Articles by: Brett Taylor


Cubs Lineup: Jorge Soler in Left, Miguel Montero Catches

Cubs Lineup: Jorge Soler in Left, Miguel Montero Catches

Soler makes his first start of the series.

by May 19, 2016 Cubs Lineups
Late Game Moves, RISP Woes, Uncanny Defense, Crazy Win, and Other Bullets

Late Game Moves, RISP Woes, Uncanny Defense, Crazy Win, and Other Bullets

You know the Bullets are going to be extra long after a game like that.


Wake Up and Watch Travis Wood Play the Hero as the Cubs Fiesta Forever

Wake Up and Watch Travis Wood Play the Hero as the Cubs Fiesta Forever

What a crazy game and a crazy ending. Hooray for Travis Wood!

by May 19, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Brewers 1 – May 19, 2016

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Brewers 1 – May 19, 2016

Weird baseball to the extreme. But a Cubs win is a win. And that one was strangely fun.

by May 19, 2016 Enhanced Box Scores
Was Jason Heyward’s Homer an Adequate Silver Lining? Now Has 8-Game Hitting Streak

Was Jason Heyward’s Homer an Adequate Silver Lining? Now Has 8-Game Hitting Streak

Maaaaaybe things are turning around a bit for him finally?

Sitting in the Frustration for a Little While and Other Bullets

Sitting in the Frustration for a Little While and Other Bullets

It’s OK to be frustrated right now. I am. This is all part of the fan thing.

by May 18, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Brewers 4, Cubs 2 – May 17, 2016

Enhanced Box Score: Brewers 4, Cubs 2 – May 17, 2016

That game was super dumb.

by May 17, 2016 Enhanced Box Scores

Mike Trout, Spurious Rumors, Trade Speculation, and the Chicago Cubs

Mike Trout, Spurious Rumors, Trade Speculation, and the Chicago Cubs

The idea of the Angels trading Trout at some point is not so crazy. Talking about Cubs packages for him right now, though, probably is (a little).

Chicago Cubs Sign Reliever Joe Nathan

Chicago Cubs Sign Reliever Joe Nathan

A low risk move, as Nathan recovers from surgery. But, even at his age, he can be very good if he comes all the way back.

The First Managerial Boot of the Year: Braves Fire Fredi Gonzalez

The First Managerial Boot of the Year: Braves Fire Fredi Gonzalez

Modestly successful for a number of years, it was clear that the time had come to turn the corner.

by May 17, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Ready to Get Back to Baseball with a Big Road Trip and Other Bullets

Ready to Get Back to Baseball with a Big Road Trip and Other Bullets

The Cubs head out for nine games, and it remains necessary to properly calibrate expectations.


Tim Lincecum Reportedly Near a Deal with the Anaheim Angels

Tim Lincecum Reportedly Near a Deal with the Anaheim Angels

The Cubs were among the many teams that had scouted Lincecum, but a fit was always doubtful.

by May 16, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
New Shirts in the BN Store, and a Sale!

New Shirts in the BN Store, and a Sale!

Treat yo self.

by May 16, 2016 Meta