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...

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...

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Percent of plate appearances against Tyler Chatwood that don’t end with a walk or a hit.

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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