Hello, good day, hope you are all doing fantastic. It is Friday, and as well all know, that means it is time for some ramblings. It is time to just throw some thoughts out there, see what sticks, then ask some hopefully intriguing questions and create some debate. That is what we do here, so let’s get it on. The trade deadline is Sunday, and a certain third baseman might be … [Read more...] about The Chicago Cubs are NOT GOOD at baseball
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: David K. Anytime I have written anything about Carlos Zambrano, I always half-jokingly mention his craziness and habit of taking out his anger out on helpless Gatorade jugs. Now you know why. Big Z lost it Wednesday afternoon, throwing an impressive tantrum by bumping the home plate umpire then throwing HIM out of the game, whipping the ball into the outfield, … [Read more...] about Catching Up with the Cubs
By Paul Schmidt So as a general rule I have been the most pessimistic Cub fan I know. Outside of the loss of Mark DeRosa (which every Cub fan hated this past offseason), I hated every single move the Cubs made both with their offense and with their pitching staff. I felt as though they completely weakened the team from a season ago in a reaction that could only be … [Read more...] about One…Two…Three…Let’s All Step Back From the Ledge
By: David K. 17 of the 21 "experts" on ESPN.com predicted the Cubs to take home the NL Central for a third straight year. The other four "experts" think the Cardinals will dethrone the Lovable Losers. I say "experts" because one writer actually picked the Reds to represent the National League in the World Series. Really, Enrique Rojas? Anyway, here are my "expert" … [Read more...] about NL Central Predictions