Cubs Hitting Streak Continues

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Everyone knows the Chicago Cubs own the most embarrassing streak in pro sports -- 104 years without a championship and counting. But it is not until nights like Tuesday that we are reminded the Cubs also own the coolest streak in pro sports -- 7,441 consecutive games with a hit ...

British Gymnasts Snap Skid; Offer Hope

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

There is hope, Cubs fans. And not just because Geovany Soto was traded for something more valuable than a bag of weed. This hope comes from a bunch of Brits wearing leotards. Another group that has gone quite a long time without winning anything ended its own streak of futility on Monday ...

Cubs Prospect Jorge Soler Goes Deep In Pro Debut

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

So that's what $30 million sounds like. Chicago Cubs super prospect Jorge Soler made his professional debut Sunday night for the AZL Cubs. It went well. Soler, 20, went 2-for-4 with a 2-run blast. The sound of the ball coming off the bat is music to my ears. Not bad for his second ...

Chicago Cubs Rumors: Dodgers Make Offer For Ryan Dempster

Friday, July 20th, 2012

The Los Angeles Dodgers have fallen behind in the National League West race and are now desperately trying to right the ship. With that in mind they have officially made an offer to the Chicago Cubs for right-hander Ryan Dempster. The Dodgers have long been considered the front-runners for Dempster, but ...

Mark Prior: Boston Red Sox Could Call-Up Former All-Star

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Mark Prior is still holding on to that major league dream and this time it may actually work out for him. The Boston Red Sox signed Prior to a minor league deal on May 2, and shockingly the righty has pitched well for Triple-A Pawtucket and could be on the ...

The Most Cub Stat Ever

Friday, June 15th, 2012

This week's Sports Illustrated includes a sidebar to a feature on Pirates star Andrew McCutcheon calling the MLB 2005 Draft Class "the best in decades." It is hard to dispute that assertion based on much of the talent to come out of it -- Justin Upton, Ryan Zimmerman, Troy Tulowitzki and ...

Are We Witnessing the Worst Cubs Team Ever?

Monday, May 28th, 2012

Over the course of time, few teams have done crappy better than the Chicago Cubs. But this year may be the crappiest club the Cubs have ever crapped out. I won't say that things bottomed out for the Cubs on Sunday, because only the Lord knows where the bottom is for ...

Chicago Cubs: Starlin Castro on the Trading Block?

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

The Chicago Cubs are a long way from being a championship contender, but one position they appear to be set at is shortstop. Starlin Castro looks like a surefire star that the team could build around. But in the interest of building for the future, the Cubs' front office might ...