Analysis and Commentary


There Is No Long View In The World Series

There Is No Long View In The World Series

The Cubs are down 3-1 to the Indians, and the Indians have earned it.

by October 30, 2016 Analysis and Commentary
The Unenviable 2-1 Hole

The Unenviable 2-1 Hole

Nothing is over, as we’ve seen before, but this is not a good spot to be in.

by October 29, 2016 Analysis and Commentary

Michael’s World Series Odyssey in Cleveland

Michael’s World Series Odyssey in Cleveland

Hitting the road and taking in a World Series game in enemy territory.

by October 28, 2016 Analysis and Commentary
Arrieta’s Near History, Schwarber Stats, Coming Winds, and Other Bullets

Arrieta’s Near History, Schwarber Stats, Coming Winds, and Other Bullets

That was the deepest World Series no-hitter in almost 50 years. How about that?

The Chicago Cubs HAVE Won a World Series Game

The Chicago Cubs HAVE Won a World Series Game

After last night’s win, things are looking fairly bright for the Cubs.

Trevor Bauer, His Curveball, and Chances Against the Chicago Cubs

Trevor Bauer, His Curveball, and Chances Against the Chicago Cubs

Trevor Bauer takes on the Cubs tonight in Game 2 of the 2016 World Series.

by October 26, 2016 Analysis and Commentary
It’s Not Like Losing Game One is Good, But Perspective and Other Bullets

It’s Not Like Losing Game One is Good, But Perspective and Other Bullets

To be quite clear: losing the first game in the series doesn’t mean the Cubs are screwed. Come on, now.


Obligatory Check: The Strike Zone Was Not Really the Issue Last Night

Obligatory Check: The Strike Zone Was Not Really the Issue Last Night

If you were beefing about the zone, you probably don’t have a case.

by October 26, 2016 Analysis and Commentary
Playoff Fatigue, Lefties, and The Cubs’ Chances Against Corey Kluber in Game One

Playoff Fatigue, Lefties, and The Cubs’ Chances Against Corey Kluber in Game One

The Cubs face in the Indians’ ace in Game One.

by October 25, 2016 Analysis and Commentary
We Will Know

We Will Know

The World Series begins today. The one you’ve waited for.

by October 25, 2016 Analysis and Commentary
Matching Up the Cubs and Indians Probably Gives the Cubs the Edge and Other Bullets

Matching Up the Cubs and Indians Probably Gives the Cubs the Edge and Other Bullets

Position by position, the Cubs have more strengths than the Indians, though not everywhere.


Thank You For Being Such an Important Part of This Moment and Other Bullets

Thank You For Being Such an Important Part of This Moment and Other Bullets

I couldn’t do these things without your support. That, plus more from last night’s ground-shifting win.

Back to the Matter at Hand: The Cubs Try Again to Beat Clayton Kershaw

Back to the Matter at Hand: The Cubs Try Again to Beat Clayton Kershaw

Any hope embedded in that title? Well, maybe a little something to hold onto.

by October 22, 2016 Analysis and Commentary