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Breaking Bad: Granite State

Open discussion for penultimate episode of Breaking Bad that aired on AMC on Sunday, September 22, 2013. The title is Granite State. Leave now if you want no spoilers.

Fans Scouting Report

Tom Tango's Fans Scouting Report is up now. I'd been meaning to publish a link to it, but forgot so thanks to an email I got from Tango, it's being done now. The full list of teams and brief explanation can be found and the Cubs players can be found below. So please take 10 […]

Breaking Bad: Ozymandias

Discussion for Breaking Bad episode 5-14 titled Ozymandias (aired on Sunday, September 16, 2013) so if you're not interested in spoilers, leave now.

Breaking Bad: To’hajiilee

This thread will contain spoilers for season 5, episode 13 of Breaking Bad, which aired on Sunday, September 8, 2013. Jesus, this episode was fucking tense.

2013 Cubs Prospects Review: Marco Hernandez

Marco Hernandez is 6-0, 170 pounds. He was born September 6, 1992 in the Dominican Republic and currently plays shortstop. The right-hander bats has been known for his defense and is a switch hitter. The Cubs signed Hernandez during the July 2009 international signing period. He was signed on July 17th and was not included […]

Cubs players can’t do anything

Apparently you can't do anything at all once you sign a contract with the Cubs. Take, for example, section C(2) of the Cubs' guarantee language. It says the Cubs may convert a player's contract "If Player is injured in any Prohibited Activity." The prohibited activities are as follows: "(A)uto racing, motorcycling, piloting, co-piloting, learning to […]

What to make of Edwin Jackson’s season and future with the Cubs

The big free agent signing by the Cubs front office this past season was signing Edwin Jackson to a 4-year, $52 million contract. Needless to say, it hasn't gone as Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer had hoped, but it hasn't been all bad either. In his first season with the Cubs, Jackson has allowed 5.67 […]

Anthony Rizzo’s season is not comparable to Starlin Castro’s

Lately there have been some comparisons between Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro that have come out of nowhere. We've talked a lot about Starlin Castro around here so before we get back to a comparison, let's take a look at what Rizzo has done this season. Myles wrote about it awhile back, but it's been […]

Jed Hoyer confirms money the big issue in David DeJesus trade

Well, this doesn’t make me too confident in the Cubs financial situation. Cubs GM Hoyer confirms money the big issue in moving DeJesus. Saves 2.5 mil. Hoyer left door open for DeJesus return if option not picked up — Jesse Rogers (@ESPNChiCubs)

Cubs trade David DeJesus to Nationals

According to Jon Heyman, the Cubs have traded David DeJesus to the Washington Nationals for a player to be named later. DeJesus spent a sizable amount of time on the DL this season, but in his year plus with the Cubs, he gave the Cubs a bit more than they paid for. No word on […]

Breaking Bad: Buried

Open thread for Breaking Bad episode 5.10. Don’t read the comments unless you want spoilers.

Starlin Castro falls asleep again

I didn't see the Cubs and Cardinals game yesterday, but Starlin Castro had another costly mental error. Castro's brain cramp on a popup in the fifth allowed the Cardinals to score, as St. Louis posted a 4-0 victory over the Cubs in front of 41,981 at Wrigley Field. The Cardinals led, 1-0, when they loaded […]

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