Rambling on the Eve of the Eve of Pitchers and Catchers

During the slowest six weeks of the sports year, hearing “pitchers and catchers report today” can warm up the coldest of bodies on a blustery, snow-filled day in the Midwest. These days players spend half of the winter at their Spring Training homes so reporting has lost some of its luster, but the fact that […]

Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Cubs and Northwestern to Announce New Partnership

According to multiple reports on Saturday, the Cubs and Northwestern University will announce “a broad partnership” in a news conference at Wrigley Field on Tuesday. The partnership with Northwestern appears to be another step by the Cubs to add revenue to help pay for the $300 million project to restore Wrigley Field. According to the […]

Carlos Marmol, Front Office Changes and Other Cubs News, Notes and Rumors

Carlos Marmol was accused in a Dominican Republic court on Wednesday of domestic assault. Miledys Mejia Cepeda, 24, accused Marmol of violating articles 309-1, 309-2 and 333-2 of the Dominican Republic criminal code which are violence against women and filed a criminal complaint. The police have not filed charges according to the Tribune and he […]

Rambling About This Great Second Half Team

Nine out of eleven! Don’t call it a comeback! Seriously, don’t. It’s not happening. However, I must admit that it has been enjoyable to watch the Cubs win baseball games … plural! That is right; the Cubs have transformed themselves into a force to be reckoned with just in time for … Football season. This […]