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...
A musky Winter Meeting Preview

A musky Winter Meeting Preview

The Baseball Winter Meetings are being held next week in the very place that I got married just four short years ago.  No, they’re not being held in the rumpus room at Del Boca Vista, but rather at the Swan and Dolphin Resort at Walt Disney World in Orlando....

Are the Cubs better after the fire sale?

At and around the trade deadline the Cubs, wallowing in fifth place, traded away their best starting pitcher, their opening day shortstop, a second baseman, their All-Star first baseman and their manager retired because frankly, going home to a sick mother was a more...

At least Derrek won’t have to limp too far

A month after professing his undying love for the Cubs and refusing to forsake them for a team with a chance at the pennant, Derrek Lee agreed to be traded to the Atlanta Braves.  Presumably he had to sign the agreement while lying face down on a massage table,...

Let’s dump some of these losers

I have one of those lame Cubs fact a day calendars on my desk and every morning, I tear off another day, I read the fact or the trivia question and then I unsuccessfully try to slit my wrists with the little piece of paper I’ve torn off.  Today, the trivia...