Really, the 2015 Cubs just won 97 games!

In News And Rumors by dmick8927 Comments

The Cubs won't host the NL Wild Card game against the Pirates unless the Reds complete some sort of magical comeback (they trail 4-0 late), but this team just won their 97th game of the season. They finished 97-65 and it's the 9th most wins in franchise history. It's tied with the 2008 club in wins, which was the best …

Why MLB’s Wild Card System Is Far From Broken

In Uncategorized by andcounting14 Comments

The Cubs, Cardinals, and Pirates have clinched it. No matter what happens on the final day of the season, they will have the best three records in baseball. That much has been decided by the grind of the previous 161 games. What has also been decided is the brevity of their postseason existence. After the first playoff series, two of …

Cubs @ Reds Game Thread (10-1-15)

In Game Threads by dmick8947 Comments

A lot of people (mostly non-baseball fans) complain that the season is too long, but it seems like it just started. There are only 4 games left in the regular season and the Cubs are currently 93-65. They're a season-best 28 games over .500 and are looking to sweep the Reds today and win their 5th in a row. Kyle …

Myles’ 2015 Awards Post

In Uncategorized by myles52 Comments

The season is basically over! The Cubs are going to meet the Pirates in a one-game playoff to see who actually makes the playoffs, and they have defied pretty much everyone's expectations. They have had something like 5 breakout performances this season, and should bring home lots of the hardware. Here are my postseason awards. NL MVP 1. Bryce Harper …