Cubs Fix The Glitch

Sunday, August 21st, 2011

The Chicago Cubs finally did the inevitable on Friday, announcing the firing of general manager Jim Hendry a mere one month after actually firing him. Wait, what? According to Cubs owner Tom Ricketts, Hendry was actually canned on July 22. However, it somehow took until August 19 for Hendry to turn in ...

Several Teams Crazy Enough To Employ Milton Bradley

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

In news that's shocking to basically everyone in the baseball world - especially Cubs fans - several teams have expressed interest in taking Milton Bradley off the Chicago Cubs' hands. The Cubs are desperate to dump Bradley and the $21 million left on his contract and several teams have tried ...

Well, That Was Worth It

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

Enigmatic outfielder Milton Bradley has been suspended for the remainder of the season by the Chicago Cubs. There is a very good chance his time in a Cubs uniform may also be over, despite the fact that he has two years remaining on a three-year, $30 million contract he signed ...

Time To Wave The W(hite) Flag In Wrigley

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

Everyone was waiting for the Chicago Cubs to put it together. A defending division champion with a payroll of $140 million should certainly contend, right? But the Cubs limped to the All-Star Break with an astonishingly mediocre 43-43 record. Sure slugging third baseman Aramis Ramirez had been out two months, ...

(Feebly) Waving The White Flag

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

As Danny Glover once said, "I'm getting too old for this shit." Presumably he was talking about getting in car chases and explosions with Mel Gibson, but he easily could have been referring to watching the Cubs. Even at the ripe old age of 27, I couldn't possibly think of a ...