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The Cubs are about to clinch a spot in the post-season. They still have a shot at winning more games than the 1984 and 2008 teams that were the best teams of my lifetime. And they're doing it ahead of…

Yesterday Joe Maddon talked a bit about what the Cubs might do if they beat the Pirates on October 7th. Jon Lester would start Game 1 against the Cardinals and then what? Jason Hammel and Kyle Hendricks haven't exactly pitched…

In 130 game and 486 plate appearances, rookie Addison Russell has hit .238/.301/.389. His wOBA is .302 and his wRC+ sits at 88. As a 21 year old who is now firmly planted at shortstop, those are some pretty good…

Jake Arrieta has had a fantastic season this year. Actually, he's been fantastic since he joined the Cubs, but I find myself being a little bit scared about his workload right now. He's thrown 191 innings so far and has about…

It is getting close to awards time. That means you are going to see the think-pieces come out soon where people will lay out ballots for MVP that don't comport with reality; for instance, there is a guy on twitter…

I thought I’d take a look at the potential playoff rotations in the National League for fun. Jason Hammel, Kyle Hendricks and Dan Haren haven’t not been performing too great for the Cubs and it’s begun to feel as though…

The Cubs have lost four in a row and are now 6 games behind Pittsburgh for the 1st wild card spot. They’re still 4.5 games ahead of the Giants. More importantly at this point in my opinion, they’re 5 losses…