Jon Lester Completes Putout By Throwing Entire Baseball Glove To First


Jon Lester may have trouble throwing over to first, but maybe he’d have better luck if he just chucked his entire glove instead of just the ball. That’s what happened to the Cubs ace today in the second inning when he couldn’t make the transfer from glove-to-hand and thus decided to just throw the whole thing in one… » 4/19/15 3:09pm 55 minutes ago

Cubs Make "Confines Friendlier" By Constructing Anti-Autograph Barrier

Holy cow! It may be a beautiful day for baseball in Chicago, but for fans seeking a close-up glimpse of their favorite Cubs player these are dark days indeed. That’s because, as reported over on the very essential Wrigley Renovations Twitter account, the club erected a barrier to keep fans from interacting with… » 4/18/15 11:08am Yesterday 11:08am

Ubaldo Jiménez Ejected From No-Hitter Attempt

Ubaldo Jiménez left tonight’s game against the Red Sox without surrendering a base hit after umpire Jordan Baker ejected the Orioles pitcher for allegedly hitting Boston third baseman Pablo Sandoval with a pitch on purpose in the fourth inning. The pitch would have been in retaliation for Sandoval’s dirty slide aimed… » 4/17/15 8:43pm Friday 8:43pm

Cubs Fans Are Already Heckling Kris Bryant With "YOU SUCK!"

Kris Bryant’s major league career batting line as of this writing is 0-3 with three strikeouts. That’s nothing to be ashamed about, given he’s facing James Shields, but the fans at Wrigley are fickle and impatient beasts. Listen to one scream “YOU SUCK!” at Bryant after his third strikeout today. » 4/17/15 4:00pm Friday 4:00pm

Check Out Theo Epstein Lying Shamelessly About Kris Bryant

Kris Bryant will make his debut for the Cubs today, as expected from the moment Chicago sent him to start the season in Iowa. This is due entirely to baseball’s collective bargaining agreement, and while shitty from a player perspective it’s the right thing to do on the business side. Bryant is joining Chicago at the… » 4/17/15 1:00pm Friday 1:00pm

MLB Is Reportedly Looking Into The Blue Jays' Weird New Turf

The Toronto Blue Jays opened this season on a brand new artificial turf at the Rogers Centre. Even though the Jays are just two home games into the regular season, there has been a lot of talk from players and coaches about the ball bouncing abnormally on the new surface, and the league has apparently taken notice. » 4/15/15 3:39pm Wednesday 3:39pm

Orioles Fan Pointedly Turns Back On A-Rod, Figuratively Shows His Ass

At some point in his life, every man has to decide what he stands for. Who is he really, deep inside? What are his values? Last night at Camden Yards, while the Baltimore Orioles took on the New York Yankees, 56-year-old Tolbert Rowe reached that point in his life. He stood up, bravely and proudly, in front… » 4/14/15 10:10am Tuesday 10:10am

Jon "Doesn't Have The Yips" Lester Airmails Throw To First Base

The Cubs say that the media is making a mountain out of a molehill regarding Jon Lester’s problems throwing over to first base, but all available evidence suggests that the man has the yips. Prior to tonight’s game against the Reds, Lester hadn’t thrown over to first base in 66 games, since 2013. Tonight he (so far)… » 4/13/15 9:41pm Monday 9:41pm