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Created 06 Mar 2020
  • Season Preview: Cubs Report (part two)
    07 Apr 2022 1 0
    Part one was focused mainly on the pitching staff. Now it’s time to break down the position players that will presumably start the season for the Cubs. Catchers Willson Contreras - There’s almost no c...
  • Season preview: Cubs Report
    07 Apr 2022 2 0
    After a longer than normal wait, the baseball season starts for real today. Cubs’ fans are so excited that tickets for the opener are going for as low as $13 on Stubhub. Stunning really. Apparently re...
  • Season Preview: Let's give out some awards
    05 Apr 2022 3 0
    So far in our blowout season preview I’ve made some fearless predictions and gone over the over/unders for each team. Today, let’s take a look at the potential award winners in each league. The odds a...
  • Fearless predictions for the 2022 Cubs
    01 Apr 2022 3 0
    Today marks the one-year anniversary of this newsletter selling subscriptions. It was supposed to happen exactly two years ago, but, I’m not sure if you remember this, there used to be a worldwide pan...
  • Can't baseball players just be weird?
    29 Mar 2022 4 1
    Nothing intrigues baseball announcers quite like players—especially pitchers— who do weird shit and insist that it’s all really well thought out and important. When we were kids (well, when some of us...
  • The Cubs roster is taking shape
    28 Mar 2022 3 2
    Believe it or not, the MLB regular season is just a week and a half away and the Cubs are going to have some really tough roster decisions. Cuts are always hard, and especially this year. I don’t envy...
  • Cubs 'free' crap giveaway rater part two
    25 Mar 2022 3 2
    If you haven’t read part one, go here. Otherwise, our tour of “exciting” Cubs giveaways continues! Friday, August 5 v. Miami - Neon tank top This is such a stylish design that Tom and Todd wore these ...
  • Let's rate the 'free' crap the Cubs are giving away
    25 Mar 2022 4 1
    There was once a time when the Cubs had to populate their schedule with promotions and giveaways to get suckers into the stands. Who among us didn’t circle floppy hat day, or picture day, or the Old S...
  • Willson, like the rest of us, deserves better
    23 Mar 2022 2 2
    At this point, it really seems like when and not if Willson Contreras joins the rest of the World Series heroes (other than Kyle Hendricks) and leaves, doesn’t it? It makes sense, of course, why would...
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