Posts tagged "Fans"

How you spend your money is none of my business

How you spend your money is none of my business
I had gone to sleep by then, but Anno was up in the middle of the night and caught the news that the Chicago Cubs had indeed signed Jon Lester.  John at Cubs Den never sleeps so he has some additional details: Per multiple reports, the Cubs have signed Jon Lester for 6 yrs/$155M.  David Kaplan reports... Read more »

Random observations as the NFL gets ready to overshadow MLB again

Random observations as the NFL gets ready to overshadow MLB again
There are still a number of compelling races in MLB with just two weeks left in the season.  For example, in Sunday night baseball, the Yankees had gone ahead in the top of the 9th in Baltimore on a Brian McCann homer (by the way, it’s interesting how he’s been worth only a win or... Read more »

Ponderings in response to social media

Ponderings in response to social media
The 2015 Draft Picture So Far Folks on the Twitters and Facebooks were going a little wacky today, mostly in regards to the Cubs continuing to suck after their sweep at the hands of the Diamondbacks, and some with respect to MLB silliness.  I did my part by randomly inserting unwritten rules queries and whether... Read more »
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Olt-rage

Olt-rage
As one would have to expect, when the lineup for last nights lineup came out, and Mike Olt was not starting for the Chicago Cubs, fans started getting mad. Despite his being among the team leaders in both plate appearances and at bats, fans are not happy with the infrequency of his playing time. This... Read more »

The Cubs Convention Cometh

The Cubs Convention Cometh
For the past seven years, I have attended the Chicago Cubs Convention with my mother. Being the biggest Cubs fan that I know, other than our own Ivy, I thought that there could be no greater gift she could receiver for Christmas than the Cubs Convention. Because the annual even always fell on her birthday... Read more »

October 14, 2003

It’s been 10 years since Game 6 happened. I hate to open up old wounds but this has been weighing on my mind lately for a variety of reasons. We’ve all watched teams die. It’s an awful feeling when you see one unit lose it’s collective soul. Sometimes it happens in an inning. Sometimes it... Read more »
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Just Enjoy It

Just Enjoy It
Every now and then, I find myself in a weird argument with some person I’ve never met on the internet about a sports team that for all intents and purposes doesn’t really matter in the grand scheme of things.  Now, I’m a Chicago Cubs fan and that’s the bulk of the reason why this blog... Read more »

Expectations

Expectations
In the world of baseball, there is one word that usually stands out above the rest. One word that will dictate how fans will view a player who comes to their team. One word that will either gain a player the respect of the fan base, or will see them be hammered with the never... Read more »

Chicago Cubs Prospects - Most of These Kids Will Break Your Heart

It was probably sometime during the 3rd round of the MLB amateur draft when I recalled a question a young fan sent to our email box not so long ago. The Chicago Cubs are in the midst of a particularly public and open rebuilding process and it has a lot of the fan base asking... Read more »
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