Matt Spiegel, CBS: World Collisions Continue at Hot Stove Cool Music

CBS Chicago – Spiegel: World Collisions Continue at Hot Stove Cool Music By Matt Spiegel-   (CBS) Hot Stove Cool Music Boston 2016 is in the books. What a weekend it was. Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein and his twin brother, Paul, give back through baseball and music with their Foundation To Be Named […]

Video: Peter Gammons talks NLCS Game 3

Peter Gammons joins Matt Yallof and The Rundown on MLB Network to discuss the Cubs bullpen and the atmosphere ahead of a very important game 3 at Wrigley Field…

Slowly, Javier Baez Gaining Better Strike Zone Control

Game 4 of the NLDS was the culmination (so far) of a year of progress for Javier Baez. The 22-year-old infielder, overshadowed by the Cubs’ embarrassment of more immediately successful position players, blasted a three-run, opposite field homer into the Wrigley Field bleachers off an outside-corner fastball from John Lackey. The ninth overall pick in […]

Video: Peter Gammons sings “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” at Wrigley

Our commish Peter Gammons treated the fans at Wrigley Field with the singing of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” during the seventh inning stretch. Your browser does not support iframes.

Nine holiday gifts you can still get for the baseball fan

Yes, I know you think that sweater looks terrific and you probably think the new CD “Kim and Kanye’s Favorite Kristmas Karols” will be loved, but it’s not too late to get the baseball fan in your life a gift they will actually like this holiday season. Nine to Give Here are some items that […]

Mr. Manfred, here is a rule that needs to be changed without delay

Honestly Mr. Manfred, I’m trying to mind my own business and allow you the pleasure of a few months relaxing in the hammock before you start as Commissioner in January, but each day there feels as if there is more to pile on your plate. First let me say, that I got a lot of […]

Rizzo, Castro Hitting Like Franchise Cornerstones Once Again

It’s turning into yet another miserable season in Wrigleyville, with the Cubs seemingly competing only with the Houston Astros for the right to select first overall in the 2015 draft. Look deeper, though, and things don’t appear quite as bleak: Chicago’s run differential (-8 entering play Saturday) suggests they’re playing more like a .500 team. […]

Happy birthday, Wrigley Field

If you can’t be there to celebrate… Get this book… Wrigley Field: An Oral and Narrative History of the Home of the Chicago Cubs Right now, like I have done so frequently since I added it to my coffee table I am looking at this great tribute written by the former New York Times Pulitzer Prize–winning […]

News report: Wrigley Field’s 100th birthday

Lee Sinins is the creator of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, the most powerful baseball encyclopedia on the market. Lee can followed on twitter @ATMreports 1) Today is the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field. 2) Cardinals P Adam Wainwright had to leave yesterday’s game, due to a hyperextended right knee. Manager Mike Matheny says there was […]

2014 is the 100th anniversary of…

Here are 14 baseball facts from 1914, 100 years ago The 1914 Boston Braves started the season 4-18 , were in last place on July 4, and ended the season sweeping the Philadelphia A’s in the World Series, the first pure four-game sweep in World Series history. They became known as the “Miracle Braves.” The […]