Articles by: Brett Taylor


BIF: January Hockball – Watch an NHL Goalie Try to Block Big League Pitches

BIF: January Hockball – Watch an NHL Goalie Try to Block Big League Pitches

From Baseball is Fun: I know he’s padded, but, man, I’m not trying that.

by January 10, 2017 Baseball is Fun
Addison Russell is Not Quite Yet 23, and Is In Elite Company

Addison Russell is Not Quite Yet 23, and Is In Elite Company

Very few big league shortstops have done what Russell’s done through age 22.

by January 9, 2017 Analysis and Commentary

The 32nd Annual Cubs Convention is This Weekend – Guest List Announced

The 32nd Annual Cubs Convention is This Weekend – Guest List Announced

The who’s who of Convention attendees this year.

by January 9, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Can the Cardinals Even Compete with the Cubs? Signings, Green Day, Rookies, and Other Bullets

Can the Cardinals Even Compete with the Cubs? Signings, Green Day, Rookies, and Other Bullets

Some think the Cardinals did too little this offseason to close the NL Central gap with the Cubs.

Remember When Kyle Schwarber Came Back from a Massive Knee Injury to Dominate the World Series?

Remember When Kyle Schwarber Came Back from a Massive Knee Injury to Dominate the World Series?

The individual story that got swept up in the greatest story.

by January 9, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Who Will Catch Jon Lester Now That David Ross Has Retired? And Other Bullets

Who Will Catch Jon Lester Now That David Ross Has Retired? And Other Bullets

David Ross has retired, which leaves open a very important job: catching Jon Lester.

Cubs Officially Re-Sign Munenori Kawasaki, Sign Corporan and Dominguez to Minor League Deals

Cubs Officially Re-Sign Munenori Kawasaki, Sign Corporan and Dominguez to Minor League Deals

He’s officially back! And some more upper level minor league depth for the Cubs.


Another Trade, Considering Outfield Shifts, Cardinals Rotation, and Other Bullets

Another Trade, Considering Outfield Shifts, Cardinals Rotation, and Other Bullets

The Mariners got Jarrod Dyson. The Cubs could maneuver their outfield. The Cardinals have rotation questions.

BIF: Adam Wainwright is Singing Taylor Swift in the Shower

BIF: Adam Wainwright is Singing Taylor Swift in the Shower

From Baseball is Fun: We’ve all done it. We didn’t all film it and tweet it, though. Courageous? Haters gonna hate hate hate?

by January 7, 2017 Baseball is Fun
A Baseball Trade! Mariners and Orioles Swap Seth Smith and Yovani Gallardo

A Baseball Trade! Mariners and Orioles Swap Seth Smith and Yovani Gallardo

It’s a trade of Major League players, so it’s a thing. But the excitement and intrigue level is … low.

by January 6, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
You Can Probably Stop Dreaming of a Chris Archer Trade

You Can Probably Stop Dreaming of a Chris Archer Trade

The Astros reportedly made a huge offer for Archer earlier this offseason, and it was declined.


Cubs Announce 2017 Spring Training Reporting Dates (*stifled squeal*)

Cubs Announce 2017 Spring Training Reporting Dates (*stifled squeal*)

Pitchers and catchers report, with love, on Valentine’s Day.

by January 6, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Early Rule 5 Draft Considerations, Cubs Prospect Notes, and Other Bullets

Early Rule 5 Draft Considerations, Cubs Prospect Notes, and Other Bullets

Which Cubs prospects will we be following extra closely this year?

Remember When Kris Bryant Took Down the Dodgers in LA and Sewed Up the MVP?

Remember When Kris Bryant Took Down the Dodgers in LA and Sewed Up the MVP?

“M-V-P! M-V-P!” When you hear those chants on the road, you know you did something special.

by January 6, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Long-Time Cubs Scout Stan Zielinski Passes Away

Long-Time Cubs Scout Stan Zielinski Passes Away

Sad news this evening about one of the Cubs’ most decorated and respected scouts.

by January 5, 2017 Chicago Cubs News