Articles by: Brett Taylor


Too Many Words About One-Run Games and Good Teams and Other Bullets

Too Many Words About One-Run Games and Good Teams and Other Bullets

The Cubs aren’t suddenly less impressive because they have a losing record in one-run games.

Enhanced Box Score: Cardinals 4, Cubs 3 – June 21, 2016

Enhanced Box Score: Cardinals 4, Cubs 3 – June 21, 2016

Where you at, Mr. Clutch?

by June 21, 2016 Enhanced Box Scores

How Did Willson Contreras Look Behind the Plate, and How Often Will We See Him?

How Did Willson Contreras Look Behind the Plate, and How Often Will We See Him?

The Cubs will be rotating in Contreras with some regularity, it sounds like. And that’s going to be nice.

Let’s Talk About Albert Almora’s Decision to Run

Let’s Talk About Albert Almora’s Decision to Run

In the light of day, I still think it was a perfectly acceptable decision.

by June 21, 2016 Analysis and Commentary
Hi, There: Jake Arrieta to Appear in ESPN’s Body Issue

Hi, There: Jake Arrieta to Appear in ESPN’s Body Issue

This is a fine thing.

by June 21, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
The Cardinal Way Includes Headhunting Apparently and Other Bullets

The Cardinal Way Includes Headhunting Apparently and Other Bullets

Something the Cardinals did last night got me pretty heated.

Enhanced Box Score: Cardinals 3, Cubs 2 – June 20, 2016

Enhanced Box Score: Cardinals 3, Cubs 2 – June 20, 2016

Not like that. Not like that.

by June 20, 2016 Enhanced Box Scores

Chicago Cubs Lineup: Fowler Out Again, Contreras Starting Debut

Chicago Cubs Lineup: Fowler Out Again, Contreras Starting Debut

Willson Contreras is behind the plate, and I am excited.

by June 20, 2016 Cubs Lineups
Cubs Homer Party: Contreras, Rizzo, Bryant, Baez, Russell (VIDEOS)

Cubs Homer Party: Contreras, Rizzo, Bryant, Baez, Russell (VIDEOS)

Watch the blasts, enjoy the fun, and maybe learn a little. It’s like college or something.

by June 20, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
The Almost Unbearable Largeness of a Cubs Championship and Other Bullets

The Almost Unbearable Largeness of a Cubs Championship and Other Bullets

The Cavaliers did it for Cleveland for the first time in over 50 years. But what will it be like for the Cubs? Also: bits on Baez, Coghlan, Cardinals, more.

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 10, Pirates 5 – June 19, 2016

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 10, Pirates 5 – June 19, 2016

A great night.

by June 19, 2016 Enhanced Box Scores

Scripted: Willson Contreras Homers on the First Big League Pitch He Saw (VIDEO)

Scripted: Willson Contreras Homers on the First Big League Pitch He Saw (VIDEO)

That was incredible.

by June 19, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
Pre-Gamin’: Pirates at Cubs (7:08 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Pre-Gamin’: Pirates at Cubs (7:08 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

The Cubs get a crack at one of the best young arms in baseball, Jameson Taillon.

by June 19, 2016 Pre-Gamin'