Tag Archives: Chicago Cubs

  • Jon Lester Throws Ball, Glove to First For an Out (Video)

    Jon Lester Throws Ball, Glove to First For an Out (Video)

    Jon Lester earned his second loss in three starts since joining the Chicago Cubs in the offseason on Sunday, but there were some signs of improvement from the $155-million lefty. For one, he allowed just six hits and three runs over 5.1 innings of work, which isn’t great, but it is better than what we’ve seen […]

  • Two Cubs Fans Catch Foul Balls In Their Beers, Chug ‘Em (Videos)

    Two Cubs Fans Catch Foul Balls In Their Beers, Chug ‘Em (Videos)

    Catching a foul ball with a beer cup at a baseball game is a pretty rare feat, but it happened twice over the weekend at Wrigley Field during the Chicago Cubs’ three-game series against the San Diego Padres. First, during the ninth inning of Saturday afternoon’s contest, a female Cubs fan made a catch with her […]

  • Jon Lester Twitter Game Much Better than Jon Lester Pickoff Move (Tweets)

    Jon Lester Twitter Game Much Better than Jon Lester Pickoff Move (Tweets)

    The internet can be a real jerk sometimes, and professional athletes probably know this better than most. Any time they screw up, they hear about it from about a million Twitter trolls. Which probably sucks. Fortunately for Cubs pitcher Jon Lester, he knows how to handle himself on social media. After his embarrassing inability to […]

  • Rare Jon Lester Pickoff Attempt Goes Very, Very Poorly (Video)

    Rare Jon Lester Pickoff Attempt Goes Very, Very Poorly (Video)

    During the baseball offseason, the Chicago Cubs made a bunch of big moves that got experts talking about the new Cubs and fans wondering if maybe, just maybe, the everlasting rebuild was over. Well guess what? It turns out that Jon Lester, the Cubs $156 million free agent acquisition, cannot throw the ball to first […]

  • 13 Biggest MLB Storylines to Follow During the 2015 Season

    13 Biggest MLB Storylines to Follow During the 2015 Season

    A lot has happened in the world of sports since the final out of the 2014 World Series. Tom Brady deflated his balls, Pete Carroll blew the Super Bowl, Steph Curry took his game to another level, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather finally agreed to a fight, and the Kentucky Wildcats got to within two games […]

  • Wrigley Field Resorts to Porta-Potties To Fix Bathroom Lines (Pic)

    Wrigley Field Resorts to Porta-Potties To Fix Bathroom Lines (Pic)

    Yesterday, we shared with you some very fun pics of ridiculous bathroom lines and piss cups that fans had to deal with due to the renovations of Wrigley Field that bled into opening day. Now, the big guns have arrived in the form of…porta-potties. THANK GOD! If there’s one thing that’s guaranteed to fix the stadium experience […]

  • Will Ferrell Played 10 Positions for 10 MLB Teams on Thursday (Videos)

    Will Ferrell Played 10 Positions for 10 MLB Teams on Thursday (Videos)

    You probably already heard about Will Ferrell‘s intentions to play all 10 positions for 10 different MLB teams during Cactus League play in Arizona.  On Thursday, he did it.  Kinda. I’ll explain what I mean by “Kinda” at the end.  For now, I’ll take you on a quick journey through #FerrellTakesTheField. It started at Hohokam Stadium in […]

  • Manny Ramirez Hits 450-Foot Bomb, Flips Bat Just Like Old Times (Pic)

    Manny Ramirez Hits 450-Foot Bomb, Flips Bat Just Like Old Times (Pic)

    When former Red Sox GM and current Cubs president Theo Epstein signed Manny Ramirez to be a player-coach for the Triple-A Iowa Cubs, a lot of people thought it was a bad idea. During his career, Manny had pretty much established himself as one of the last people you’d ever want to mentor young players, […]