As the South Siders head to 1060 W Addison this weekend, with them comes a clash of expectations. Both teams pursued roster overhauls in the winter, both teams adding new starting pitching as well as some much-needed sources of run support. The Cubs focused their free agency search on a catcher and a starting pitcher. Securing the lefty batting Montero, the second-best pitch … [Read more...] about Crosstown Classic Preview: A Clash of Strategies
It isn't always good to be the king, or in the case of the Washington Nationals, maybe the media can lay a little low, when it comes to how easy it is supposed to be for them in 2015. The first week of their season stunk of 'meh', and things went from blah to bad in Boston, where the Red Sox took the first two and the Nats took the getaway game on Wednesday. It was back home … [Read more...] about The Washington Nationals and Last Week in Baseball
It’s that time of year again… spring is in the air, the weather is changing and baseball is right around to corner. But more importantly… it is time to unveil the roster for the 2015 SCUBS! Unlike previous years, the 2015 SCUBS had position battles across the board, which was not the case last year. Neither the Sox (73-89) nor the Cubs (73-89) were a contender in their … [Read more...] about What if the Cubs and White Sox combined forces?