Tag: Manny Machado

2018-2019 Free Agent Class: What's the Worst Starting Lineup Possible?

2018-2019 Free Agent Class: What's the Worst Starting Lineup Possible?
Now that the Cubs are out of the postseason (were they ever really in it?), it’s inevitably time to turn our focus, as fans, to the offseason. This is always a fun time. But this year in particular is going to be even funner (fine, “more fun”). The 2018-2019 free agent class is pretty stacked (understatement). There are... Read more »

The Den Podcast - Ep 26: Cubs Lose, Where's Manny Going, & Javy/Schwarber HR Derby

The Den Podcast - Ep 26: Cubs Lose, Where's Manny Going, & Javy/Schwarber HR Derby
Luis from The Ten Yard Line joins Myles to chat about the recent Cubs lost to the Giants, Manny Machado trade possibilities, and Javy and Schwarber in the HR Derby.

Anarchists' Brunch: Rumors, Mentality, And Thyme

Anarchists' Brunch: Rumors, Mentality, And Thyme
The Cubs, much like last year, seem surrounded by paranoia (self destroyah') and rumors. They haven't sprinted out of the gate as they did in '16--which they will seemingly be measured against from here on out--and hence there a good sized section of the fanbase that's in a tizzy. 25-6 doesn't happen every season. Look no farther than the Dodgers for proof. And while I'm sure most players avoid reading websites and listening to the radio, they probably can't help but notice what the reporters who are with them every day keep asking about. And given the size of the Cubs media contingent, it would be impossible to ignore. And the reaction of the fans during the game must play a role as well...
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