Phildo’s Power Wankings: The (not) putting Pujols into context edition
May02

Phildo’s Power Wankings: The (not) putting Pujols into context edition

When last we heard from our ranking hero Phil Rogers he was trying to understand the Spinx that is Chad Billingsley, he was rewarding the Mets scrappy start by moving them down the rankings, and he wanted to rank the plucky Indians higher, but the feces throwing monkeys who rank the teams would not listen to him. This week, Phil has a shocking number of one sentence (i.e. mailed in without any effort or thought) entries.  Apparently...

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Cardinals fans handle Pujols departure with typical class
Dec11

Cardinals fans handle Pujols departure with typical class

The media loves to go on and on about how Cardinals fans are the best in baseball.  The media says lots of stupid shit. This week, Cardinals fans had a chance to show just how the best fans in baseball would react to a great player doing the a favor and not clogging up their payroll for a decade after he’s already started to slide down the backside of his career arc.  Albert Pujols, long the best player in the game, and still...

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Should the Cubs be willing to trade anybody?
Nov29

Should the Cubs be willing to trade anybody?

Every time I see outrage on the Interwebs among Cubs fans I reflexively run to the side opposite the outrage.  The reason?  Cubs fans are idiots. What caused the idiot horde to take their rage out for a spin yesterday?  Busty Olney reported the Cubs would listen to trade offers on Matt Garza. WELL HOLY SHIT MERLENE, GET THE PITCHFORKS AND TORCHES, WEEZE GONNA PAY THEO A LITTLE VISIT! A quick scan of the Cubs 40 man roster is a...

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Phildo on Theo, Ryne and Albert
Oct24

Phildo on Theo, Ryne and Albert

The best thing about the Cubs getting a new general manager is that we can all live through the countless, pointless, “Ryno deserves it!” posts about the Cubs managerial job.  Granted, there’s somebody in that job, but nobody has ever had any problem talking about Mike Quade like he’s not in the room. Mike Quade’s pediatrician: I’m sorry ma’am, your son’s going to be a smooth skinned,...

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BREAKING: Phil’s still dumb
Sep23

BREAKING: Phil’s still dumb

I spent yesterday actually writing about the Cubs…writing the Cubs season wrap up for our good friend Kevin Kaduk and the Big League Stew Blog at Yahoo! Sports.  And because of that, I had to halt the urge to rip a particularly awful (and that’s saying something) Phil Rogers shitfest. Hah!  Phil doesn’t get off that easily. Talking baseball while feeling Jay Cutler’s pain:  If you mean that both of you suffer from...

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