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 ...

Random Thoughts with Hick Flick

Friday, April 17th, 2009

In one of those rare weeks where it seems like everything is going on at once in the sports world, I have determined that it is better to say a little bit about everything on my mind rather than go in-depth about any of it. - It looks like that Boston ...

Tale of the Tape: Milton Bradley vs. Milton Bradley

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

According to reports out of Chicago, Milton Bradley and the Cubs have agreed to terms on a three-year, $30-million contract. My sources tell me that since the Tribune Co. filed for bankruptcy and because the team hasn’t been sold yet, Bradley will be paid in Monopoly money for the first ...