End of Week Dis-N-Dat….Counting Down the Days

The long winter without baseball is nearing a conclusion. The trucks are making the long trek to Arizona. It is only seven short days until pitchers and catchers report to Fitch Park in Mesa. So while the players and coaches enjoy their last free weekend for at least eight months, here are a few updates […]

The Value of Matt Murton

When Matt Murton made his debut with the Chicago Cubs on July 8, 2005 he quickly became a fan favorite. Murton fit the profile of a gritty, hard-working, blue-collar ball player. He was not the prototypical power-hitter that most clubs insert in a corner outfield position but in only 51 games in 2005 he provided […]

A Look Back at 2007 – The Stretch Run

The Cubs entered the final month of the 2007 campaign just a game and a half ahead of the Brewers….but there was a new addition to the race, the St. Louis Cardinals. The Cubs and Brewers struggles in August opened the door for the Cardinals to make a run at the division crown. The defending […]