Cubs tickets are not selling for peanuts

The Slanch Report suggests that Cubs tickets are selling for peanuts. Julie posted the other day you can get tickets for 9 cents. I wondered how accurate it would be to say they were selling for peanuts so I went over to Google Shopping to find out. Turns out the cheapest Planters Peanuts you can […]

Playoff play-in chaos scenarios

I'm a little annoyed that while the overall playoff field is set, only one "series" is set in stone right now (the Braves-Cardinals wild card play in game). Don't these teams realize that writers have series previews to write? Anyway here's how things stand right now, followed by what can happen tonight National League: 3rd […]

The worst Cubs of 2012

In a season that has mostly sucked it seems appropriate to pay tribute to those who helped them suck even more than they would have otherwise. I haven't looked this over so I'm doing the work as I write along. We'll start with the position players and if I feel like I'll do one for […]

One of the Finest Days in Cubs History: September 27, 2003

Here we are, in a Cubs baseball season that was deposited into the septic tank of history approximately 150 days ago.  If you can name the Cubs current starting rotation, well, that’s just sad.  Get a life. The Cubs underperformed major-league caliber baseball again today, but let’s forget about that and find something else to […]

Hoyer: we will have financial flexibility

“We will have financial flexibility,” Hoyer said. “We’ve been diligent to make sure we do have flexibility and we’re efficient going forward. We’ll obviously be active in the free agent market. That’s a big part of our research and work now is evaluating free agents. We have some money to spend and we’ll focus on […]

Road to 100 losses

The Cubs currently have 95 losses with 8 games to play. PECOTA projects them to go 3-5 over the final week of the season giving them a final record of 62-100. Only the 1962 and 1966 Cubs have lost more than 98 games (each team lost 103). The Cubs would have to go 5-3 just […]

Kerry Wood wants Sammy Sosa to return to Cubs

The Cubs celebrated Kerry Wood's career prior to the game today and Wood had a few interesting things to say. Wood wants to be a part of the team in the future, but wants to take an active part in some aspect of the team. “We’ve kicked some ideas around, (I’ve) met with and talked […]

Vitters’ -12 wRC+

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