1. Is There Anyone the Chicago Cubs Can Beat?

    Something happened (again) yesterday as I watched another Cubs game.I gave up.That's right.I gave up the moment the Cubs found themselves down TWO runs.During other seasons, channel surfing during a Cubs game was a no-no for me...

    Jason Kronewitter Written by Jason Kronewitter about 6 years ago 134 reads 2 comments

  2. The Curse of the Z No-No

    The goat has absolved me of my sin. Ok, so I have good news and bad news.The good news is that after months of racking my brain, trying to figure out what has turned the Cubs from favorites to frustrating-as-f#&k...

    Jason Kronewitter Written by Jason Kronewitter about 6 years ago 195 reads 3 comments

  3. Chicago Cubs: Do Something, ANYTHING!

    His jersey fit the last time the Cubs did something interesting. Other than committing felony assault on innocent Gatorade machines, when was the last time the Cubs did anything worth watching? Sure they have won a few here and there...

    Jason Kronewitter Written by Jason Kronewitter about 6 years ago 147 reads 2 comments

  4. Cubs Continue to Win, Bore My Pants Off

    I turned on the game yesterday when it was 1-1 and watched as the Cubs proceeded to treat the woeful Padres like a red-headed step child. Three changes and six runs later, I flipped the channel never to return...

    Jason Kronewitter Written by Jason Kronewitter about over 6 years ago 111 reads 0 comments

  5. You Know What's Really Counterproductive for the Chicago Cubs? Sucking

    WARNING: ANGRY RANT AHEAD!So Phil Rogers was apparently out of new ideas yesterday, so he decided to recycle everyone's favorite topic...booing.With five victories in their last six games, the Cubs are 15-12...

    Jason Kronewitter Written by Jason Kronewitter about over 6 years ago 178 reads 4 comments

  6. What Has Two Thumbs And the Ability To Kill a Winning Streak? This Guy.

    That's right ladies and gents, the nightmare is back! Against the advice of friends, family, and the occasional angry commenter, I have decided to lift my self-imposed ban and once again return to Wrigley Field...

    Jason Kronewitter Written by Jason Kronewitter about over 6 years ago 191 reads 1 comments

  7. Hendry's Greatest Misses, 2008-2009 Edition

    The reaction of some Cubs fans to this past offseason has been focused on a single trade: Mark DeRosa for three minor leaguers. According to many, Brock-for-Broglio is now #2 in “Worst Trades in Cub History...

    Jason Kronewitter Written by Jason Kronewitter about over 6 years ago 40 reads 0 comments

  8. Chicago Cubs: 18 Games In...I'm Out.

    Call me irrational. Call me a quitter. Call me a typical "the sky is falling" Cubs' fan. I don't care. After 18 games of mostly lousy baseball, I'm done. I can't stand watching this team. Every time I turn them on, I get sick to my stomach...

    Jason Kronewitter Written by Jason Kronewitter about over 6 years ago 134 reads 4 comments

  9. The Good, the Bad and the Fukudome

    So yesterday wasn't all bad, right? Before the national nightmare came to fruition (Tyler Hansbrough NCAA Champion), your Chicago Cubs took the field for opening day 2009 and actually managed to win for once...

    Jason Kronewitter Written by Jason Kronewitter about over 6 years ago 146 reads 3 comments

  10. Chicago Cubs Will Be Better Than the Pirates And Other Predictions

    Now there's an image to get you pumped up for the 2009 season, eh? Am I right? Bueller?Anyhoo, when last we left our friendly north side baseball club, they were being handed their own asses on a platter...

    Jason Kronewitter Written by Jason Kronewitter about over 6 years ago 41 reads 0 comments

  11. Missouri Needs More Than Speed to Knock Off Memphis

    When Missouri takes the court on Thursday night to face Memphis, there is one thing you should avoid doing…blinking...

    Jason Kronewitter Written by Jason Kronewitter about over 6 years ago 85 reads 1 comments

  12. Chicago Cubs: Five Outs, Five Questions

    As I prepare to head down to the pool, I thought I'd take a page from Rock M Nation's playbook and pose five questions about the Cubs. So here they are, in no particular order. Feel free to leave your own answers in the comments...

    Jason Kronewitter Written by Jason Kronewitter about over 6 years ago 162 reads 3 comments

  13. Cubs Spring Training Random Thoughts: Pregame Edition

    Now that we're down here for the week, I figured I should give all three readers a heads up about how this is probably going to work...

    Jason Kronewitter Written by Jason Kronewitter about over 6 years ago 70 reads 0 comments

  14. 48 Hours, 48 Questions

    Hey look, it's a post with a theme!So the FOTG team (or at least two of us) is a mere 48 hours away from our week-long excursion to Arizona...

    Jason Kronewitter Written by Jason Kronewitter about over 6 years ago 103 reads 0 comments

  15. Why I'm Heading to Mesa for Cubs Spring Training (And You Should Too)

    For those of you who aren't one of our two readers (we lost one this weekend when my Mom informed me that she is no longer reading), Martin and I started this blog about a year ago as sort of ...

    Jason Kronewitter Written by Jason Kronewitter about over 6 years ago 60 reads 0 comments

  16. Steroids and the Downfall...of Sports Journalism

    So Alex Rodriguez tested positive for steroids in 2003. Everybody...stop what you're doing. A BASEBALL PLAYER TESTED POSITIVE FOR STEROIDS SIX YEARS AGO...

    Jason Kronewitter Written by Jason Kronewitter about over 6 years ago 1,051 reads 0 comments

  17. Chicago Cubs Trade Hill, Wuertz; Get New Minor Leaguers Fans Will Overrate

    In December of 2007, the Cubs were reported to have four "untouchables" in the organization: Felix Pie, Rich Hill, Jose Ceda, and (for some reason) Sam Fuld...

    Jason Kronewitter Written by Jason Kronewitter about over 6 years ago 190 reads 4 comments

  18. Jeremy Maclin Ready To Wow Scouts at NFL Combine

    In less than three weeks, college football’s elite players will descend upon Indianapolis for the annual NFL Combine. Here, a fraction of a second or a quarter of an inch can make or break a player’s career...

    Jason Kronewitter Written by Jason Kronewitter about over 6 years ago 190 reads 6 comments

  19. Chicago White Sox End Search for Big-Name Pitcher One Word Short

    The Trib is reporting today that the White Sox are on the verge of bringing back the slightly svelte Bartolo Colon with a one-year incentive-laden deal. Unfortunately, they took the high-road with their assessment of his...

    Jason Kronewitter Written by Jason Kronewitter about over 6 years ago 183 reads 4 comments

  20. Mark Prior a Dad Again!

    masculine, noun. (papá) father Whatever, it was a slow news day, so sue me.I particularly enjoyed what the "Padres Blog” had to say about the signing...

    Jason Kronewitter Written by Jason Kronewitter about over 6 years ago 61 reads 0 comments