Ryan Theriot is terrible at baseball

Tip of the hat to Viva El Birdos for this.

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When Carlos says something wrong let me know
Jun06

When Carlos says something wrong let me know

After another fun time at the old ballpark gagging away a lead to the Cardinals, Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano decided to do something that apparently you just can’t do. He told the truth. He wasn’t ranting and raving like a lunatic, he was standing in front of his locker relatively calmly saying everything that everybody who watched Sunday’s game…and the 56 games before it, already knows. Hey, where did the...

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What if Darwin’s actually good?
Apr20

What if Darwin’s actually good?

As the Cubs long, lumbering, two step progression towards 81 wins (four more than I expected, and just enough to make MLB Betting interesting) continues lots of things are surprising about this team. The starting pitching was supposed to be a strength, but other than Carlos Zambrano it’s been pretty bad. The bullpen, as long as you can get to the Marshall-Wood-Marmol end is pretty stout. The expensive guys are actually hitting...

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Open letter to Cardinals Nation
Dec01

Open letter to Cardinals Nation

Dear mouthbreathing hillbillies of the world, I want to congratulate you on your favorite baseball team’s recent acquisition of Ryan Theriot to play…(pardon me while I try not to laugh and urinate at the same time)…shortstop for you next season. You’re going to love him.  He’s full of the false hustle and overrated grittiness that you seem to hold so dear in your baseballers.  Oh, and he’s a white...

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Are the Cubs better after the fire sale?

At and around the trade deadline the Cubs, wallowing in fifth place, traded away their best starting pitcher, their opening day shortstop, a second baseman, their All-Star first baseman and their manager retired because frankly, going home to a sick mother was a more attractive option than watching the team he was managing. And since then, the Cubs have gone 14-7 (.667) which is just a little bit better than the abysmal 51-74 (.408)...

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