If You’re The Cubs Backup Catcher, Don’t Rip On Jake Arrieta

This had me laughing at the office this morning, and I knew Miguel Montero wasn’t going to last on the big league roster very long after I heard what he said. If you’re 0-for-31 throwing out base stealers on the season and having a terrible year all around, it isn’t the best idea to come out to the media and blame the 2015 Cy Young winner for the seven stolen bases you allowed. I’m all-in on the “runners steal off pitchers, not catchers” saying, but there’s no way a guy…

Jake Arrieta ‘felt sloppy,’ Threw No-Hitter

Forget April hockey, boys and girls, it’s baseball season and Jake Arrieta just threw a no hitter. That’s the best “sloppy” pitching performance I’ve ever seen. He should have bad warm-ups more often. I watched the entire game, and I thought he looked great through the whole thing. Sure, he walked four and only struck out six. But man I did not see a hard-hit ball all game long. This guy just doesn’t stop. He’s not 4-0 this season with a .87 ERA. The Cubs have not lost a regular…