Baseball America’s latest mock draft

In Minor Leagues by dmick8962 Comments

Jim Callis has another mock draft up and he has the Cubs selecting Archie Bradley. 9. CUBS: Bank on a high-ceiling player for Chicago. The Cubs have little chance to get Bundy or Starling, but they likely can pick between the next-best high school arm (Archie Bradley) or overall athlete (Connecticut outfielder George Springer) in the draft. Projected Pick: Archie …

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Win an Obstructed View t-shirt

In News And Rumors by dmick8942 Comments

UPDATE: There are 29 games in June. I can’t count. If you’ve left a prediction already, please update it. Thanks and sorry. We’ve gotten dozens and dozens of emails, faxes, and letters thanking us for our Obstructed View shirts and other merchandise. Now you can get one for free. All you have to do is predict the Cubs record in …

Series Preview: Iowa Cubs (23-31) at St. Louis Cardinals (33-24)

In Series Previews by berselius247 Comments

Team overview Team stats and NL ranks Cubs Cardinals wOBA .323 (5th) .344 (1st) UBR -7.3 (16th) -1.7 (12th) UZR -12.1 (14th) 6.9 (4th) SP FIP 4.07 (11th) 3.74 (4th) RP FIP 4.08 (16th) 3.78 (11th) I’m too lazy to breakdown the individual player stats. Blame the Cubs shittiness (laughing). I’ll hit the highlights. “RF” Lance Berkman is still hitting …

10 things to look forward to this summer

In News And Rumors by dmick89179 Comments

Figure it’s about time to talk about a few things that might be worth looking forward to this summer. 10. A team worth cherishing their history comes to Wrigley Field on June 17, 18 and 19. Roger Clemens won’t be trying for win number 300 this time, but I like the Yankees. I like the Cubs. I’m looking forward to …

Cubs swept by Astros, things about to get much worse

In News And Rumors by dmick89249 Comments

The Cubs just completed a 9-game home stand against the Mets, Pirates and Astros. The Cubs entered the home stand 5 games below .500 and it was concluding the easiest part of their schedule. The Cubs needed to make up ground during this home stand because even if they play well after, it’s unlikely they can improve their record all …

What the Cubs may soon look like

In News And Rumors by dmick89212 Comments

The Cubs are 8.5 games out of first place and it’s just the first of June. Their pythagorean record is even worse than their actual 23-30 record. Pythag has them at 22-31. The only team with a worse Pythag than the Cubs is the Houston Astros at 22-33. Minnesota is worse in the AL at 17-36, but no other team …