In November of 2014, Joe Maddon kicked off his Cubs tenure by getting a beer and a shot for the entire bar at Cubby Bear. Five years later, Joe took questions from the media with a Corona in his hand. What Joe Maddon did in between those adult beverages is something Cubs fans will remember … Continue reading Thank You Joe
The 2019 Chicago Cubs lost another 10th inning heartbreaker against the NL Central leading St. Louis Cardinals. This coming after losing a 10th inning heartbreaker against the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday night. Instead of being 2 games back of the NL Central lead, the Chicago Cubs now sit 4 games back. If the season were … Continue reading The 2019 Chicago Cubs Failures Fall On One Person
The Cubs have kicked off the second half of the season. We all know this is when Joe Maddon’s Chicago Cubs hit the gas and take off...hopefully. That being said, this era of Cubs baseball is one that no one will forget. It is an era that will be immortalized at Wrigley Field with a … Continue reading Which Cub Deserves A Statue Outside Of Wrigley?
I usually do not like to do this. I am not a fan of irrational hot takes before a season really gets underway. It pains me to make such a strong statement with 1.8% of the season completed but this window is closing fast. Here goes nothing... Theo Epstein, you need to fix this bullpen … Continue reading Dear Theo, Please Fix This…Now
Opening Day is this week, one of my favorite days of the year. Every team starts 0-0 with the hope that this is the year that they are the last ones standing in November. In Joe Maddon’s mind, this is another year to use even more lineup variations. With his future in question, you know … Continue reading What Lineups Will Joe Drum Up This Year?
Pitchers and catchers report today for our own Chicago Cubs. I am going to be straight forward with you guys, this was not the offseason I was expecting. There are still tons of questions left unanswered. What happens with Addison Russell? Will Willson Contreras bounce back? How does Joe Maddon fare on a one year … Continue reading #TinThoughts: The 2019 Chicago Cubs
Welcome to resolution season, the time of the year where everyone promises to better themselves. The morale is sky high, the new gym shoes have been purchased, and the fridge is stocked with food that resembles your neighbor's garden. I don't have a problem with New Year's resolutions. Although most aren't followed through, sometimes it … Continue reading 2019 Resolutions For The Chicago Sports Fan
Let me start this off by saying I really want to like David Kaplan. He is a big fan of "The Secret", I also enjoy that way of looking at life. He has opinions on everything, I too have loads of opinions. He is very kind to his fans when they walk past the State … Continue reading David Kaplan Has Become Chicago’s Skip Bayless
Earlier this afternoon, the Chicago Blackhawks fired long time coach Joel Quenneville. Chicago is appalled by this decision, as they should be. I have long been a Blackhawks troll but I can recognize a great coach when I see one. With this firing, it got me thinking who would be on the Mt. Rushmore for … Continue reading Who belongs On The Mt. Rushmore Of Chicago Coaches?
I have realized almost all of my posts nowadays are #TinThoughts. This has basically just become a sports diary for me to get all of my thoughts out. It essentially is my therapy session and I am perfectly okay with that. The Cubs season ended last night. It sucked. Losing in October is absolutely gut … Continue reading #TinThoughts: The 2018 Chicago Cubs