Cubs 2014

CUBS TAKE ON METS IN NLCS

16 October: It was inevitable. The mighty had all fallen; the Cardinals, Pirates and now the Dodgers have all fallen by the wayside. The two left standing are clubs few chose to make it this far. A few visionaries picked the Cubs for the post season; Phil Rogers was one. Cubsquest had them finishing JUST

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COOLEST CUBS EVER!

(Exclusive for Cubsquest) Cool and Cubs are words that rarely go together, so putting together this admittedly subjective list was a bit of a challenge.  There is little doubt that the likes of Gabby Hartnet, Charlie Grimm, Phil Cavaretta and Hack Wilson were not only great players but pretty cool dudes. And who wouldn’t want

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CUBS: 2014 Ear to the Ground Archive

December 13, 2014

27 December: In breaking news Starlin Castro was detained for ‘interrogation’ by authorities in the Dom Rep over a shooting at a local disco. Six people were injured, and ‘friends’ of the Cub shortstop were reportedly involved. This is not the firat time he has been involved in dubious off field activities; he was arrested

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CUBS: Free Agent Wishlist

December 3, 2014

Well, a lot of the wish list is either gone (Brian McCann) or going (Brian Wilson). The real organizations out there are moving quickly, and the best thing about the Yankees is basically telling Cano and Jay Z to stick his $300 million dollar price tag where the sun don’t shine.   As they load

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CUBS: WILL MADDON INFLUENCE RE-DEFINE “CUBS WAY”?

October 28, 2014

Will the GIANTS World Series victory combined with the Maddon touch sway CUBS philosophy in 2015? By J.O. CHIDS (exclusive for Cubsquest) OCTOBER 28 – So after seven incredible games, San Francisco edges Kansas City in one of the best played World Series you’ll ever see. And which pundits saw this one coming? Humbly, we

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CUBS: 1/2 Season Report 2014

July 10, 2014

By J.O. Chids  (EXCLUSIVE for Cubsquest) 7/10/14 The half way point of a last place team usually isn’t filled with good tidings, and we here at Cubsquest didn’t want a sugar-coated analysis, so we called upon one of our favorite straight shooting analysts to offer you a flash-sight picture of the 2014 Cubs at the

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CUBS: WHO STAYS AND GOES?

July 8, 2014

WHO STAYS AND GOES? 8 July: 10:29 pm OK, we warned you this would happen. And for that very reason, we will refrain from (over) analyzing the current product on the field, which will soon be if not the very worst in baseball, VERY close. Jed’s old team the Padres will give them a run.

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CUBS: Mid-Season Analysis

June 26, 2014

26 June: Just to keep you all in the loop; we will have a mid season analysis for you right at the All Star break. As much as we would like to REALLY unload- yes, we’ve actually kept our powder dry so far, believe it or not- it just wouldn’t be fair to the organization to

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CUBS: JACKSON TO CLOSER

April 14, 2014

JACKSON TO CLOSER By J.O. Chids 4/14/14 It’s time the team’s brain-trust engaged in damage control on their worst free agent signing since Milton Bradley and put beleaguered Edwin Jackson into the Bullpen.  Ludicrous to take your $52 million starter and exile him to mop up duty you say?  Agreed…  So please read on. At

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CUBS: The GOOD, BAD and UGLY of the Cubs First Half

March 13, 2014

The half way point of a last place team usually isn’t filled with good tidings, and we here at Cubsquest didn’t want a sugar-coated analysis, so we called upon one of our favorite straight shooting analysts to offer you a flash-sight picture of the 2014 Cubs at the break. THE GOOD: Neil Ramirez: The biggest steal

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