Rambling as the World Descends on Chicago

The White Sox arrive at 1060 W. Addison for the beginning of the Crosstown Classic, also known as the BP Cup today. (Please note this makes me want to buy BP gas less than I would have prior to this sponsorship.) And the world arrives in Chicago as the NATO summit officially gets underway this […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Padres – 03/24/12

Spring Training Game Twenty-Four: Cubs (10-12-1) vs. Padres (SS) (13-9) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN Location – HoHoKam Park, Mesa Travis Wood (1-1, 25.07/4.07) vs. Anthony Bass (1-0, 2.00/1.00) Updated 11:35am CDT – The Cubs announced Marcos Mateo will be shutdown for at least 10 days, […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 03/10/12

Spring Training Game Seven: Cubs (3-3) vs. Brewers (SS) (3-2-1) Game Time – 2:05pm CST Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN Location – Maryvale Baseball Park, Phoenix Ryan Dempster (0-0, 4.50/1.00) vs. Chris Narveson (0-0, 0.00/0.00) Updated: 11:18am CST – The Cubs reduced their spring roster Saturday morning by assigning right-handed pitcher […]

Day Three of the 2012 Cubs Convention … Fathers, Sons and Down on the Farm

The 2012 Cubs Convention wrapped Sunday with the annual panel focused on the Cubs’ Minor League system. This year’s panel featured six of the Cubs’ top prospects … Brett Jackson, Anthony Rizzo, Junior Lake, Jeff Beliveau, Josh Vitters and Matt Szczur. Oneri Fleita dropped a little news during the Down on the Farm session. Dae-Eun […]

The Unofficial Opening Day … It’s Time for the Cubs Convention

Harry Caray referred to it as the “unofficial opening day”, some refer to it as the “kick-off to spring training”, call it what you want but the bottom line is baseball is just around the corner. The 27th Annual Cubs Convention officially begins this afternoon at the Hilton Chicago. Pat Hughes will once again have […]

2012 Cubs Convention Schedule and Attendees

The schedule for the 27th Annual Cubs Convention was released Sunday night and Monday morning. The three-day event begins Friday afternoon at the Hilton Chicago. The Cubs’ new front office will be in attendance and the Saturday morning session with Theo Epstein figures to have the biggest crowd of the weekend. Cubs past and present, […]

The 2012 Cubs Convention is Just Around the Corner

The 27th Annual Cubs Convention kicks off next Friday at the Chicago Hilton and some of the details were released on Thursday. This year’s convention will feature a lot of new faces … both in terms of the front office, the coaching staff and the players. Theo Epstein will host his own session in the […]

Checking on the Cubs … While Waiting on Theo

Day four of the Theo Watch … In case you haven’t heard, the Cubs asked the Red Sox for permission to talk to Theo Epstein earlier this week … and since Tuesday, just about all of the Cubs news and rumors have centered around the Red Sox current general manager. Speculation in the mainstream media […]

Ferris Bueller, I mean Carlos Zambrano, You’re My Hero

Carlos Zambrano is now my hero. Yes, you read that correctly. Way to go, buddy. Stand up, speak your mind, rip this pathetic team. That is just awesome. And to think that some people think he should be suspended. Why? For breathing life into this team? For being honest with the media, unlike everyone else? […]

Rambling While Despising Rotator Cuffs and Forearms

Incessant stream-of-consciousness rambling on a Thursday? I know, it’s 24 hours earlier than normal, but with the off day, the DL debacle and Dempster’s destruction, it is time to just get it all out and rant like nuts. So, let’s get it on …