UCB Radio: February 26, 2014

Kevin Reynolds and I are back on UCB Radio tonight talking the injury to Jaime Garcia, the battle that now creates for the rotation, and Kevin finishes his Arnold Schwarzenegger story that got cut off last month. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ivieleagueproductions/2014/02/27/ucb-radio […] Read More

The 2014 Chicago Cubs

Continuing the NL Central Preview series, I am taking a look at each of the NL Central clubs and looking at their additions and figuring out what I project they could do in 2014. 2013 Results: 66-96, 31 games back Key Arrivals: C George Kottaras, CF Justin Ruggiano, LHP Wesley Wright, RHP Jose Veras, RHP […] Read More

UCB Radio: January 22, 2014

Kevin Reynolds is back with me on tonight's UCB Radio. We talked about his weekend experiences at Winter Warm-Up, Matt "Little City" Adams, and the potential for a starting pitching competition. Listen to the podcast version here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ivieleagueproductions/2014/01/23/ucb-radio […] Read More

Jay and Bourjos avoid arbitration

According to media reports today the St. Louis Cardinals have inked deals with center fielders Jon Jay and Peter Bourjos to avoid arbitration hearings. The deals, which haven’t been announced yet by the club, leave infielder Daniel Descalso as the only pending arbitration case for the Cardinals. Jay’s deal is reported to be a 1 […] Read More

Jay avoids arbitration

The Cardinals sign CF Jon Jay to a 1 year, $3.25 million deal to avoid arbitration […] Read More

Cubs catching flack for new mascot

Earlier this week the Chicago Cubs unveiled their first official team mascot in history, Clark the Cub. General response on the Internet has been predictably humorous and unpredictably angry. Stuff like that it’s the Cubs’ biggest offseason addition and that all lovable children’s characters have no pants. Or you rib Cubs fans for a century […] Read More

Deadspin, Le Batard, and the Hall of Fame

I’m sure by now most know the story. A couple months ago, the website Deadspin set out to make a point about the voting process of baseball’s Hall of Fame. They put out a story in which they offered to buy a vote from someone and they would then poll their readership to produce the […] Read More

Cardinals claim Ortega

The Cardinals claim OF Rafael Ortega off waivers from the Texas Rangers […] Read More