Cubs 2015 promo schedule
Feb25

Cubs 2015 promo schedule

It’s that time of year again, time when baseball teams show you what “free” crap you’ll get when you attend various games.  Nothing will top the Cubs giving out a bobblehead of a legend of another team like they did last year when they honored one of the most ignominious moments of their franchise history and “celebrated” the Babe Ruth called shot with a bobble last season. Here are the highlights...

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National League over/unders
Feb23

National League over/unders

A couple of days ago I broke down the Bovada over/unders for the American League.  If White Sox fans could read, I’m sure they’d be extra angry with me.  Today, lets check out them out for the National League, and, I’ll throw in extra prop bet for you for each team. Arizona D’bags 71.5 It wasn’t all that long ago that the D’bags were in the playoffs, taking the Brewers to the limit in the NLDS....

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NL Central position power rankings
Feb14

NL Central position power rankings

You know a writer has run out of things to write about when he or she starts doing lists.  The first official workout of spring training is still days away, so you are damn right I’m out of ideas. How about we rank every starter in the National League Central at every position? Does that sound pointless to you?  Sure it does.  Let’s do it anyway. Here’s how it works.  These are the projected starters.  If...

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What to watch for in Cubs spring training
Feb13

What to watch for in Cubs spring training

It’s officially less than a week until the start of spring training.  The Cubs will be christening their newly named, year-old ballpark by giving away game used urinal pucks to the first 14 fans who attend the first workout. If you get one, don’t be that guy, treasure it, don’t go for the quick buck on ebay. Sloan Field got its name when a toilet supply company paid big bucks to the Cubs, and its tempting to make a...

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It’s a big jump to the playoffs for the Cubs…but they’ve done it before
Feb06

It’s a big jump to the playoffs for the Cubs…but they’ve done it before

Their odds to win the World Series are down to 12:1, The Sporting News picked them to win the World Series and even Baseball Prospectus’ PECOTA system predicts them to finish within a game of the second wild card spot in the National League. So what do we think realistic expectations for the 2015 Cubs should be? They took last year’s dogshit team and added rookies to right field, second base, third starting pitcher and...

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