Archive for November 2012

A lengthy diatribe on steroid abuse in baseball ...tba

For what it’s worth, I’ve been aiming to write a very long article on this topic for a few years. Considering the crop of Hall of Fame injectors this year, no time is better than the present. That said, such a lengthy article requires research, focus, and possibly interviews – something I am not prepared... Read more »

The Official Goatriders Stance on Whether Almost-Certain PED User Sammy Sosa Is Elected to the Hall of Fame

The Official Goatriders Stance on Whether Almost-Certain PED User Sammy Sosa Is Elected to the Hall of Fame
Who cares? I just love posting his ‘white’ pictures. Hey, at least we won’t ever have to sit through another Casey Coleman start.  That’s good news, eh? Enjoy the Scott Feldman Era, everyone!

What it has come to: no (firetrucks) given about Cubs anymore (um, UPDATE)

What it has come to: no (firetrucks) given about Cubs anymore (um, UPDATE)
In a world where: the Big 10 is now the Big 14 because of “geography”; the owner of the Marlins can essentially trade the Marlins to Toronto, and the Commissioner just yawns and rubber stamps it; two weeks after declaring the Bears as Super Bowl winners, fans want to cut all the players as well... Read more »
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Help Wanted - Pitchers for 2013 Cubs (UPDATED for sweet Nostradamic action)

Help Wanted - Pitchers for 2013 Cubs (UPDATED for sweet Nostradamic action)
UPDATE – Scott Baker is in the fold.  Expect Brandon McCarthy and Kevin Correia any day now. This is in response to the series of articles the Tribune is making their two lead baseball beat writers provide for the Sox (DOOOONNNNTTTT CAAAAAARRRRREEEE) and the Cubs.  Each day, the writer is forced to present a positional recap... Read more »

At this point, we Cub fans must practice great restraint

At this point, we Cub fans must practice great restraint
Fact: nearly every other team in the majors is better than the Cubs right now. Fact: nearly every other pitching staff is better than the Cubs’ staff. Fact: nearly every pitcher available in the free agent or trade market is better than nearly anyone the Cubs have right now. Fact: the Cubs will spend resources... Read more »