Year: 2018

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 …

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Ryne Sandberg autographed scorecard for 2016 World Series

Ryne Sandberg enjoyed looking at my World Series scorecards

The Cubs postseason rally was held in Chicago today. The Cub’s radio station, The Score 670, hosted the rally with a live broadcast through the day. (I live-blogged the event with a dozen photos). One part of the event in particular stood out—when Ryne Sandberg looked at my World Series scorecards an autographed one for …

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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 …

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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 …

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