| Jun 3, 2013
| 4:18 PM
You know Paul, it's not that difficult to figure out the Cubs' problems, despite Sveum's comments on the stats. At key moments in the game -- the key pitch, the key hit, the key play in the field -- the Cubs fail. Their players are simply not quite good...
| May 29, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Oh, yeah. That's what a curtain call looks like.
You could understand if Wrigley Field fans had forgotten, chugging toward the All-Star break in the fifth season with the ivy-covered walls surrounding a playoff-free zone. But it turns out they remember,...
| May 18, 2013
| 2:13 PM
How many sporting events have you actually attended in the last 12 months?
Because we are not in the same room (at least I hope not because I'm not properly dressed for company,) I cannot be sure of your answer. But I am guessing that the majority would...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:33 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Maybe I should be more on board with the Phillies' new pitching addition.
I keep hearing, "What have they got to lose?"
Even assistant general manager Scott Proefrock downplayed the risk involved in signing veteran starting...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 12:52 PM
There are some things that can be bought.
A space flight. The chance to be cryogenically frozen. Or maybe just some of the simpler things, like a 12-cylinder Ferrari Testarossa, beachfront property in Turks and Caicos or one of the socks Curt...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 7:32 AM
Dale Sveum must be trying to get fired.
Or maybe the Cubs manager hates Cubs fans.
Or perhaps he’s an agent of evil sent by North Korea’s Kim Jong-un to destroy the Cubs because their legendary ineptitude and continued consignment to a...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 4:23 PM
It looks like Albert Pujols is a Led Zeppelin fan since he’s “Going to California”. Pujols agreed to a 10 year, $250-260 million dollar contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (of the Greater Metropolitan Area of Southern...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Joe Blanton can't seem to be able to get it together. With the Phillies 5-1 loss to the Marlins on Sunday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park, Blanton has a 10.98 ERA in his last four starts. In those 19 2/3......
| Apr 20, 2012
| 4:32 PM
[There is a video that cannot be displayed in this feed. Visit the blog entry to see the video.] When you hire outspoken manager Ozzie Guillen, you already kind of know what to expect. But few could've expected that Guillen would end up suspended for five...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Even though they tried to lower expectations heading into the season, it became clear the Cubs‘ new front office had no desire to tolerate their …...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 2:38 PM
The Giants gather in a tight circle at an end of the dugout before games, always with Hunter Pence somewhere in the middle. They scream, yell and throw things as they prepare for the game in a way that would upset the moms of most Little Leaguers.