Articles by: Brett Taylor


Morning Homers: Jake Arrieta’s Monster Blast, Tommy La Stella’s Second

Morning Homers: Jake Arrieta’s Monster Blast, Tommy La Stella’s Second

A little Cubs homer fun to get your Friday started.

by March 24, 2017 Cubs Highlights
Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 5, D-Backs 5 – Arrieta Rocks, Duensing Returns, Cubs Tie

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 5, D-Backs 5 – Arrieta Rocks, Duensing Returns, Cubs Tie

ALL THE TIES!!! At least the Cubs got a homer from Jake Arrieta.

by March 23, 2017 Chicago Cubs News

Cubs’ Initial Rotation Announced, with Brett Anderson Included

Cubs’ Initial Rotation Announced, with Brett Anderson Included

Anderson will be the team’s fifth starter out of the gate. Well, technically he’ll be the team’s fourth starter.

by March 23, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
The Fourth Cut is Depthiest: Cubs Cut a Number of AAA Depth Pieces from Big League Camp

The Fourth Cut is Depthiest: Cubs Cut a Number of AAA Depth Pieces from Big League Camp

That includes Jeimer Candelario, but not Ian Happ (for today).

Javy Baez Earns All-WBC Honors for His Stellar Play

Javy Baez Earns All-WBC Honors for His Stellar Play

Baez lands on the All-WBC Team with a bunch of other stars from the tournament.

Limited Range, Ep. 60: Or Will We?

Limited Range, Ep. 60: Or Will We?

Scouts on Heyward’s swing, what could go wrong for the Cubs, the sixth starter, and more.

by March 23, 2017 Podcasts
Green Passed Away, Russell and Sliders, a Fantastic World Series Video, and Other Bullets

Green Passed Away, Russell and Sliders, a Fantastic World Series Video, and Other Bullets

The former Cubs GM led the Cubs to their first postseason appearance in almost 40 years back in 1984. Also: a fan-view World Series celebration video you’ll want to see.

by March 23, 2017 Chicago Cubs News

Theo Epstein Beats Out the Pope for “The World’s Greatest Leader”

Theo Epstein Beats Out the Pope for “The World’s Greatest Leader”

That’s not according to me, it’s according to Fortune.

by March 23, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
BIF: Shohei Otani is Probably Ready for the Regular Season – Just Hit His 4th Homer in 7 Games

BIF: Shohei Otani is Probably Ready for the Regular Season – Just Hit His 4th Homer in 7 Games

From Baseball is Fun: And remember, this guy is best known for a being a dominant PITCHER.

by March 23, 2017 Baseball is Fun
USA! USA! Team USA Wins WBC Championship Over Team Puerto Rico

USA! USA! Team USA Wins WBC Championship Over Team Puerto Rico

It was an exciting, fun tournament, but it ends with a dominant, one-sided win.

by March 23, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
“Wheels” Schwarber Bunts for a Hit to Lead Off the Game, Later Homers (VIDEOS)

“Wheels” Schwarber Bunts for a Hit to Lead Off the Game, Later Homers (VIDEOS)

It was actually a very smart move, and a perfect bunt. But then, well, Schwarber got greedy.

by March 22, 2017 Cubs Highlights
Ian Kinsler Wants Kids to Appreciate US-Style Baseball, As Opposed to Puerto Rican or Dominican Style

Ian Kinsler Wants Kids to Appreciate US-Style Baseball, As Opposed to Puerto Rican or Dominican Style

“That just wasn’t the way we were raised.”


Chicago Cubs Lineup: Most of the Regulars Are Back

Chicago Cubs Lineup: Most of the Regulars Are Back

The Cubs play tonight against the Reds, and here’s the group that goes out to Goodyear.

by March 22, 2017 Cubs Lineups
Trade Interest Still Strong on Jose Quintana, Who Could Be Dealt at Any Time

Trade Interest Still Strong on Jose Quintana, Who Could Be Dealt at Any Time

One of the interested teams is the Pirates, so you can see how this could have a significant impact on the Cubs.

by March 22, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
WATCH: Kris Bryant Heads Back to Bonanza High School for a Trip Down Memory Lane

WATCH: Kris Bryant Heads Back to Bonanza High School for a Trip Down Memory Lane

A human portrait of the reigning NL MVP.

by March 22, 2017 Chicago Cubs News