Posts tagged "Cubs"

An open letter to Derrick Rose's Groin

  Dear This Thing, So look, I’m not what one would call a “Doctor”….or a “somewhat knowledgeable person when it comes to sports medicine, anatomy or physiology” , but…can you Mr. Groin, get your shit together…STAT? (That’s a “white coat” term for ASAP) I just can’t take this anymore. Sure, record wise the Bulls have... Read more »

Mike Quade's out as the Chicago Cubs Manager - Who may replace him?

Mike Quade's out as the Chicago Cubs Manager - Who may replace him?
One day after officially announcing the hires of new General Manager Jed Hoyer and Scouting Director Jason McLeod on Tuesday, Theo Epstein and the Chicago Cubs decided to part ways with manager Mike Quade.  Quade experienced a tumultuous season in 2011 where the Chicago Cubs finished in 5th place with a 71-91 record.  It came... Read more »

An Open Letter to Theo Epstein

Dear Theo, First of all, welcome to Chicago.  Our City is immaculate, and it has without a doubt the best baseball fans in the entire country.  You have accepted a challenge that few would have undertook, and regardless of the boatloads of money that you are receiving, I respect that you embrace the challenge that... Read more »
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An Open Letter to Hockey

Hey old friend-it’s me again. Yea from the early 90’s….and yes we’ve “hooked up” a few times more recently. Well I know in the past you’ve said “Oh you only come around when you need something, when you’re desperate..and then when you find something better you move on”. I wanna say that although you were... Read more »

Theo Epstein Reportedly 'Close' To Joining Chicago Cubs

Theo Epstein Reportedly 'Close' To Joining Chicago Cubs
No better way to return to blog writing than to report some incredibly significant news.  Multiple sources are reporting that Theo Epstein, the once wunderkind general manager who orchestrated 2 World Series Champion teams in Boston, and now irrational martyr of the Boston Red Sox epic collapse of 2011, is on the verge of joining... Read more »

Potential Trade Partners for The Chicago Cubs

Potential Trade Partners for The Chicago Cubs
With the loss last night, the Chicago Cubs are now 17 games below .500.   Baseball Prospectus, which runs a playoff odds statistic, currently has the Cubs with a .1% chance of making the playoffs.  Only the putrid Houston Astros, who have beat the Cubs in 4 of 6 games this season, have worse odds of... Read more »
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It's Time to Send Tyler Colvin Down to AAA

It's Time to Send Tyler Colvin Down to AAA
Tyler Colvin is in an unfortunate position with the Chicago Cubs.  He currently sits as 4th outfielder behind two high paid corner outfielders, Alfonso Soriano and Kosuke Fukudome.  With both Soriano and Fukudome playing well this season (Soriano has a league leading 11 homeruns and Fukudome hitting .360) Tyler Colvin has been seeing less playing... Read more »
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