1. Chicago Cubs Position Battle: Micah Hoffpauir or Derrek Lee?

    It's early, but already there's been all kinds of press regarding Derrek Lee's slow start at first base.Most Cubs fans know that Lee was at one point a very capable middle-of-the-order hitter...

    Alex Walsh Written by Alex Walsh about over 5 years ago 54 reads 0 comments

  2. Despite Four Homers, Lilly Pitches Well

    Considering Ted Lilly gave up four home runs last night, it's hard to categorize his start as a success. But putting Lilly's performance into context is crucial for understanding why ...

    Alex Walsh Written by Alex Walsh about over 5 years ago 137 reads 0 comments

  3. Chicago Cubs Should Stay the Course with Kosuke Fukudome

    There was a bit of a surprise in store for the not-so-casual Cub fan at the end of the game on Monday night. Lou's decision to send in Joey Gathright as a defensive replacement in the bottom of the ninth inning was a predictable one...

    Alex Walsh Written by Alex Walsh about over 5 years ago 235 reads 4 comments

  4. Chad Gaudin May Not Fit in Cubs Pen

    It appears the Cubs have a problem.As the team decides on its 25-man roster for Opening Day 2009, several pitchers are making things tough on Chicago's management...

    Alex Walsh Written by Alex Walsh about over 5 years ago 270 reads 9 comments

  5. Chicago Cubs Preview: Predicting the Roster

    Make no mistake: The Chicago Cubs of 2009 will most certainly be different from the 2008 team. Gone are a pair of fan favorites in Kerry Wood and Mark DeRosa...

    Alex Walsh Written by Alex Walsh about over 5 years ago 98 reads 0 comments

  6. 2008 NLDS Recap, L.A. Dodgers At Chicago Cubs: Facing The Facts

    Let's talk facts. Right now, the Cubs are losing Game 2, by a score of 6-0. Tonight, five of those six runs allowed by the Cubs scored in the second inning, an inning that will go down as one of the worst in the storied history of this franchise...

    Alex Walsh Written by Alex Walsh about almost 6 years ago 729 reads 1 comments

  7. 2008 NLDS Preview, L.A. Dodgers at Chicago Cubs: The Pitching

    Baseball fans are spoiled. We get to watch our favorite teams play almost every day. Even on the off days, we can resort to cursing our most hated rivals into oblivion—there's always something going on...

    Alex Walsh Written by Alex Walsh about almost 6 years ago 943 reads 4 comments

  8. 2008 NLDS Preview, LA Dodgers At Chicago Cubs: Can You Believe It?

    I can't believe it. I can't believe the Chicago Cubs will begin this postseason in the eyes of many sports fans as the favorites to make the World Series from the National League...

    Alex Walsh Written by Alex Walsh about almost 6 years ago 1,389 reads 20 comments

  9. NL Central Approaches All-Star Break

    Many baseball fans don't watch win-loss records for the first half of the season, claiming that each team should end up fairly close to .500 when all is said and done after the first few months anyway...

    Alex Walsh Written by Alex Walsh about 6 years ago 478 reads 10 comments

  10. Wins, Losses, and The Chicago Cubs: Aramis Ramirez Beats White Sox

    Baseball has, by far, the longest regular season. The 162-game stretch makes it easy for the average fan to over interpret the results of one game, or three games, or even ten games. Lately, this may have been especially true for Chicago Cubs fans...

    Alex Walsh Written by Alex Walsh about 6 years ago 775 reads 1 comments

  11. Neal Cotts, See Ya Later: CHC Fearless Prediction

    Pack your bags, Neal. Chicago Cubs LHP Neal Cotts walked the only batter he faced in four pitches on Wednesday night in Tampa Bay. In his last 1.1 IP, Cotts has given up two home runs, three walks and three hits...

    Alex Walsh Written by Alex Walsh about 6 years ago 341 reads 5 comments

  12. MLB Trade Deadline Thoughts: Starters For Sale?

    Rarely does an MLB season go by when none of the apparent contenders need pitching help. This year is not one of those years...

    Alex Walsh Written by Alex Walsh about 6 years ago 715 reads 3 comments

  13. Chicago Cubs Bullpen Takes Loss

    The Cubs need to make a change in their bullpen soon. Tuesday night’s game in Tampa Bay should be proof enough of that...

    Alex Walsh Written by Alex Walsh about 6 years ago 510 reads 3 comments