First Half Mercifully Ends

The first half of the Cubs’ season draws to an end today in Pittsburgh, thus leading us to wonder: It’s only the fucking All-Star break?! Starlin Castro has managed to play well enough at a thin enough position that he could be starting the All-Star game, and Aramis Ramirez has gotten serious buzz as a […]

Cubs ARE Involved in Tightly Contested Battle in the Standings

The Cubs and Royals square off in the rubber match of their series today.  The winner will feel good about themselves for the day until they lose their next game, which for these teams probably means tomorrow.  The loser will own sole possession of the #2 draft pick in the 2012 amateur draft. That is […]

Who Goes Batshit Crazy Tonight?

I got my money on this guy… Seriously, what the hell is Garza doing in that photo?  He looks like when Chandler can’t smile in “The One With the Engagement Picture.” Anyway… he’s pitching against Mark Buerhle tonight, who has been known to take an awkward photo himself… Let’s just try not to be too […]

Davis vs. Goliath

I have a sneaky suspicion Davis doesn’t have the equivalent of a slingshot and smooth stones to fell the Philliestines, but that’s why they play the game.  Amiright? Mostly, we just needed a new thread.

Open Game Thread

Too lazy to do a real game thread. I predict the Cubs lose 4-3.

Too lazy to look up projections Cardinals vs Cubs thread

Lineups St Louis RF Jon Jay 2B Allen Craig (Skip Schumaker 2.0?) 1B Albert Pujols LF Matt Holliday CF Colby Rasmus C Yadier Molina 3B Daniel Descalso SS Tyler Greene LHP Jaime Garcia Cubs SS Starlin Castro 2B Darwin Barney CF Marlon Byrd 3B Aramis Ramirez RF Jeff Baker 1B Carlos Pena LF Alfonso Soriano […]

St. Louis Cardinals @ Chicago Cubs 5-12

bref previewgameday Jay RF, Craig 2B, Pujols 1B, Holliday LF, Rasmus CF, Molina C, Descalso 3B, Greene SS, Garcia P.Castro SS, Barney 2B, Byrd CF, Ramirez 3B, Baker RF, Peña 1B, Soriano LF, Castillo C, Coleman P Cardinals Can He Hit Scrap Factor Can He Field Do We Hate Him Cubs Can He Hit Scrap […]

St. Louis Cardinals @ Chicago Cubs

GamedayBref Preview Cardinals wOBA wRC Def Cubs wOBA wRC Def Ryan Theriot .298 .39 -.01 Kosuke Fukudome .343 .57 -.06 Colby Rasmus .348 .57 .01 Darwin Barney .297 .38 .03 Albert Pujols .413 .79 .02 Marlon Byrd .334 .50 -.01 Matt Holliday .389 .68 .02 Aramis Ramirez .347 .53 -.03 Lance Berkman .378 .62 .00 […]

Mental Day Off Game Thread

Lineups Reds CF Drew Stubbs SS Edgar Renteria 1B Joey Votto 2B Brandon Phillips RF Jay Bruce LF Chris Heisey C Ryan Hanigan 3B Chris Valaika P Bronson Arroyo Cubs RF Kosuke Fukudome SS Darwin Barney CF Marlon Byrd 3B Aramis Rodrigo 1B Carlos Pena C Geovany Soto 2B Blake DeWitt LF Tyler Colvin P […]

Houston Astros @ Chicago Cubs

Kerry Wood, 20 strikeouts Astros wOBA wRC Cubs wOBA wRC Craig Biggio .406 .82 Brant Brown .361 .64 Derek Bell .387 .72 Mickey Morandini .349 .58 Jeff Bagwell .422 .83 Sammy Sosa .425 .84 Jack Howell .372 .63 Mark race .377 .65 Moises Alou .419 .77 Henry Rodriguez .361 .58 Dave Clard .252 .20 Jeff […]

1940s Chicago Cubs @ 1940s Los Angeles Dodgers

GamedayB-Ref Preview Cubs wOBA wRC Def Dodgers wOBA wRC Def Starlin Castro .330 .53 -.03 Aaron Miles .272 .30 -.05 Darwin Barney .297 .39 .03 Jay Gibbons .304 .41 -.12 Marlon Byrd .334 .51 -.01 Andre Ethier .374 .66 -.01 Aramis Ramirez .347 .54 -.03 Matt Kemp .356 .57 -.02 Jeff Baker .324 .45 -.01 […]