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...
Same old Dusty

Same old Dusty

The old Dustbag, Johnnie B. Baker Jr. sat down (presumably without his large adult son Darren sitting on his lap) with The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal to talk about…well, let’s just say Dusty’s nothing if not consistent.  Everything is always...