Ben Zobrist’s Crazy Numbers and Even Crazier Peripherals

Ben Zobrist’s Crazy Numbers and Even Crazier Peripherals

When Zobrist and Joe Maddon suggest the second baseman is playing at the highest level of his career, they aren’t kidding.

by May 27, 2016 Analysis and Commentary
Pre-Gamin’: Phillies at Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Pre-Gamin’: Phillies at Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Jon Lester takes the ball for the Cubs, who hope to extend their winning streak to three games today.

by May 27, 2016 Pre-Gamin'

Will the Cubs Target Stud Lefty Andrew Miller in Trade This Season?

Will the Cubs Target Stud Lefty Andrew Miller in Trade This Season?

One report suggests a fit, and I see it, too. Also: Miller’s performance this year is almost literally unbelievable.

Chicago Cubs Lineup: Rizzo and Heyward Sit, Lots of Other Changes

Chicago Cubs Lineup: Rizzo and Heyward Sit, Lots of Other Changes

The new-look lineup features just one lefty … Jon Lester.

by May 27, 2016 Cubs Lineups
Series Preview: Phillies at Cubs, May 27 – May 29, 2016

Series Preview: Phillies at Cubs, May 27 – May 29, 2016

The Phillies coming to Wrigley Field for a weekend series? What’s the worst that could happen …

by May 27, 2016 Series Previews
The MacPhail Era, Matusz, Bryant’s Versatility, and Other Bullets

The MacPhail Era, Matusz, Bryant’s Versatility, and Other Bullets

How do you remember that era? Fondly? I doubt it. Also: Kris Bryant is incredible in so many ways.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Any Baseball Plans? Plus, a Long Streak is Over

Cubs Minor League Daily: Any Baseball Plans? Plus, a Long Streak is Over

Remember how Gerardo Concepcion had yet to give up a run?


Chicago Cubs Outright Lefty C.J. Riefenhauser to AAA Iowa

Chicago Cubs Outright Lefty C.J. Riefenhauser to AAA Iowa

The Cubs free up yet another 40-man roster spot.

Cubs Off-Day Check-In: Things Are Still Rosy All Over

Cubs Off-Day Check-In: Things Are Still Rosy All Over

The Cubs not only still have the best record in baseball, but their underlying performance supports an even stronger record.

by May 26, 2016 Analysis and Commentary
Jake Arrieta’s First Rough Start in a Long Time … and His Hall of Fame Chances

Jake Arrieta’s First Rough Start in a Long Time … and His Hall of Fame Chances

Yesterday was not a very good start for Jake Arrieta, which actually says a lot about how good he’s been.

MLBits: Shelby Miller Disaster, Wainwright Strike Zone, Samardzija, Urias Called Up, More

MLBits: Shelby Miller Disaster, Wainwright Strike Zone, Samardzija, Urias Called Up, More

Shelby Miller has struggled so badly this year that a demotion is possible. Top prospect Julio Urias is coming up, and much more.

by May 26, 2016 MLB News and Rumors

Limited Range, Ep. 43: Cue the Music

Limited Range, Ep. 43: Cue the Music

A lovely podcast listen for your off-day.

by May 26, 2016 Podcasts
The Chicago Cubs’ Rotation Features Some of the Best Pitches in All of Baseball

The Chicago Cubs’ Rotation Features Some of the Best Pitches in All of Baseball

Cubs starting pitchers are making the most out of some of baseball’s most wicked pitches.

by May 26, 2016 Analysis and Commentary