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Cubs find guy in "Swaim"

Cubs find guy in “Swaim”

Well, just a day after this, Dale Sveum is the new manager of the Chicago Cubs after agreeing to a three year contract with an option for a fourth year.  Sveum only has 16 games of Major League managing experience, however he does have 30 years of overall baseball experience.  Initially, it will seem like…

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Epstein will be the Cubs' Obama

Epstein will be the Cubs’ Obama

“Change we can believe in” will return for a 2012 campaign, but it won’t be President Barack Obama’s.  The phrase will undoubtedly be resurrected by Cubs Nation once Theo Epstein is officially calling the shots.  It will be hard for the North Side not to deposit all hope after recently experiencing a 71-91 season as…

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Chicago Cubs 2011 offseason to-do list

Chicago Cubs 2011 offseason to-do list

Now that my final grades are recorded and out of the way, it’s time to go through the Cubs To-Do List for the coming offseason.   1.  Hire a GM as soon as possible The Cubs have already formally requested to speak with Red Sox GM Theo Epstein. Also, the Tampa Bay Rays were recently…

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"Catching Hell" set to break hearts all over again

“Catching Hell” set to break hearts all over again

The time has finally arrived for Cubs fans around the nation to undergo self-torture by watching ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary entitled “Catching Hell”.  It explores the consequences of the Steve Bartman incident as well as the grander subject of scapegoating in sports.  It will definitely be tough to relive the moments of Game 6…

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