Don’t Blame The Clock For Bad Mechanics!

Many fans and sports reporters in Chicago are trying to find every reason why the Cubs should place Starting Pitcher Kyle Hendricks on the Injured List because of his rough start to the season. Also, the season started three weeks ago there have also been a number of other pitchers around the league who have […]

Imanaga Time Shortened By Rain

Today’s game had a three hour rain delay which stole a win away from Shota Imanaga who only pitched 4 innings as a result of the aforementioned rain delay. The Cubs were leading 6-0 when the rain delay started and would end up winning 8-1. There has been a lot of discussion in online communities […]

Spring Notes: Another Case Of Trading Spaces?

In 2023 the National League Central completely owned by the Milwaukee Brewers. Then in November just over one month after the regular season ended the Chicago Cubs made headlines bringing Craig Counsell south the Wrigleyville. Let’s take a look at the all the teams are after a slow off season around the league that has […]

Slammin’ Sammy Apologizes To Fans

A couple weeks ago Slammin’ Sammy was back in Chicago. While we was in town WGN, the old television and radio home of Chicago Cubs baseball, got him on the air for an exclusive interview at Club 400. Jarrett Payton, former Bears great Walter Payton’s son, had the honors of conducting the exclusive interview which […]

Spring Notes: Trading Spaces?

In 2023 the American League Central completely owned by the Minnesota Twins. Let’s take a look at where all these teams are after a slow off season around the league that has many free agents still looking for a home a few days before opening day. Minnesota Twins After being sent home by the Astros […]

Spring Notes: Can The Chops Stay At The Top?

In 2023 the National League East was a tough division to play thanks to the Atlanta Braves getting back to their top-notch type of play and the Mets spending a billion dollars on free agents after 2022. Let’s take a look at where all these teams are after a slow off season around the league […]

Spring Notes: Rising From The Bottom?

In 2023 the American League East was the best division in all of baseball. In fact, it was such a tough division to win in that for the first time in my life the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox both missed the playoffs. Both were quite busy in the winter with the hopes […]

Spring Notes: A Scandal Going Into The Season?

I had intended to post two Spring Notes posts today previewing the NL East and AL East until this news broke on Wednesday of Ohtani’s Interpreter being fired by the Dodgers. Those posts will go up over the weekend. On Wednesday of this week news broke that $4.5 million dollars was wired to a bookie […]

Spring Notes: Rebuilding and Retooling

At one point or another over the last five years all five of Chicago’s teams was rebuilding their roster of core players. However, on the North Side they were calling it a “retool” not a rebuild. The White Sox and Bears are both clearly rebuilding as I write this. So, because the Bulls are likely […]

Spring Notes: 100+ Players Still Available

Over the last few weeks I’ve been watching the free agency news in baseball as closely as I have the spring training games and stats. When Spring Training Games started three weeks ago there were 100+ free agents available. That is still the case as I write this; many of the players still available are […]