There’s a tiny bit of pride involved, and it technically counts in the standings, but that’s pretty much it.
Analysis and Commentary
He didn’t mean it in the same literal way I did yesterday, but he did dump on it as a meaningful tool for evaluation.
Will we ever be free from its pernicious clutches?
Two different approaches, sure. But what really matters is the two different situations.
It was an ugly month for the Cubs, and it could have been a lot better. Does that matter?
Three of the Cubs’ bats blew up in a big way last night – let’s look at the impact.
We all knew the strikeouts were a problem, but, more specifically, it’s the swinging and missing.
There are some ugly numbers, but, when you provide a little context, it’s easy to step back from the ledge.
In the span of nine innings, Castro went from “struggling” to being at the top of his game.
Thoughts on why Sammy Sosa wasn’t invited to celebrate at Wrigley last week, and why it was the right decision.
If I can divorce myself from the game outcome, the day was a pretty well-done thing.
If you’re the Chicago Cubs, and a giant cake of Wrigley Field eventually lands in a dumpster, it’s a national story.