1. Blame It on the Rain, McGwire

    Originally published in January 2010 A lot of athletes cheat. We get it. What is insulting are the lies they continue to feed us. Roger Clemens still denies using. Rafael Palmeiro and Miguel Tejada lied to Congress (bad idea)...

    John Woelfel Written by John Woelfel about over 4 years ago 152 reads 0 comments

  2. Chicago Cubs Week in Review (July 19-July 25)

    The Cubs finished a pretty disappointing, albeit exciting week last night with an 11-inning, 4-3 loss to the Cardinals, which prevented them from sweeping the series...

    John Woelfel Written by John Woelfel about over 4 years ago 55 reads 0 comments

  3. 5 Reasons why Oswalt Won't End Up in St. Louis

    By John Mark Woelfel There are a lot of rumors out there that the Cardinals are not only interested in Oswalt, but that they are the “frontrunners” to get him. Oswalt has even expressed interest in playing for St...

    John Woelfel Written by John Woelfel about over 4 years ago 326 reads 2 comments

  4. Hill Needs to Be Cut (from the Team, I Mean)

    As ugly as the 4-3 loss was yesterday to the Astros in 12 innings, the most glaring deficiency I noticed was the absolute awful presence Koyie Hill is at the plate...

    John Woelfel Written by John Woelfel about over 4 years ago 49 reads 0 comments

  5. Top Five Candidates for Chicago Cubs Manager

    Now that Lou Piniella has announced he will retire at the end of the season, the Cubs can turn their attention from just losing to losing and searching for his replacement...

    John Woelfel Written by John Woelfel about over 4 years ago 287 reads 0 comments

  6. Cubs Week in Review (July 12-July 18)

    The Cubs came out of the All-Star Break playing pretty good baseball. They started the second half by taking 3 of 4 against the Phillies, capped by a pounding of Cy-Young candidate Roy Halladay...

    John Woelfel Written by John Woelfel about over 4 years ago 130 reads 0 comments

  7. Joey Votto “Hates” the Rival Chicago Cubs

    The Cubs may be known as the lovable losers, but Joey Votto doesn’t care. Votto refused to congratulate Chicago Cubs outfielder Marlon Byrd when he made a big play in right field ...

    John Woelfel Written by John Woelfel about over 4 years ago 1,144 reads 2 comments

  8. Braves Trading Escobar Is a Head-Scratcher

    Yesterday the Braves swapped shortstops with the Blue Jays, trading Yunel Escobar for veteran Alex Gonzalez. The Braves currently are in first place in the NL East and are looking for offensive upgrades...

    John Woelfel Written by John Woelfel about over 4 years ago 176 reads 9 comments

  9. Fantasy Baseball Second Half NL Preview

    Now that we are just over halfway through the baseball season and the All-Star Game has come and gone, it’s time to take a look at your fantasy baseball team. A key to a winning season is making the right moves at the right time...

    John Woelfel Written by John Woelfel about over 4 years ago 44 reads 0 comments

  10. Shoud Stephen Strasburg Have Been an All-Star?

    There’s been a lot of talk lately about whether or not Stephen Strasburg should have been elected to the All-Star game this season. The fact is, this debate gets at the heart of the confusion that surrounds the purpose of the All-Star Game...

    John Woelfel Written by John Woelfel about over 4 years ago 26 reads 0 comments

  11. What to Do With The Home Run Derby

    Of all the festivities of major sports all-star weekends, the Home Run Derby is right up there with the Slam Dunk competition in potential. People want to see players slam dunk a basketball...

    John Woelfel Written by John Woelfel about over 4 years ago 371 reads 0 comments