Tag Archive: Chicago Cubs

Apr 07

What We Learned From the First 3 Days of the 2016 MLB Season

It’s ludicrous to think that the first series of a Major League Baseball season can define success or failure for a team, but there are definitely indicators. The 2016 MLB season has concluded its first round of series, and, literally …

Apr 03

2016 MLB Opening Day: Fans React

The 2016 Major League Baseball season is upon us, and with the exception of four games played yesterday, today is the official Opening Day. Each year we send our crack investigative reporting team out to the far reaches of these …

Mar 24

2016 MLB Award Predictions

There’s only ten days left until 2016 MLB Opening Night. Teams have begun finalizing rosters, and predictions have been made. It’s time for Cha Cha & Spoons’ Annual MLB Award Predictions. Will Mike Trout make another run at MVP? Is …

Mar 10

2016 National League Central Preview

Don’t look now, but the National League Central is the best division in baseball, and has been for years. The top three teams haven’t changed since last season, but after the Chicago Cubs backed the money truck into free agency, …

Dec 21

Have the Chicago Cubs Won the 2015 Offseason?

According to the Bovada Sportsbook in Las Vegas, the Chicago Cubs have the best odds of winning the 2016 Fall Classic. Given their aggressive offseason, there is no reason to believe they can’t make it there, but let’s not forget …

Nov 10

Longest Professional Sports Droughts

The 2015 Major League Baseball season ended quite a few postseason droughts. Kansas City, New York, Houston, Chicago, and Toronto all battled their own demons to accomplish something. A drought (in sports) is, of course, defined by how long a …

Oct 21

The Front Page and Other Shenanigans: Your weekly guide of what to look for, and what to look away from 10/21-10/27

The MLB postseason hasn’t been the postseason fans expected. The New York Mets have quickly dominated the Chicago Cubs, taking a 3-0 lead in the National League Championship Series. Mets’ second baseman Daniel Murphy has become the most recent postseason …

Oct 19

What if the Chicago Cubs make the World Series? Suggestions for the ceremonial first pitch

Let’s just admit it, the potential for the Chicago Cubs to go to the World Series is just weird. It was 107 years ago that the Cubs last won the Series, and only 70 years ago since they last participated …

Oct 15

Major League Baseball’s Championship Series: Just how did they get there?

Major League Baseball’s Championship Series: Just how did they get there?

Yesterday, the American League Championship Series was set. Tonight, the New York Mets are in Los Angeles, with the winner of that series facing the Chicago Cubs in the …

Oct 09

Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals: Straight-shooting the NLDS

On Wednesday, the Chicago Cubs furthered their “Back to the Future 2” run by dominating the Pittsburgh Pirates and earning a trip to face the St. Louis Cardinals. The two major facts the Cubs will have to face …

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