Cubs Scorecard: Offseason Moves Graded

The Chicago Cubs have not been quiet in the offseason. They were not the Mets, who spent almost a billion dollars in free agency on top choices like Carlos Correa and Justin Verlander, but they definitely made moves. The Cubs were not completely silent last year with signings of Marcus Stroman and Seiya Suzuki. The idea of free agent signings is very simple, to make … Continue reading Cubs Scorecard: Offseason Moves Graded

Brewers president of baseball operations David Stearns steps down

Shocked but not surprised. David Stearns announced on Thursday that he is stepping down as president of baseball operations; GM Matt Arnold will assume the lead role of baseball operations. Stearns had a successful tenure as Brewers executive; capturing two NL Central crowns and four straight playoff appearances from 2018-2021. The Brewers had a remarkable run of success going 554-479 (.536). When Stearns arrived this … Continue reading Brewers president of baseball operations David Stearns steps down

Cubs Scorecard: Can’t Wait for 2023

The Chicago Cubs ended the season winning 3 of 5 from the Reds in October. sweeping the New York Mets in September where I’d like to think the Cubs single handedly destroyed their chances at winning the NL East, and swept the Phillies in September which almost demolished their playoff run. In all, the Cubs went 39-31 after the All-Star break (5th best in the … Continue reading Cubs Scorecard: Can’t Wait for 2023

White Sox Scorecard: Good Riddance to 2022

In the last week, the White Sox saw their playoffs finally evaporate.  After a great start to September where it looked like they had a great chance to catch Cleveland, it all disappeared with their disastrous series against Cleveland, followed by Seattle, Toronto, and Tampa Bay clinching wild card spots in the last few days. It was the end to a difficult, roller coaster season … Continue reading White Sox Scorecard: Good Riddance to 2022

More impressive MLB storyline this season

I want to hear your thoughts about what has been the better MLB storyline this season. Albert Pujols becoming only the fourth player in history to hit 700 home runs or Aaron Judge being one home run shy of setting the AL’s all-time single season home run record previously set by Yankee great Roger Maris in 1961. Vote in the poll below. Continue reading More impressive MLB storyline this season

White Sox Scorecard: Not a Fun Week at the Office

Last week, we led off the Scorecard with this line, “Three weeks to go in the regular season and this could be the White Sox’ make or break week.” Well, the Sox didn’t make it. It sure looks like they broke it. Later in last week’s column we said, “Losing the [Cleveland] series would push the White Sox to 5.5 games back, which would be … Continue reading White Sox Scorecard: Not a Fun Week at the Office

White Sox Scorecard: Cleveland Rocks and That Sucks

Three weeks to go in the regular season and this could be the White Sox’ make or break week. The White Sox are in striking distance of taking over the AL Central, but they will need to perform this week. Cleveland did not lay down last week and they probably won’t this week either. Here is what the action looked like last week: For the … Continue reading White Sox Scorecard: Cleveland Rocks and That Sucks