Articles by: Michael Cerami


Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 4, White Sox 4 – Homers, Renteria, Prospects, Rizzo, More

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 4, White Sox 4 – Homers, Renteria, Prospects, Rizzo, More

More ties! That’s what we want! All the ties!

Cubs Videos That’ll Make You Smile: That’s Cub, and Baseball is Back

Cubs Videos That’ll Make You Smile: That’s Cub, and Baseball is Back

A couple videos from the Cubs to make you smile today.

by February 27, 2017 Chicago Cubs News

BIF: Anthony Rizzo is Now a Two-Sport Star, Since He Can Play Cricket (VIDEO)

BIF: Anthony Rizzo is Now a Two-Sport Star, Since He Can Play Cricket (VIDEO)

From Baseball is Fun: I don’t think a career change is needed, but he clearly has the option.

by February 27, 2017 Baseball is Fun
Cubs Farm System Ranked 16th, Which is Fantastic, and I’ll Explain Why

Cubs Farm System Ranked 16th, Which is Fantastic, and I’ll Explain Why

Consider for a moment how the Cubs’ farm system has been used the past few years, and also how limited the Cubs’ options for adding to it.

BIF: Greg Maddux Has More Gold Gloves Than Any Player in MLB History – Let’s Watch Him Work

BIF: Greg Maddux Has More Gold Gloves Than Any Player in MLB History – Let’s Watch Him Work

From Baseball is Fun: Known best for his sublime pitching, Maddux may also be the best defensive pitcher in history.

by February 25, 2017 Baseball is Fun
Pre-Gamin’: Athletics at Cubs (2:05 CT), Cubs at Giants (2:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Pre-Gamin’: Athletics at Cubs (2:05 CT), Cubs at Giants (2:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

CUBS. ARE. BACK.

by February 25, 2017 Pre-Gamin'
Spring Training Miscellany: More Heyward BP, Two Kawasakis, Mic’d-Up Coaches, More

Spring Training Miscellany: More Heyward BP, Two Kawasakis, Mic’d-Up Coaches, More

Lots more going on at Cubs camp today. Let’s take a look.

by February 23, 2017 Chicago Cubs News

BIF: A Reminder of the Craziness That Can Happen During Intentional Walks

BIF: A Reminder of the Craziness That Can Happen During Intentional Walks

Baseball is Fun: Walk-off home runs, straight steals of third … anything can happen on an intentional walk!

by February 23, 2017 Baseball is Fun
MLB Pipeline Reveals Cubs Top 30 Prospects for 2017

MLB Pipeline Reveals Cubs Top 30 Prospects for 2017

You know the guys at the very top, but what’s most interesting is the volume of pitching.

by February 23, 2017 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
How the Cubs Subtly Reinvent Pitchers Like Brett Anderson, Eddie Butler, Alec Mills, and Casey Kelly

How the Cubs Subtly Reinvent Pitchers Like Brett Anderson, Eddie Butler, Alec Mills, and Casey Kelly

The Cubs are lacking upper-level pitching depth, but they’ve got the right guys in place to find some hidden gems.

BIF: Happy Birthday, Bobby Bonilla! Yes, the Mets Are Still Paying Him for a Long Time

BIF: Happy Birthday, Bobby Bonilla! Yes, the Mets Are Still Paying Him for a Long Time

Baseball is Fun: On his birthday, let’s look back at why (and more importantly, how much) the Mets are paying him for the next 19 years!

by February 23, 2017 Baseball is Fun

MLBits: MLB and MLBPA Still Duking it Out, Tommy John Alternatives, Bold Predictions, More

MLBits: MLB and MLBPA Still Duking it Out, Tommy John Alternatives, Bold Predictions, More

More public sparring on rules changes, the apparently incomplete CBA, and much more.

by February 22, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
Will the All-Star Game Return to Wrigley Field in 2020?

Will the All-Star Game Return to Wrigley Field in 2020?

There are some reasons for optimism.

by February 22, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
MLB Discussing a “Fan-Friendly” Batting Practice Improvement

MLB Discussing a “Fan-Friendly” Batting Practice Improvement

The home team might start taking batting practice second – aka, closer to game time.

by February 22, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
BIF: Why You Shouldn’t Play Dodgeball with a Softball Pitcher

BIF: Why You Shouldn’t Play Dodgeball with a Softball Pitcher

Baseball is Fun: Because it looks painful. Very Painful.

by February 22, 2017 Baseball is Fun