Reality Sinks In

The Cubs have successfully sucked the life out of me after this weekend.  The only thing keeping me from a complete meltdown after being swept by the White Sox is that the Cubs swept them the weekend before.  The White Sox hit the cover off the ball and our pitching staff Continue reading

World Series Preview Part II

Well, if the Cubs were to get to the World Series and face the Rays, let’s hope the National League pulls through in the All-Star Game and gives the Cubs home field advantage.  The Cubs have lots of travel and not very much rest Continue reading

Alfonso and his hop.

In the first inning of last night’s game, my opinion of Alfonso Soriano’s hop was validated. I’ve never liked it, nor have I bought the “it’s what he’s comfortable with” excuse. To me, it seems cocky, flashy, and like something you expect to see in a sandlot game. This was something I had hoped would disappear over the off-season. Well, here we are, a little over 2 weeks into the season and he comes away limping, needing assistance to get off the field after a routine pop-fly. Continue reading