by Logan Springgate Offseason: Who’s Gone, Who’s New Signings RHP Yu Darvish (6 yrs/$126 mil): There’s really nowhere else to start talking about the 2018 Cubs than Yu Darvish. Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer had him at the top of their board from the start of the offseason, but only for the right price. Well […]Read more "Cubs Season Preview"
Welcome to Part 1 of 2 of the Soup of the Week 2018 Chicago Baseball Preview! Over the next two days we’ll be taking a look at the season ahead for both the White Sox and Cubs. Clearly the teams enter this year with entirely different expectations, but there’s certainly plenty to analyze on both […]Read more "White Sox Season Preview"
Bears The Bears get to go first this week because they without question had the most exciting week. NFL free agency is weird, because it seems like it all happened in the 48 hours before NFL free agency technically began. A quick roundup of all the guys the Bears got this week. Allen Robinson, WR, […]Read more "This Week In Chicago Sports"
Over the last several months I’ve gotten pretty good at what I think of as my personal elevator speech. Usually it consists of me saying how I’ve moved back home after leaving a job working for the Air Force in Ohio, the other person saying that sounds really cool, me explaining that it wasn’t for […]Read more "Some Personal News…"
***Looking for People to Help With This Section*** In addition to my weekly “feature” blog I’m looking to make “This Week In Chicago Sports” a weekly thing, function basically as collection of weekly Chicago sports team beats. If you are interested in contributing about any of the teams below, please let me know. This week, […]Read more "This Week In Chicago Sports"
More and more when I watch basketball, particularly the NBA, I find myself thinking about how it feels like nobody shoots twos. Every shot seems to either be a three or a dunk/layup. So, I went in search of the data. Between Basketball Reference and NBA Miner I was able to get data on three-point-shooting […]Read more "Nobody Shoots Two Pointers Anymore"
About a week and a half ago, I went to the first game of White Sox spring training against the Dodgers at Camelback Ranch, the facility the two teams share in Glendale, Arizona. I wanted to a short blog of observations I made of players, as well as about my experience in general. The Sox […]Read more "Notes From Spring Training"