Articles by: Luis Medina


BIF: This WBC Semifinal Is Already Nuts: Crazy Defense and Dingers in the FIRST Inning

BIF: This WBC Semifinal Is Already Nuts: Crazy Defense and Dingers in the FIRST Inning

From Baseball is Fun: This Puerto Rico – Netherlands game is already crazy!

by March 20, 2017 Baseball is Fun
Chills: World Series Game 7 Documentary ‘Reign Men’ Airing Soon

Chills: World Series Game 7 Documentary ‘Reign Men’ Airing Soon

New stories about Game 7 from the players who ended the Cubs’ World Series drought will be told in a CSN Chicago original production.

by March 14, 2017 Chicago Cubs News

Pleasant Surprise: Cubs World Series Win Made Joe Maddon Baseball’s Highest-Paid Manager

Pleasant Surprise: Cubs World Series Win Made Joe Maddon Baseball’s Highest-Paid Manager

Maddon didn’t even know he had an escalator in his deal with the Cubs.

by March 9, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Prospect Notes: Johnson to Pen, Hatch’s Rebirth, Maddon Digging Some Less-Heralded Guys, More

Cubs Prospect Notes: Johnson to Pen, Hatch’s Rebirth, Maddon Digging Some Less-Heralded Guys, More

Joe Maddon raves about a new wave of talent that isn’t getting the kind of attention other top prospects have received in prior years.

The Cactus League Season Is Here: Cubs’ Updated Spring Training Broadcast Schedule

The Cactus League Season Is Here: Cubs’ Updated Spring Training Broadcast Schedule

It’s time for Chicago Cubs spring training baseball, and you can catch it all on TV, radio, or online.

by February 25, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
BIF: Crazy Spring Training Food Includes Bacon-Wrapped-Burger-Wrapped Hot Dog, Cotton Candy Dog

BIF: Crazy Spring Training Food Includes Bacon-Wrapped-Burger-Wrapped Hot Dog, Cotton Candy Dog

From Baseball is Fun: Who’s hungry for some insanity?

by February 25, 2017 Baseball is Fun
Two Cubs Starting Pitchers Are Ranked Among the Top 10 in Baseball

Two Cubs Starting Pitchers Are Ranked Among the Top 10 in Baseball

The Cubs’ rotation features two of baseball’s pitchers, but a case can be made for a third pitcher who was snubbed.


BIF: Today is the 25th Anniversary of “Homer at the Bat” – Who Would Make Mr. Burns’ Squad Today?

BIF: Today is the 25th Anniversary of “Homer at the Bat” – Who Would Make Mr. Burns’ Squad Today?

From Baseball is Fun: Gotta get Kris Bryant in there somewhere. Just no catastrophes to befall him!

by February 20, 2017 Baseball is Fun
BIF: Carter Capps is Back, Sporting His Uniquely Incredible (Illegal?) Delivery

BIF: Carter Capps is Back, Sporting His Uniquely Incredible (Illegal?) Delivery

From Baseball is Fun: It’s a thing of beauty to watch … but how is it still legal?

by February 15, 2017 Baseball is Fun
Cubs Prospect Notes: Who’s Most Ready, State of the Pitchers, Jimenez, PCL Travels, More

Cubs Prospect Notes: Who’s Most Ready, State of the Pitchers, Jimenez, PCL Travels, More

With Spring Training on tap, Cubs fans can get a great look at some up-and-coming Minor Leaguers.

by February 14, 2017 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
BIF: Netflix and Grill? Prince Fielder Will Be Hosting A Cooking Show (No, Really)

BIF: Netflix and Grill? Prince Fielder Will Be Hosting A Cooking Show (No, Really)

From Baseball is Fun: Prince Fielder has found a delicious way to spend his life after baseball.

by February 12, 2017 Baseball is Fun
BIF: Ivan Rodriguez Was the Real Winner of the Infamous Robin Ventura-Nolan Ryan Tussle

BIF: Ivan Rodriguez Was the Real Winner of the Infamous Robin Ventura-Nolan Ryan Tussle

From Baseball is Fun: Turns out we don’t know as much as we thought we knew about Ryan whoopin’ Ventura.

by February 9, 2017 Baseball is Fun

Cubs Prospect Notes: Happ, Jimenez, Cease, Underwood, Pitching Depth, and a Second Base Sleeper

Cubs Prospect Notes: Happ, Jimenez, Cease, Underwood, Pitching Depth, and a Second Base Sleeper

More from Jason McLeod and Keith Law on a number of Cubs prospects.

by February 8, 2017 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Commissioner Manfred Speaks: Pace of Play, World Baseball Classic, Travel Restrictions, More

Commissioner Manfred Speaks: Pace of Play, World Baseball Classic, Travel Restrictions, More

Pace of play remains a priority for Rob Manfred, who also weighs in on the WBC, game streaming, no worries about a travel ban and more.

by February 4, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
Winning Championships With Outfield Defense; Can Cubs Do It Again With a Different Group?

Winning Championships With Outfield Defense; Can Cubs Do It Again With a Different Group?

The Cubs build a championship-caliber outfield where line drives went to die in 2016. Can they do it again in 2017?

by February 3, 2017 Analysis and Commentary