“Man, baseball is fun, wow.”
Down by one with two outs in the bottom of the 9th, a hit, a boot, a runner biff, a mis-throw, and a walk-off.
Another person connected to the Astros who may have done some cheating and/or criming.
I cannot get enough about how much Willson Contreras improved.
Truly Elite Fastballing, Cubs International Spending, Addison Russell, Eddy Julio Martinez, and Other Cubs Bullets
It’s been a rough year for Addison Russell, and it didn’t get better in the KBO.
Voting is good, so the athletes say. (And they’re right!)
The players, meanwhile, remain largely the same.
MLBits: Gold Glove Battles, Luhnow Probably Knew, Players Choice Awards, Betts the (Almost) Brewer, More
Just imagine if the Brewers had acquired Mookie Betts back in 2013 … yikes.
How many times can we hurt ourselves?
Pino appears to be a late entrant into the (now) 2021 IFA class, and could be a good one.
It turns out, the timing of a transition in the Cubs front office is not necessarily all that settled yet.
The Cubs Hall of Fame outfielder played a key role in proving collusion among the owners in the late-80s. Remember the blank contract?
It’s their biggest sale ever.
Lukewarm Stove: Bauer Getting $250M?! Kim a “Long-Shot” for Cubs, Ozuna’s Future, Carl Edwards Jr., More
No way Bauer gets that much … right?
Molina even suggests that MLB just doesn’t want him to catch Johnny Bench …
Love your glove and it will love you back.
Hopefully this isn’t a prelude to the Cy Young.
The White Sox job is going to be very attractive to any candidate.
Kris Bryant, Javy Báez, Kyle Schwarber, Anthony Rizzo. The Cubs wouldn’t actually *release* any of these guys just to save money, right?
No new deal in place between Sinclair and Hulu means, among other regional sports networks, Marquee goes poof from the lineup.
The Cubs didn’t prioritize velocity for a long time, and it’s hard not to get jealous when watching the World Series.
Any chance Cohen’s vast wealth and financial weight is an issue?
Tetsuto Yamada has been called Japan’s Mike Trout, which is just so unfair to do to anyone. But setting that aside, he’s really intriguing.
Teams need to know certain rules plans as soon as possible, but many of those will require a side agreement … which means money negotiations.
The Cubs reportedly laid off 100+ employees this year.
We can celebrate the Cubs World Series win while also acknowledging the last few years have been really disappointing at an organizational level.
Luis Campusano was reportedly in possession of a whole lotta weed, but a felony charge seems way over the top.
Former Astros GM Jeff Luhnow Says He Didn’t Know About the Cheating, Wanted to Take Lie Detector Test
“[MLB] had to create a case they felt good enough about in order to punish me.”
We didn’t get a whole lot of defensive data this year, but some interesting story lines emerged.
It could actually be time for Yadi Molina to sign with a team that isn’t the Cardinals.
I’m already ready to flash back to a 2020 moment. A former Cubs pitching coach that you barely remember just got a new job. More.
Jeremy Jeffress is a finalist as NL Reliever of the Year.
Lukewarm Stove: Kim’s Options, Reds Shortstop Vacancy, Yankees, LeMahieu, Tanaka, Red Sox Cuts, More
Kim doesn’t HAVE to sign this year. That, and much more from the rumor mill.