Cubs functionally illiterate manager Dale Sveum has narrowed his 25 man roster down to 28 or so (nobody’s sure how high Dale can count), and it’s a sight to behold. An outfield of four washed up guys and the plodding Joe Mather, an infield that’s only three-fourths short on Major League quality talent, a catching corps that has the best one on a bus to Iowa, and a pitching staff so thin, that not only did Jeff Samardzjia make the rotation, but they’re actually going to miss him in the bullpen.
Sports Illustrated doesn’t think the Cubs can win 70 games this year. I’m not sure they can win twelve.Read More
The Cubs 30 Clubs in 30 Days is a gift that keeps on giving. First we had Ryan Dempster going all assclown and doing his horrendous Harry Caray impersonation, then we got Starlin Castro trying to explain how he’s going to fix his fielding by actually looking where he’s throwing, and now we get Harold Reynolds telling Geovany Soto he looks fat.Read More
The Cubs equipment truck is on its way to Mesa, which can mean only one thing…hijack that puppy and get all the clean jock straps you can stuff in your shorts! No, wait, it means Spring Training is on the way. You know what else says that? A fucking calendar. But it’s so much more fun to take a picture of an Allied Van Lines truck and post that.
This is going to be a fascinating spring for the Cubs. They have more burning questions than a Ryan Braun doctor visit.Read More
Now that the deal is official, Cubs fans can get as giddy about their favorite team hiring a real talent to run their baseball operations as they’d like. Make no mistake, that hiring Theo Epstein away from the Red Sox will finally enable the Cubs to start using all of the sizable advantages they have over almost every other team in the National League.Read More