There’s a reason the Cubs are the Cubs. Failing to re-sign Greg Maddux, who took less money to play for the Bravos (one of the many, many cool things about … Continue Reading Why isn’t Larry Himes universally recognized as the stupidest GM ever?
The playoffs are all but a done deal. Advancing past the first round will require: 1. JJ returning to form. 2. A clean bill of health for Tommy. I’m confident … Continue Reading Open thread, 8/22, Braves vs. Donald Rumsfelds
Very disappointing night at the Ted. It should’ve been all about the greatest team in Atlanta sports history and the city’s most beloved announcer but tributes to both seemed little … Continue Reading So much for the warm fuzzies
Bobby Valentine raised an interesting point on the telecast tonight (I hated typing that): Why aren’t the Cubs shopping Marlon Byrd? The Sprayberry High grad, adept at all three OF … Continue Reading Someone tell Jim Hendry his team sucks
I can’t believe I’m rooting for Carlos Zambrano.
In a recent interview with Chicago Magazine, Sammy Sosa commented on the fact that the Cubs have not retired his No. 21 jersey. “That number should be untouchable because of the … Continue Reading Tuffy Rhodes is more deserving
The Cubs badly need a left-handed power bat at first base, and Dunn is a fan of Wrigley Field and Cubs GM Jim Hendry, based on comments he made to Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago … Continue Reading What will be the next incredibly stupid move by the Lil’ Bears?
Sweet Lou’s parting gift? Perhaps the two worst innings of baseball I’ve ever witnessed. I kept expecting to see Chopper Campbell or Rod Gilbreath on the field.
I’ve always had a soft spot for the Sox, in spite of their owner, Jerry “94 Strike” Reinsdorf. On the plus side: A.) They’re not the Cubs; B.) Had a … Continue Reading Enter the Pale Hose
Jim Belushi, as a Cubs fan, in an early 90s “comedy” named after a Bachman-Turner Overdrive song. I believe this was the reason Charles Grodin quit show business. So you’ll … Continue Reading Movie Hell
I was obnoxious yesterday, I admit, but Cubs fans must be silenced and the wave, stopped. It’s my backyard, not theirs. Notice how Jay Hey shuts up the ass clown … Continue Reading Mocking Cubs fans
I just got back from Turner Field, interviewing early arrivals for the local organ. One piece of advice: wear shorts. It feels like mid-June out there. And don’t worry about … Continue Reading Live from The Ted
Thom is to Marty as Chip is to Skip. And that has nothing to do with genealogy.
Good teams are strong up in the middle, deep in the ‘pen and balanced offensively. That’s three strikes against the Cubs, which have players best suited as reserves at short, … Continue Reading The Lil’ Bears will be little threat
Random observations about the year that was and thoughts on 2010: Play of the year: Former Brave DeWayne Wise preserves Mark Buehrle’s perfect game. Best experience at The Ted: The … Continue Reading What was and will be
Bobby doesn’t usually make news in his columns for Chop Talk, but this excerpt caught my eye: Even though he was injured and was unable to play during the Arizona … Continue Reading It’s Heyward’s job to lose
A good chant to drown out those obnoxious Cubs fans. Hey Braves management, why not help us out with some music (the chop, something, anything …) next time the opposing … Continue Reading “19-08”
Best. Tirade. Ever.
American Voices Tribune Media Files For Bankruptcy “I guess their strategy of benching Ronny Cedeno so he could write all the news didn’t pan out.”