Posts tagged "Dale Sveum"

What has Changed for Cubs in Three Seasons Under Theo Epstein?

What has Changed for Cubs in Three Seasons Under Theo Epstein?
Theo Epstein took control of this organization prior to the 2012 season and, depending on your viewpoint, that was either a great or terrible event in Cubs history. It is hard to escape the fact that the major league roster has produced similar results every year. After game 38, the Cubs record has been 15-23,... Read more »

You Suck: Greatest Hits from Comments on my Cubs Articles

You Suck: Greatest Hits from Comments on my Cubs Articles
If you’ve read my work, you know that I’m often a sarcastic and self-deprecating guy.  Part of that is a defense mechanism, a way to sort of protect myself from the slings and arrows of outrageous (mis)fortune.  I like to think of it as the B. Rabbit-from-8-Mile strategy, except without super-dope rhymes or Mekhi Phifer.... Read more »

Chicago Cubs Rebuild: It's a Jungle out There

Chicago Cubs Rebuild: It's a Jungle out There
No problem, we were told.  It takes time, they said.  And with Theo Epstein’s track record, we all figured it’d be a no brainer.  But all the business moves that were supposed to increase revenue and inflate the payroll have sprung leaks. The Cubs’ PR moves have been as inexplicable as Dale Sveum’s platoons or... Read more »
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10 Bold Predictions for the Chicago Cubs in 2014

10 Bold Predictions for the Chicago Cubs in 2014
I first published this list of 10 bold predictions back in September as a freelance contribution to a pretty popular website.  I did so with the intent that I would follow back up on it a year later, like a quasi-literary time capsule.  Which reminds me, my buddy and I never retrieved that Mason jar... Read more »
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