Beyond Addison Russell: Cubs News Roundup

Addison Russell's social media, domestic violence accusation stole headlines today, but there's plenty of action going on elsewhere with the team. The red-hot Rockies are coming to town, and bringing their historical start on the road with them. They will certainly test the Cubs' recent triumphs, but it will be a much-needed test for the Cubs, playing against one … Continue reading Beyond Addison Russell: Cubs News Roundup

BREAKING: Addison Russell Accused Of Domestic Violence

This is the Addison Russell I thought I knew: phenom prospect, 22-year old All-Star, and defensive anchor for the 2016 World Series champs. He stood on top of baseball's highest mountain, but at some point -- I don't know when -- he started slipping. Sadly, the slope just got even slipperier. https://twitter.com/CSNChicago/status/872825764206579712 “I like to … Continue reading BREAKING: Addison Russell Accused Of Domestic Violence

Cubs Finding Their Groove: Take Two Games From The Fish

The Cubs fought tough, but lost the series finale against the Marlins 6-5 and couldn't complete the sweep. They entered tonight riding a five-game winning streak, looking more like the team everyone expected this season. The Cubs have lacked consistency this season, but they didn't show it this week. This is the team we've been … Continue reading Cubs Finding Their Groove: Take Two Games From The Fish

Arrieta Needs To Regain “Elite” Status For The Cubs And Himself

When the season began in April, the bullpen made me nervous. The rotation did the opposite after being virtually untouchable in 2016. Come June, the roles have reversed. The bullpen looks stronger than ever , which is due, in large part, to Mike Montgomery's ability to pitch in any situation, coupled with Wade Davis' consistency as the closer. The starting pitching, … Continue reading Arrieta Needs To Regain “Elite” Status For The Cubs And Himself

Podcast: Talking Shop With Cubbie Expert Harry Colmery

I joined forces with fellow Cubs blogger Harry Colmery to talk about a few hot topics surrounding the team including: the sweep of the Cardinals, Kyle Schwarber, Addison Russell's struggles and the shortstop rotation with Javier Baez (great take from Harry on him), the state of the pitching rotation, and a quick look forward on … Continue reading Podcast: Talking Shop With Cubbie Expert Harry Colmery