Spoiler alert: They’re going to do it again

Two years ago the Cubs were indisputably the best team in baseball.  They won 103 games and they...

2018 MLB Over/Unders

t's a tradition unlike any other.  No, it's not Jim Nantz creepily giving his tie to a player...

An oral history of the Mitch Trubisky trade

Bears fans booed.  Mike Glennon wept.  John Fox looked confused.  John Lynch's CTE subsided just...

In defense of Joe Maddon

So crazy Joe Maddon wandered into a boutique shop and saw some awful mashup art on the wall and...

Joe’s new motivational idea is a real work of art

So, Joe Maddon has decided to put "the art back in baseball" with some commissioned artwork of...

An oral history of the Yu Darvish press conference

There's really no better way to get the inside story on something than to do in-depth interviews...

Catch 22

What happens when you hit 100 flyballs to Kyle Schwarber.

The Angels secure Ohtani but will he live up to the hype?

In any sport, when the season finishes, fans as well as teams begin to take stock and the same question is usually on everyone's lips: “Who can we get in to take us to the next level?” No matter if your side had a losing record, if they managed to scrape into the...

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Can Phil possibly keep up this pace?

Today is November 9 and if you figure that most teams report to Spring Training just after Valentine's Day, there are about 13 weeks left in the offseason. Gang, I'm worried about Phil Rogers.  He's always been the standard bearer for dumb, but he's really cranked up...

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Sometimes it just takes balls

Sometime just after the four hour and 40 minute marathon panic attack that the Cubs put us through, as the TV showed them in their now iconic pose where they pile up for their playoff round victory photo on the pitcher's mound, one thought popped into the fog of my...

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Doubt them at your own peril

I get it.  I understand why you may be skeptical about the Cubs as they head back to the playoffs for the third straight year.  The bullpen was better in the first half than the second.  The starting pitching is quality, but in a bit of injury-induced disarray.  The...

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Podcast: 2017 NLDS Preview

The only negative thing about the Cubs making the playoffs is that when they do, these idiots host a podcast.  This time, our heroes were joined by a third host and a very special guest. And, you'll be shocked who they picked to...

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Baseball heaven will never be the same

Baseball gave the Best Fans in Baseball™ a swift kick in the gnads when they had the Cubs open the defense of their World Series title in Busch Stadium back in April.  The Cardinals responded by bringing out the giant horses to crap all over the field, and they rolled...

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The time the Cubs swept a doubleheader to win the NL Central

It's a funny thing about the 2003 season, because it ended so horribly, and was followed up by the even worse experience of 2004 we don't just not look back fondly on the season, we hardly look back on it at all.  But until games five, six and seven of the NLCS it was...

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