Despite all of the rancor, the calls for his head, the snarky comments that he should have been managing this season from the dugout while wearing a smoking jacket and drinking a martini...yes, Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella will be missed. … [Read more...] about A Fond Adieu to Sweet, Sweet Lou
Under my "Lou Piniella, ella ella, eh, eh" is a song we will no longer hear. The hilarious, but very poorly sung parody of Rihanna's "Umbrella" about the Cubs' 2007 division title season, must now be retired. Cubs manager Lou Piniella today gave the following statement to announce he has made the decision to retire following the 2010 season. … [Read more...] about Cubs Manager Lou Piniella Retiring when Season Concludes
Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella should be happy that today is the same day as the Blackhawks' Stanley Cup parade. And that there's reported in-fighting between White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen and GM Kenny Williams. Otherwise, we'd have a slow news day on our hands, and his latest rant, right before the BP Crosstown Cup, would be ubiquitous right now. I can't find the video … [Read more...] about Lou Loses it before BP Crosstown Cup
By Paul Schmidt and Jake McCormick Nothing fires me up like a series revival between true rivals. While Cubs-Sox always dominates Chicago headlines, true Cubs fans know that their real arch rival is, in fact, an Arch rival. Get it? See what I did there? The rival is the St. Louis Cardinals, and they have an Arch there! It’s funny! Laugh, dammit, laugh!!! Ahem…anyway, … [Read more...] about Lohse! Wells! It’s Cubs-Cards, on WGN!
By Paul Schmidt The halfway point of the baseball season has been reached for the Chicago Cubs. Suffice it to say, things didn’t quite go as planned. What has happened? What will happen? Let’s take a brief, brief look back (mainly because that’s all I can stomach) and then a glance at the future as we try to figure out where this team is going to take us in this wild and … [Read more...] about 50% of 162 is…uhh…Where’s my Calculator?
By Paul Schmidt Nothing like an easy week or so of baseball to just get you relaxed. The Cubs have always given their fans something of a workout, pumping them waaaayyyy up, then bringing them waaaayyyy down. I feel as though, personally, that they may actually make my head explode. Somehow, in their last 10 games, the Cubs are 6-4. It seems ridiculous to see this in … [Read more...] about Cubbies are Consistently Inconsistent