Articles by: Brett Taylor


Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Outfield Work, Six-Man Rotation, and Other Bullets

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Outfield Work, Six-Man Rotation, and Other Bullets

Have yourself a green day, my friends.

by March 17, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Wake Up and Get Hyped By the Cubs’ Latest Promo Video

Wake Up and Get Hyped By the Cubs’ Latest Promo Video

Gonna party like it’s 1999, or something close to that.

by March 17, 2017 Chicago Cubs News

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 4, Dodgers 0 – Butler Looks Good, Lester’s Day at the Back Fields, More

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 4, Dodgers 0 – Butler Looks Good, Lester’s Day at the Back Fields, More

A very nice win for the Cubs today, to the extent you can have such things in Spring Training.

by March 16, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs at Dodgers (3:05 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs at Dodgers (3:05 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Cubs v. Dodgers. Let’s go.

by March 16, 2017 Pre-Gamin'
Thinking About Carl Edwards Jr. Got Me Lost Down a Great Cubs Reliever Wormhole

Thinking About Carl Edwards Jr. Got Me Lost Down a Great Cubs Reliever Wormhole

Some of the most fun quick hits are completely unintentional. Who had the best Cubs reliever seasons in recent memory?

by March 16, 2017 Analysis and Commentary
Kris Bryant Early Favorite to Repeat as NL MVP

Kris Bryant Early Favorite to Repeat as NL MVP

Anthony Rizzo has the fourth best odds, behind Bryant, Bryce Harper, and Nolan Arenado. Also: Cy Young and homer favorites.

Hector Rondon’s Rough Outing, Cuban Smuggling Convictions, and Other Bullets

Hector Rondon’s Rough Outing, Cuban Smuggling Convictions, and Other Bullets

Are we worried about Rondon’s outing from last night, which was fairly ugly?

by March 16, 2017 Chicago Cubs News

Spring Training Miscellany: Diamondbacks 7, Cubs 3 – WBC Madness, Prospects at the Back Fields, More

Spring Training Miscellany: Diamondbacks 7, Cubs 3 – WBC Madness, Prospects at the Back Fields, More

Yeah, the Cubs lost, but, hey, there’s interesting WBC and prospect stuff to talk about.

Ben Zobrist and Addison Russell Go Back-to-Back (VIDEOS)

Ben Zobrist and Addison Russell Go Back-to-Back (VIDEOS)

Zobrist’s first of the spring was followed immediately by Russell’s third.

by March 15, 2017 Cubs Highlights
Sponsored Heads Up: Beautiful Cubs Gear at Lids is 30% Off

Sponsored Heads Up: Beautiful Cubs Gear at Lids is 30% Off

Sponsored: Lids is 30% off of orders of $44+ with the code ‘LUCKY’, and that includes Lids-exclusives like this beautiful Cubs cap.

by March 15, 2017 Sponsored
Chicago Cubs Lineup: Schwarber-Bryant-Rizzo Up Top

Chicago Cubs Lineup: Schwarber-Bryant-Rizzo Up Top

A very regular lineup for the Cubs tonight against the D-Backs.

by March 15, 2017 Cubs Lineups
Miguel Montero May Catch More Often Than a Typical Back-Up Catcher

Miguel Montero May Catch More Often Than a Typical Back-Up Catcher

It could wind up a good setup for everyone, too.

by March 15, 2017 Chicago Cubs News

Jed Hoyer Has Serious Confidence in Kyle Schwarber (Because Obviously)

Jed Hoyer Has Serious Confidence in Kyle Schwarber (Because Obviously)

Remember: Kyle Schwarber does not respect implausible.

by March 15, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
What You Show in Spring Training, the Javy Tag, the Hendricks Trade, and Other Bullets

What You Show in Spring Training, the Javy Tag, the Hendricks Trade, and Other Bullets

Interesting to think about what pitchers could be hiding in Spring Training.

Another Young Position Player Extension: Rays and Kevin Kiermaier Agree to Six-Year Deal

Another Young Position Player Extension: Rays and Kevin Kiermaier Agree to Six-Year Deal

Any Cubs-relevant comps here?