BIF: Steven Souza Has One Birthday Request for Adam Jones: “Stop Waving at Me, Adam.”

BIF: Steven Souza Has One Birthday Request for Adam Jones: “Stop Waving at Me, Adam.”

Baseball is Fun: Oh Adam Jones, you silly goose! *whispers: never stop waving*

by April 26, 2017 Baseball is Fun
Theo Epstein, From President of the Cubs to President … of the United States?

Theo Epstein, From President of the Cubs to President … of the United States?

One political thought leader seems to believe Epstein would be a fantastic candidate, if only he were interested.

by April 26, 2017 Chicago Cubs News

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A Weird Win, Bullpen Dominance, Schwarber DH, Thames Talk, and Other Bullets

The Cubs won without the benefit of an RBI for the first time in a long time, and the bullpen stepped up again. Much more to discuss.

Cubs Minor League Baseball: Smokies Pitching Leads a Day With Too Much Goodness

Cubs Minor League Baseball: Smokies Pitching Leads a Day With Too Much Goodness

A lotta great stuff down on the farm, including a two-homer day for a 2016 Cubs draftee.

BIF: Eric Thames Has the Perfect Response to More Random Drug Tests

BIF: Eric Thames Has the Perfect Response to More Random Drug Tests

Baseball is Fun: Thames handles PED questions like a BOSS.

by April 26, 2017 Baseball is Fun
BIF: OMG. Chris Coghlan Just Somersaulted OVER Yadier Molina!

BIF: OMG. Chris Coghlan Just Somersaulted OVER Yadier Molina!

Baseball is Fun: CHRIS COGHLAN … NO WAY DID YOU JUST DO THAT.

by April 25, 2017 Baseball is Fun

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Pirates 0 – April 25, 2017

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Pirates 0 – April 25, 2017

Doesn’t look like last night, but a win’s a win! The Cubs got a freebie, and the Pirates got none.

by April 25, 2017 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs at Pirates (6:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs at Pirates (6:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

The Chicago Cubs have a chance to wrap up the series win tonight in Pittsburgh.

by April 25, 2017 Pre-Gamin'
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Sponsored: Fanatics is having a 25% off deal today on all orders $40 or more. Tons of stuff to check out, my friends.

by April 25, 2017 Sponsored
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Jason Heyward is Hitting the Ball Harder Than Any Other Cub, and is Among the Best in MLB

Jason Heyward isn’t just suddenly getting good results without explanation – he’s hitting the ball really, really hard.

by April 25, 2017 Analysis and Commentary

Strange Bedfellows: Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush Reportedly to Buy Miami Marlins

Strange Bedfellows: Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush Reportedly to Buy Miami Marlins

That’s certainly an interesting duo.

by April 25, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
Chicago Cubs Lineup: Albert Almora Heads Back Out to Center Field

Chicago Cubs Lineup: Albert Almora Heads Back Out to Center Field

Albert Almora and the Cubs head back out against the Pirates.

by April 25, 2017 Cubs Lineups
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The BABIP Gods Smiled on Addison Russell (Which Happens When You’re Barely Ever Striking Out)

Addison Russell notched four hits last night for the first time in his career.

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Kyle Hendricks and the Interplay Between Velocity, Mechanics, and Results

Kyle Hendricks tries again tonight against the Pirates. Will there be a bump in velocity? Improved command? Better results? It’s all related.

by April 25, 2017 Analysis and Commentary
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MLB Totally Randomly Drug Tested Anthony Rizzo Immediately After He Commented on Testing System

It’s a strange situation, but it really might have been random. More on the MLB drug testing system and the Cubs.