- Ep. 39: Cubs and Brewers – A Rivalry for the (Old) Ages
In this episode, Ryan and Jesse talk about struggling relievers and great hitters. Topics include: Pedro Strop, an approach to get Josh Hader right, Christian Yelich, Max Kepler, Javy Baez, the pennant race, getting older, Yasiel Puig and Trevor Bauer, more
- 2019 “Tweet of Anger and Dismay” Baseball Predictions
One recent spring day on twitter, I found myself in the midst of a kerfuffle. Totally surprising, I know. This particular exchange, however, forced me to do what I’m doing right now. Release an MLB league wide final standings prognostication, more
- How I Became a Cubs Fan: My Dad, WGN, Harry Caray, Ryne Sandberg and the 1980s
Not a fair-weather fan. I was born in 1980. The Cubs had a 64-98 record that year. At the time, relief pitcher Bruce Sutter was likely the Cubs best player (as well as future HOFer). Lee Smith was just getting more
90 miles: the distance between Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs, and Miller Park, home of the Milwaukee Brewers. Let the battle begin!
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