Category Archives: Cubs

Tons of Changes on the Northside, Arrieta Calling Out Players

There are always tons of roster movements on September 1st as rosters expand to 40 men, but some of the Chicago Cubs moves are very curious to say the least. While some very expected moves, recalling Javy Baez happened, the sudden designation of James Russell is rather surprising since Russell has been a very good…

Anthony Rizzo Is Getting a Serious Push for MVP

Chicago Cubs fans know what they have in Anthony Rizzo, and hopefully now that the team is 17-4 in August, he will get recognized nationally for MVP consideration. Cubs play-by-play man, Len Kasper has been very vocal about Anthony's meaning to the team and MVP chances going back before the season. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5sU3MO90kc The hype, and even local…

These Cubs Could Be Looking at Postseason Awards

We are at the midway point of August and the contenders are separating themselves from the pretenders in Major League Baseball. As teams like the Detroit Tigers, Arizona Diamondbacks, and Washington Nationals start to drop out of the picture, the Toronto Blue Jays, Baltimore Orioles, Pittsburg Pirates, and Chicago Cubs have begun solidifying their holds…

The Cubs Lead the League in This Important Stat

There has been a Twitter hashtag that has been going around Chicago Cubs circles since the beginning of the year. #WeAreGood https://twitter.com/miggymont26/status/631950245375557632 https://twitter.com/MarkSchanowski/status/632311076600852480 https://twitter.com/thekapman/status/631941721689985025 https://twitter.com/kschwarb12/status/631688350227935232 The hashtag was started by Cubs catcher Miguel Montero, which Jake Arrieta happily explains here. (He explains the hashtag at the 8:19 mark) https://youtu.be/y5BLnYxLZ2s Hashtags and social media fads aside,…