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Cubs 7, Phillies 2 (5.29.16)

In Commentary And Analysis by berselius54 Comments

OSS: Cubs sweep the Phillies, grind their bones to make their bread. Three up Ben Zobrist's hot streak continues, this time thanks to a three run homer in the third inning. We're at the point where a one hit game seems disappointing from him. Do better smh. John Lackey was solid today striking out six batters in seven innings and …

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Cubs 4, Phillies 1 (5.28.16)

In Commentary And Analysis by berselius39 Comments

OSS: Kyle Hendricks threw a Maddux in my heart Three up Kyle Hendricks had his best start of the season, going the distance with seven strikeouts, no walks and six baserunners. He probably should have got the Maddux, but some miscommunication between Heyward and Zobrist in the ninth turned a lazy pop fly into a leadoff double for the Phils. …

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Cubs 6, Phillies 2 (5.27.16)

In Commentary And Analysis by berselius77 Comments

OSS: David Ross picks up his 100th HR and the Cubs roll the Phillies on a stormy day. Three up David Ross hitting his 100th homer was the big story of the day. I was at lunch and missed it but you'd have to think that Pat Hughes called it a Turning Point. A lot of us here didn't want …

Who Will the Cubs Trade With on July 2nd?

In Uncategorized by GW

The new international free agent signing period starts Wednesday. The Cubs were unable to stay within their allotted bonus pool limits last year, and won’t be able to spend more than $250,000 on a single player this year, despite having nearly four million dollars to spend. What that adds up to is the that the team is likely to trade …

Q & A With Phillies Blog "That Ball's Outta Here"

In Major League Baseball by berselius11 Comments

We were contacted by Phillies blog "That Ball's Outta Here" to do a Q&A, and you can read our answers to the Cubs questions over at their site. Ethan was kind enough to answer a few questions of our own about the Phillies 1. What can the Phillies do to improve their offense? Watching a few Tom Emansky hitting videos …

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Braves Q&A

In News And Rumors by berseliusLeave a Comment

Back when we were doing the advertising blitz for this site my Braves fan cousin offered to talk about the Braves for a bit when the Cubs eventually played them. He took time from selling all of his shit to move from Atlanta to Hawaii (the lucky bastard) to answer a few questions about the Braves, a team that I’ve …

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OV Pic of the Day: Are We Having Fun Yet?

In News And Rumors by aisle424147 Comments

The Cubs lost to the Phillies 4-2 after blowing a 2-0 lead and another outstanding  pitching performance by Matt Garza.  After the game, Garza said he is still having fun: “It’s baseball,” Garza said. “If it was a given, it wouldn’t be that fun, would it?” (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune / July 19, 2011) It certainly looks like you’re having …