Articles by: Brett Taylor


Pre-Gamin’: Brewers at Cubs (7:05 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Pre-Gamin’: Brewers at Cubs (7:05 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Kyle Hendricks takes the ball as the Cubs open with the Brewers. Jimmy Nelson is on the other side – remember him from frustrating games last year?

by April 26, 2016 Pre-Gamin'
Tommy La Stella Had a Huge Game, Deserves Some Love (VIDEO)

Tommy La Stella Had a Huge Game, Deserves Some Love (VIDEO)

Eight total bases, a homer, and Matchbox 20.

by April 26, 2016 Analysis and Commentary

Series Preview: Brewers v. Cubs, April 26-28, 2016

Series Preview: Brewers v. Cubs, April 26-28, 2016

The Cubs come on home to Wrigley Field to host the Brewers after yesterday’s off-day.

by April 26, 2016 Series Previews
Dexter Fowler’s Offseason Work Has Made Him April MVP and Other Bullets

Dexter Fowler’s Offseason Work Has Made Him April MVP and Other Bullets

His 2.0 WAR is tops in baseball, and he clearly came into the season on a mission. Also: tons of META on site tweaks.

by April 26, 2016 Chicago Cubs News, Meta
Oh My: Dan Vogelbach Hits Homer Off Top of Video Board, Takes Out a Letter (VIDEO)

Oh My: Dan Vogelbach Hits Homer Off Top of Video Board, Takes Out a Letter (VIDEO)

To say that the ball was crushed would be quite an understatement.

Cubs Prospects Chesny Young and Paul Blackburn Collect Some Hardware

Cubs Prospects Chesny Young and Paul Blackburn Collect Some Hardware

A couple Cubs prospects who deserve some discussion.


Jason Hammel is Looking Really Good Right Now and Other Bullets

Jason Hammel is Looking Really Good Right Now and Other Bullets

He’s looked really good the last two times out, and that’s great news. Also: poor Addison Russell, Hector Rondon’s non-save, and more.

Anthony Rizzo’s Home Run Barrage and Early-Season Power

Anthony Rizzo’s Home Run Barrage and Early-Season Power

Five homers in five games for the Cubs’ slugging first baseman.

by April 25, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
Weekend Catch-Up: Residual No-Hitter, Homers, Baez, Beating Reds, More

Weekend Catch-Up: Residual No-Hitter, Homers, Baez, Beating Reds, More

That was a pretty fun weekend to follow a no-hitter.

by April 25, 2016 Chicago Cubs News

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 9, Reds 0 – April 24, 2016

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 9, Reds 0 – April 24, 2016

The Cubs went off on Alfredo Simon again to take the series.

by April 24, 2016 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Reds (12:10 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Reds (12:10 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

The Cubs go for the series win with Jason Hammel on the mound, opposing Alfredo Simon. Remember the last time the Cubs faced him?

by April 24, 2016 Pre-Gamin'
Cubs Bullpen Innings and Effectiveness and Other Bullets

Cubs Bullpen Innings and Effectiveness and Other Bullets

How do you keep a crowded bullpen sharp when the starters tend to go deep?

Cubs Lineup: A Couple Regulars Getting the Day Off

Cubs Lineup: A Couple Regulars Getting the Day Off

Tommy La Stella and Matt Szczur draw starts.

by April 24, 2016 Chicago Cubs News