Category Archives: Chicago Cubs

Chicago Cubs hire Boog Sciambi as the next TV voice for Marquee
January 4, 2021

While I enjoy taking shots at the Cubs fan cash grab that the Marquee Network is, it’s hard to argue with former ESPN voice Jon “Boog” Sciambi as the replacement for Len Kasper as TV voice of the Cubs. Sciambi brings a big personality, broadcasting acumen, a baseball knowledge to the booth in a way […]

Chicago Cubs announcer Len Kasper leaves Marquee for White Sox and WMVP
December 4, 2020

Some mornings, news breaks that needs to be checked, re-checked, confirmed, and then I’m still not sure it’s true because it just doesn’t compute.  Len Kasper bolting from his gig as the Chicago Cubs TV play-by-play guy to do radio for the White Sox qualifies. Kasper has been a companion to Cubs fans for 16 seasons […]

Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein leaving without regrets or drama
November 17, 2020

Cubs president Theo Epstein is leaving the team on Friday, and there is a lot of chatter about what nefariousness occurred to cause this change at the top of the franchise’s front office. The answer appears to be that Epstein is leaving because the time has come.  It’s simple as that. Sometimes the most least […]

Cubs Jon Lester’s gesture exactly the right amount of thanks for Chicagoans
November 3, 2020

Cubs pitcher Jon Lester made a lot of news this past weekend by picking up the tab for the first Miller Lite ordered by fans at a variety of Division Street bars.  It was a nice gesture to thank  fans of the team that employed him for the past six seasons. During that 2015-2020 period, […]