Six questions with Tom Ricketts
Mar06

Six questions with Tom Ricketts

By now, you know the drill, just like I did with Jon Lester and Starlin Castro, I one-up Jesse Rogers’ pathetic five question interview with a much more in-depth six question interview.  Today’s guest1 is Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts. Nice of you to agree to do this interview, Tom. Yeah, about that.  Let me make a note to fire whoever is in charge of my schedule these days. Oh, it’s still Dennis Culloton.  To be fair,...

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Oiled up and ready: Darren Rovell chats with Tom Ricketts
Mar01

Oiled up and ready: Darren Rovell chats with Tom Ricketts

ESPN financial wizard and obsequious Twitter blowhard Darren Rovell showed up at Cubs camp last week for a sit down of the only two guys unironically still pasting their hair into place with copious amounts of pomade. Rovell played all the hits in three minutes of your life that you’ll never get back. It starts with Tom saying, “If someone would have told me you could Theo as your baseball operations [sic], you could have...

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Tom Ricketts fires up the fans
Oct10

Tom Ricketts fires up the fans

It’s that time of year again.  Cubs season ticket holders got their annual love letter from Tom Ricketts, where he thanks them for supporting them through thin and thin and reminds them that things won’t always this be this bad and asks them if they need help finding their checkbooks. Dear Cubs Fans – Over the past few years, the Chicago Cubs have embarked on a journey unlike any other in sports. But a lot like the...

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Tom Ricketts “Moving Forward” video: the original shooting script
May22

Tom Ricketts “Moving Forward” video: the original shooting script

The Cubs are serious about this Wrigley Field renovation stuff.  So serious they had their de facto chairman, Tom Ricketts stare glass eyed into a camera in all sorts of casual Friday apparel to state the case why the Cubs are tired of waiting for the rooftop owners to agree with them on their renovation plan, so screw it, the Cubs are going back to their original plans and they’re going to just do it.  Probably.  Perhaps. The...

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Debunking the “facts” used to debunk the myths
Sep25

Debunking the “facts” used to debunk the myths

So today, Gordon Wittenmyer of what’s left of the Chicago Sun-Times decided to play Snopes and debunk five things he thinks are myths about the Cubs rebuilding plan.  Because two years of rebuilding 100 years of suck is more than enough, so it’s time to expose Theo Epstein for what he really is, a big fraud who poops his pants. Cubs’ rebuilding project has taken on as much fiction as fact Myths?  Fiction?  Hey, it’s...

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