The Chicago Cubs are fresh off their fourth straight season of 90+ wins. Despite the disappointing abrupt end to last years campaign, the club looks to bounce back in a big way and once again show off how dominant they can be in the National League. Continue reading →
The Outfield position has always been deep and 2019 is no different. With five players being drafted in the 1st round, there is elite upside available with the first 15 outfielders off the board. This is one of the only positions that will not penalize you by reaching for an early pick because you have 2-5 more chances to get your starting lineup straight. No matter how you spin it, it’s deep. Continue reading →
The Chicago Cubs host the Colorado Rockies in the National League Wild Card game tonight at 8PM ET. The game will feature two of the best left-handed starters in the National League in Jon Lester and Kyle Freeland. Let’s take a look at the tale of the tape for both teams.
As a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan, the one thing I come to expect is the ebb and flow of emotion as I follow what I believe should be America’s Team. With exception of their historic 2016 Curse-bursting-edge-of-your-seat World Series Championship (i’m ok, really), Cubs fans always find themselves just on the outside looking in.
In the movie Bull Durham, arguably one of the greatest baseball movies, Crash Davis said what is becoming more of a prophetic quote by the day “Don’t try to strike everybody out. Strikeouts are boring. Besides that, they’re fascist. Throw some more groundballs, it’s more democratic.” Of course, at the time of that quote, Crash was talking to Nuke Laloosh in his pursuit of showing off his “million dollar arm,” but he could be talking about “the great church of baseball” as it stands today.