Jeff Samardzija’s winless streak broke records but it’s finally over

Monday, May 26th, 2014. The date will live in Chicago Cubs history as the day the team didn’t suck enough to blow a 8-4 lead against the San Francisco Giants, and gave starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija his first victory in 16 starts.

Early seasons questions in the NL Central

We are not even a quarter of the way through the Major League Baseball season, so there hasn’t been enough time for the perceived “favorites” in each division to create separation between themselves and the rest of the pack. There will likely be tight division and wild card races that go down to game No. 162, […]

Kerry Wood Never Fulfilled His Potential, But He’ll Always Have a Spot in Cubs Fans’ Hearts

The first ever professional baseball game I went to was Kerry Wood’s 20-K, one-hitter against the Houston Astros on April 12th, 1998. That day Chicago Cubs fans and I fell in love with Kerry Wood.

Splinters fly at Wrigley

There is just no magic to be found on the mound for the Cubs these days. Chicago has been in a slump, and their ongoing inconsistency is coming home to roost at Wrigley.

With Contract Up After 2010, What Should the Cubs Do With Sweet Lou?

Lou Piniella’s contract is up at the end of 2010, which begs the question: should the Cubs fire Lou Piniella? Or, should they give him another season or two to bring a World Series to Wrigley?