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Winter Leagues Week 2

Winter Leagues Week 2
Good morning! While MLB moves toward it’s conclusion for this year, things are just getting started in the winter leagues. A surprising power surge is one of the highlights, as are some steady pitching performances. So take a look inside to get all the latest news. Mexican Pacific League Cañeros de los Mochis The bats... Read more »

Cubs Game Post 9/26

Cubs Game Post 9/26
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Saturday: 6:10 PM CT on Marquee/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Ian Happ (S) CF 2. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B 3. Willson Contreras (R) C 4. Jason Heyward (L) RF 5. Kris Bryant (R) 3B 6. Kyle Schwarber (L) LF 7. Javier Baez (R) SS 8. Jason Kipnis (L) 2B 9. Victor... Read more »

Cubs @ White Sox Series Preview: (9/25-9/27)

Cubs @ White Sox Series Preview: (9/25-9/27)
We’ve reached the final series of the 2020 regular season. When this crazy COVID season began it was unclear that would happen. Also the Cubs made the playoffs, so that is great news. Chicago has been unable to clinch the NL Central due to a prolonged offensive slump. Scoring three runs in three games against... Read more »
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Cubs vs Cardinals Series Preview: (9/4-9/7)

Cubs vs Cardinals Series Preview: (9/4-9/7)
This is the biggest series of the season so far for the Cubs. Five-games with the second-place Cardinals at Wrigley this weekend. A winning series will put Chicago in excellent position to take the NL League Central. With a doubleheader and pitching injuries piling up Adbert Alzolay will get a start and Colin Rea will... Read more »

Game Post 9/3

Sorry everyone, I did have a Morning Roundup written this morning, but WordPress ate it, and I didn’t have time to rewrite it. Series preview is here.   Watch/Listen Thursday: 12:35 PM CT on Marquee Sports/670AM   Lineups Cubs CF Ian Happ 3B Kris Bryant 1B Anthony Rizzo SS Javier Baez LF Kyle Schwarber C... Read more »

Morning Cubs Roundup: Baseball is amazing, and some thoughts on the trade deadline

Morning Cubs Roundup: Baseball is amazing, and some thoughts on the trade deadline
Last Game: Cubs 10, Reds 1 Up Next: Tuesday, Cubs (20-14) @ Pirates (10-21) – 6:10 CST, MARQ Game Recap Baseball is amazing. Hundreds of thousands of Major League Baseball games have been played since 1869, and you still get to see things that have never happened before. All three starting outfielders for the Cubs homered twice... Read more »
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F Yu White Sox--Cubs 2 White Sox 1

F Yu White Sox--Cubs 2 White Sox 1
Nothing was easy this past couple of weeks. The Cubs finally came out ahead in the home run happy series. Yu Darvish was magnificent figuring out how to keep the White Sox in the ballpark except for a mistake to Jose Abreu. Actually, retiring Jose Abreu two times felt like a magic trick in and of... Read more »

Pitcher Luis Lugo makes the most of pandemic baseball

Pitcher Luis Lugo makes the most of pandemic baseball
We all know that 2020 has been anything but normal, especially for the minor league ball players who had barely arrived at Spring Training before MLB suspended all baseball activities due to COVID-19 back in March. Cubs’ pitching prospect Luis Lugo, who saw time with Myrtle Beach and Tennessee in 2019, was physically and mentally... Read more »

Morning Cubs Roundup: Start making decisions

Morning Cubs Roundup: Start making decisions
I’ve joked since Spring Training about the amount of right-handed relievers the Cubs brought to Mesa. The organization was definitely taking the throw-stuff-at-the-wall approach. And though I kidded them for it, I really couldn’t blame them, not with the state of the bullpen and the seeming lack of funds to address it. It made sense:... Read more »
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How To Baseball: 2020 Edition

As Covid-19 raged across the world and sports and other forms of entertainment were put on hold, many were left to wonder what “normal” may look like if they returned. We clung to hope as plans were unveiled and negotiated. Unfortunately, many of those hopes soured as it became clear that the MiLB season would... Read more »