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Posts in category "Guest Post"

Anarchist's Brunch - I Know The Way So Don't You Run Away

Editor’s Note:  Today we have a very special edition of Anarchist’s Brunch.  Adam’s brother Sam, whom many of you know from his outstanding Blackhawks blog and program/newsletter, The Committed Indian. I Know The Way So Don’t You Run Away by Sam Fels I think the first thing to know about my brother and baseball is... Read more »

Guest Scouting Report: 2nd round pick, RHP Jake Stinnett

Guest Scouting Report: 2nd round pick, RHP Jake Stinnett
We have another special guest scouting post for you today from Kevin.  This time on Cubs 2nd round pick Jake Stinnett, who was regarded as the best college senior in the draft.  That may be a dubious distinction, like being the fastest catcher (though the Cubs seem to have that as well in Mark Zagunis),... Read more »

Reader Post: Talking Cubs fans off the ledge

Reader Post: Talking Cubs fans off the ledge
It’s been a trying year for the Cubs and their fans, who must endure a 3rd straight losing season.  Long-time reader Michael Caldwell thinks it’s not yet time for despair.  There has been some progress and let’s face it…we knew what we were getting into with this rebuild. Talking Cub fans off the ledge byMichael Caldwell... Read more »
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Guest Post: An elegantly simple, yet unflinchingly manly solution to the Cubs managerial dilemma

Guest Post: An elegantly simple, yet unflinchingly manly solution to the Cubs managerial dilemma
Weary of the managerial search? Too much information? Conflicting speculation got your head spinning? Are so-called “sources” the source of your frustration? Well, reader Mike has the answer for all of you, simplifying all the criteria into one elegant, yet very manly solution. Hey man, have you seen my ‘stache? Could the secret to a... Read more »

Guest Post: Recap of Iowa Cubs game

Guest Post: Recap of Iowa Cubs game
You may or may not know that I was terribly ill yesterday and so I went to bed at about 11 pm, which is very, very early for me.  Because of that, I did not write the minor league recap.  Luckily, we had reader Josh Ohnemus (you can follow him at @ohnemusj on Twitter) attend... Read more »

Guest Post: A list of Cubs Trade Candidates

Guest Post: A list of Cubs Trade Candidates
This is a guest post by Alex (AJ) Walsh. Alex has posted here a couple of times and you may remember him from the Cubs website Goat Riders of the Apocalypse and he also once wrote for MLB Trade Rumors. We always enjoy his opinion here and here’s his humorous take on the possibility of... Read more »
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Guest Post: The Dollars and Sense of WAR

Guest Post: The Dollars and Sense of WAR
Editor: The following is a guest post from long-time reader Matt Mosconi.  Matt isn’t just a fan of baseball and statistics.  For all you local foodies, he also writes a blog here on Chicago Now called Chicago’s Worldly Tastes.  For his day job, Matt is a Sales Strategy Analyst and in this post he analyzes... Read more »

Guest post: Pre-Draft Trade Scenarios

Guest post: Pre-Draft Trade Scenarios
Like many of us, long time reader and contributor Michael Caldwell has taken an interest in the ability to trade for competitive balance picks — so much so that he researched and wrote this excellent piece on the scenarios. We believe the Cubs would very much like to acquire draft picks to boost the rebuilding... Read more »

Guest Post: A look ahead at the Cubs pitching staff

Guest Post: A look ahead at the Cubs pitching staff
This is a guest post from Cubs “Den-izen”, Greg Shriver. Greg has more than 25 years of experience as a journalist, many of them spent covering sports. He is currently the assistant managing editor at The Winchester (Va.) Star, a daily newspaper outside of Washington, D.C., but is looking forward to the opportunity to return... Read more »
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Guest Post: Your Rosemont Cubs...or not.

Guest Post: Your Rosemont Cubs...or not.
Kevin Heckman is a long time “den-izen” who frequently provides insightful comments here, so I was happy to see that he used his business acumen to write this excellent piece on the much-talked about potential Cubs move to Rosemont. Your Rosemont Cubs!!  Or not. By Kevin Heckman There’s suddenly a lot of buzz about the... Read more »