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...

Read More
E-ramis has nowhere else to go
Nov05

E-ramis has nowhere else to go

When the Cubs re-signed E-ramis Ramirez in the offseason after the wonderfully enjoyable final Dusty Baker year, it seemed like folly that they would give him a player option after the 2010 season.  Surely, E-ramis, one of the best third basemen in the game would at the very least exercise the option to get a new deal from the Cubs, if not to get the hell out of town. But yesterday, E-ramis let the deadline to opt out of his contract...

Read More

Cubs 2012? God help us all

Since I was a kid I’ve always looked forward to picking up The Sporting News baseball preview magazine.  There’s a lot wrong with it, of course, it’s written way too early in the offseason to catch all of the transactions, their predictions suffer as a result, and well, it’s The Sporting News. But it’s always been–along with finding out if Yosh Kawano saw his shadow on February 2–one of the...

Read More

Rick Morrissey is tangibly awful

I probably don’t have to remind you that Kermit’s and my newest Facebook friend, Chicago Tribune sports “columnist” Rick Morrissey is a simplistic boob.  I probably don’t have to remind you of that, because Rick takes it upon himself to remind us several times per week. It has to be exhausting, really. And beyond the impressive effort he puts into crafting his head-scratching nonsense is the consistency...

Read More