Mailbag: What is with this Seattke thing?

Mailbag: What is with this Seattke thing?

Another week and another batch of insightful questions from you, the home reader.  This week we answer a great mystery of Desipio “in-jokes”, catch up with Chuck McElroy, get an update on Wrigley Field Malt Cups and answer the eternal question Coach Taylor...
Six questions with Jon Lester

Six questions with Jon Lester

ESPNChicago.com’s Jesse Rogers has been doing “Five Question” interviews sporadically at Cubs camp this spring.  So I figured, “I’m better than Jesse.  I’ll do SIX question interviews.” Today, the series starts with new Cubs...
Oh, goody, Ryan Dempster’s back

Oh, goody, Ryan Dempster’s back

Just when everything seemed to be going so well.  The Cubs offseason had included getting the best manager in the game, bringing back Hank White, adding Dave Martinez to the coaching staff, and making an ambitious run at Jon Lester.  Hey, they’d even seen the...

This is just the kind of stuff we miss

Now that the 90th greatest Cub of all-time is off to Texas, look at the hilarity we are missing: I love MLB Network, but if someone would invent a Kevin Millar filter that would change the channel whenever he’s about to come on, they’d make a billion...

A Desipio oral history of the Ryan Dempster trade

Ryan Dempster, Cubs pitcher 2004-2012 I said all along that all I wanted to do was help the Cubs, and if I could help them by being traded to a contender for some supergreat prospects, then I was happy to do it.  Theo [Epstein, Cubs President of Baseball Operations]...