Not Sweating the Cardinals in Short Shorts and Other Bullets

Not Sweating the Cardinals in Short Shorts and Other Bullets

The Cubs’ odds to win the division are still rather enormous. But … I can’t blame frustration.

by June 23, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Minor League Daily: The Value of Depth at Iowa

Cubs Minor League Daily: The Value of Depth at Iowa

When the big league team loses a player, someone’s always right there ready to step up.


Enhanced Box Score: Cardinals 7, Cubs 2 – June 22, 2016

Enhanced Box Score: Cardinals 7, Cubs 2 – June 22, 2016

That was not a successful series.

by June 22, 2016 Enhanced Box Scores
Miguel Montero Leaves Game with Right Knee Issue (UPDATE: Rizzo Left, Too)

Miguel Montero Leaves Game with Right Knee Issue (UPDATE: Rizzo Left, Too)

No word on the severity yet. (UPDATE: Sounds like Montero is going to be OK, but Rizzo is day-to-day with back stiffness.)

by June 22, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Still Dominating All-Star Balloting, Which Will Make Some Folks Chippy

Cubs Still Dominating All-Star Balloting, Which Will Make Some Folks Chippy

The whole infield, and the top outfielder.

by June 22, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
Pre-Gamin’: Cardinals at Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

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

The Cubs will try to stave off the series sweep, and they’ve got the right man for the job on the mound.

by June 22, 2016 Pre-Gamin'
Liquor License Committee Passes Ordinance – Not What Cubs Were Looking For

Liquor License Committee Passes Ordinance – Not What Cubs Were Looking For

The restrictions on the plaza would be fairly significant.

by June 22, 2016 Chicago Cubs News

Eloy Jimenez Called His Monster 9th Inning, All-Star-Game-Tying Home Run (VIDEO)

Eloy Jimenez Called His Monster 9th Inning, All-Star-Game-Tying Home Run (VIDEO)

Eloy Jimenez is having a huge year, and that includes the All-Star game.

The New Cubs Bullpen: Concepcion’s Debut, Patton’s Numbers, Edwards’ Stuff, More

The New Cubs Bullpen: Concepcion’s Debut, Patton’s Numbers, Edwards’ Stuff, More

The Cubs’ bullpen looks very different than it did just a few days ago. How will it all shake out? How did Concepcion look last night?

by June 22, 2016 Analysis and Commentary
Chicago Cubs Lineup: Russell Sits, Szczur Starts, Weather Looms

Chicago Cubs Lineup: Russell Sits, Szczur Starts, Weather Looms

Here’s the group to take on Michael Wacha today in the series ender.

by June 22, 2016 Cubs Lineups
Yet Another Albert Almora Jr. Diving Catch, But They Never Get Old (VIDEO)

Yet Another Albert Almora Jr. Diving Catch, But They Never Get Old (VIDEO)

Defense is, like, his thing, man.

by June 22, 2016 Chicago Cubs News

Too Many Words About One-Run Games and Good Teams and Other Bullets

Too Many Words About One-Run Games and Good Teams and Other Bullets

The Cubs aren’t suddenly less impressive because they have a losing record in one-run games.

Cubs Minor League Daily: All-Star Awesomeness and a Draft Check-In

Cubs Minor League Daily: All-Star Awesomeness and a Draft Check-In

Worried that the Cubs haven’t signed many draft picks yet? Don’t.