starts at Third Base

Cubs Lineup: Jorge Soler Is In and Batting Second, Javy Baez Starts at Third Base

The Soler-Fowler-Bryant outfield will be a test today.

by May 3, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
Limited Range, Ep. 42: Mouse Trap!

Limited Range, Ep. 42: Mouse Trap!

Joe Maddon’s masterful use of his bench, Jorge Soler’s struggles, Jake Arrieta’s walks, purple kitties and mice-infested apartments.

by May 3, 2016 Podcasts
Tension in the Cubs-Pirates Rivalry Rising, But Let’s Keep Things Safe and Other Bullets

Tension in the Cubs-Pirates Rivalry Rising, But Let’s Keep Things Safe and Other Bullets

Things got testy last night, and it could be that way for a while.

by May 3, 2016 Chicago Cubs News

Updating Outfield Health: Jason Heyward’s Wrist and Matt Szczur’s Hamstring

Updating Outfield Health: Jason Heyward’s Wrist and Matt Szczur’s Hamstring

How is each injury looking right now, and what are the back-up plans?

by May 3, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
Wake Up and Watch the Cubs Look Awesome on the Way to Pittsburgh (VIDEO)

Wake Up and Watch the Cubs Look Awesome on the Way to Pittsburgh (VIDEO)

A little bounce in the step.

by May 3, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 7, Pirates 2 – May 2, 2016

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 7, Pirates 2 – May 2, 2016

A big win in this first game of the series, though there are some other considerations.

by May 2, 2016 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs at Pirates (6:05 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs at Pirates (6:05 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Wild Card Game rematch of sorts. And the start of a big early-season series.

by May 2, 2016 Pre-Gamin'