Al got to interview Tom Ricketts again

Al got to interview Tom Ricketts again

Our old pal Alvin Yellon got another crack at interviewing Tom Ricketts (remember his previous disaster?), and it seems only fitting to take the time to take it down.  So let’s get to it. MESA, Arizona — Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts had a busy Monday. First, he...
Goddamn this

Goddamn this

I woke up this morning to a very large number in the red dot on my Twitter icon, and the first one I read said, “Desipio’s going to wake up to some bad news.”  My immediate reaction was that Luis Valbuena had signed a contract with the Cardinals. As...
You wanna gets nuts?  Let’s get nuts!

You wanna gets nuts? Let’s get nuts!

Since many of you have decided the Cubs are going to finish the season with five more losses, what would happen if every team in the NL playoff hunt finished 91-71?  What would that look like?  It would be chaos.  Glorious chaos. Because there’s only four...
Oral History: Neifi saves the season

Oral History: Neifi saves the season

The 2016 Cubs created a new generation of Cubs legends with guys you will never forget for all the best reasons. But lost in the glow of a world’s championship are the Cubs who paved the way.  The greats who toiled in the obscurity of losing. Those who should...