Tag: MLB

A Bold Cubs Offseason Prediction

A Bold Cubs Offseason Prediction
It became clear at the end of the 2020 season that the Chicago Cubs were looking to make a few changes to mix things up with the core of their roster that remains from the 2016 championship team. The last four years have not finished the way the Cubs would like, and their offense has... Read more »

Who Are Baseball's Most Entertaining Players?

Who Are Baseball's Most Entertaining Players?
Last week, Sam Miller at ESPN published an intriguing list: the 100 most entertaining position players in Major League Baseball. I have written top 100 lists before, and edited a few more than I’d care to admit. They’re a lot of work and you never make everyone (anyone?) happy. I respect anyone who has the... Read more »

2020 MLB Predictions

2020 MLB Predictions
We’re actually going to have real, honest-to-goodness sports this week! So here are my predictions for the 60-game season Major League Baseball is about to embark upon. Rather than give you only the winner, I’m offering some names to consider if you’re the inclined to wager in the coming hours/days. These are ranked in order... Read more »
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The White Sox Should Sign Mike Moustakas

The White Sox Should Sign Mike Moustakas
The Hot Stove has been about as productive as the Blackhawks’ power play this winter, which is boring and not fun. Now that the Super Bowl is in the books, baseball is on the brain and it’s time to get some free agents putting pen to paper. Which is why the White Sox make an offer... Read more »

Ryne Sandberg Back In The (Hair) Game

Ryne Sandberg Back In The (Hair) Game
Growing up, my favorite athletes in Chicago were Steve Larmer (hockey), Walter Payton and Mike Singletary (football) and Michael Jordan (basketball). But beyond those four, the one I adored the most was Ryne Sandberg. I collected his baseball cards; the first individual baseball card I purposefully saved my money to go buy was Ryno’s rookie... Read more »

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The Cubs 2012 MLB Draft

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The Cubs 2012 MLB Draft
Over the last week we’ve been taking a walk down memory lane – some good, some nightmares – with our annual 5 Year Draft Rewind series. Thus far, we have looked back at the 2012 draft classes of the: Chicago Blackhawks Chicago Bears Chicago Bulls Chicago White Sox Now, we’ll finish the series off by looking back at... Read more »
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5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The White Sox 2012 MLB Draft

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The White Sox 2012 MLB Draft
Over the last week we’ve been taking a walk down memory lane – some good, some nightmares – with our annual 5 Year Draft Rewind series. Thus far, we have looked back at the 2012 draft classes of the: Chicago Blackhawks Chicago Bears Chicago Bulls Now, we’ll finish the series in the next couple days with the... Read more »

2017 MLB Rankings: Top 10 Left Fielders

2017 MLB Rankings: Top 10 Left Fielders
Happy Sunday! And welcome to the final installment of our fielder position rankings for the 2017 MLB season. In case you missed any of our previous seven rankings: Catcher First Base Second Base Shortstop Third Base Right Field Center Field If we’ve done eight positions, that leaves… left field!

2017 MLB Rankings: Top 10 Center Fielders

2017 MLB Rankings: Top 10 Center Fielders
It’s the weekend, but we continue to roll through our position-by-position top ten rankings for the 2017 MLB season. So far, we have ranked the top ten players at: Catcher First Base Second Base Shortstop Third Base Right Field Now we go to the captain of the outfield, center field. There are some names on... Read more »
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2017 MLB Rankings: Top 10 Right Fielders

2017 MLB Rankings: Top 10 Right Fielders
Pitchers and catchers continue reporting across Major League Baseball, and we continue to roll through our top ten rankings. So far, we have ranked the top ten players at: Catcher First Base Second Base Shortstop Third Base Now let’s move our attention to the outfield, beginning in right. There were a number of guys who... Read more »