2016 Bowman Draft BD-108 Alex Call Phillippians 4:13

Your one baseball card

What would you do if were a minor league prospect, and Topps produced only one card of you? It would be fun to go around trying to autograph every one of those cards in existence. Drafted in the 3rd round of the 2016 draft, White Sox prospect Alex Call currently has one baseball card—2016 Bowman […]

Email from Prudential Plaza about the Cubs Postseason Rally

Cubs postseason rally in Prudential lobby from 5am to 6pm

670 AM Score’s offices are in my building at the Prudential Plaza. Today they doing a Cubs postseason rally in the lobby from 5am to 6pm. Today I’ll live-blog this show throughout the day. And I’ll tweet the updates on Twitter. 8:45am I walked in this morning and Ron Coomer was doing a show, sitting […]

Cubs podcast no longer updating as of March 2018

14 MLB teams stopped updating their official team podcast since March.

The Chicago Cubs official podcast was great. The official Cubs beat reporter, Carrie Muskat, would give great insight into the team. They aren’t super long—just 7 to 15 minutes. The perfect length. Most other Cubs podcasts are too long. The hosts end up chatting and bla bla BLA BLA. Carrie got to the point. But […]

Chicago Dogs uniform design 2018

Chicago Dogs uniform design is a wiener

The Chicago Dogs released their uniform designs today. Folks, we have a wiener—as in WINNER. Thankfully, their home hat features just the hot dog logo. No baseball, no words. Back in August, I blogged about they should put just the hot dog on the hat. Does the entire logo belong on a baseball hat? I’m […]

Matt Murton as office worker among the cubicles

How does a MLB player transition to an office worker?

The Chicago Cubs have named Chris Denorfia as Special Assistant to the President/General Manager and Matt Murton as Baseball Operations Assistant. Chris Denorfia played for Cincinnati, Oakland, San Diego, Seattle, and the Cubs from 2005 to 2015. He was also a minor league regular from 2002 to 2017. Matt Murton played outfield on and off […]

Use Google images to find your MLB twin

Who is your MLB twin?

What MLB player looks most like you? Pick any player from the history of baseball at any age. Drawing a blank? Here’s how you can find your baseball player twin! 1. Your photo Find an photo of yourself wearing your favorite team’s clothing. Preferably this photo will be taken at the ballpark. For this example, […]

Cubs World Series ring drawn on a scorecard

Scorecard for 2016 Cubs ring ceremony

What I learned Before the game starts, if you walk down to the first section with a hot dog in your hands, they will let you sit with no questions. Highlights The glimmer of the Cubs rings was incredible as all the Cubs gathered on the mound and raised their hands. Seeing Cubs World Champion […]

The quietest Cubs offense ever in the postseason

[update: These stats were previously through game 3 of the 2017 NLCS. They are now updated to include the final stats from all five games] The 2017 Cubs had an incredibly hard time this postseason. But is this their worst ever? Since 1906 the Cubs have played in 25 postseason series. Their .156 batting average […]

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