Recently in Stone Zone

Jerry Being Jerry

By Chris Rewers on Sunday, August 1, 2010

When Jerry Hairston Jr. played for the Cubs in 2005 and 2006, there was something about the guy that rubbed me the wrong way.

Continue Reading »

Should We Throw The Sox A Parade?

By Chris Rewers on Thursday, July 8, 2010

Two out of three, as Meatloaf sings, ain't bad - but in baseball it shouldn't be anything to brag about.

Continue Reading »

Uncle Lou Sticks It To Stone

By Chris Rewers on Friday, June 11, 2010

It's obvious that Lou Piniella is starting to crack under the pressure of his underachieving team when he resorts to an ad hominem attack against White Sox TV broadcaster Steve Stone while also reminding us of what a great manager he is.

Continue Reading »

Stone's Throws

By Beachwood Reporter on Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Steve Stone ripped Jim Hendry and Lou Piniella on Monday night's Chicago Tribune Live for mishandling several players at once. We have to agree.

Continue Reading »


By Chris Rewers on Thursday, May 13, 2010

USA Today's Paul White writes about the recent phenomenon of minor leaguers who share an unusual first name with a Cubs Hall of Famer and the manager of the team's Triple-A Iowa affiliate.

Continue Reading »

Stone Zone: Big Z

By Beachwood Reporter on Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Steve Stone on Chicago Tribune Live:

Carlos has averaaged less than 14 wins a year. Those are the numbers, I'm not making them up.

Stone also repeated what Cubs commentators have said for years:

Clearly, he's capable of doing much more.

Clearly he's not! Those are the numbers, I'm not making them up.

Continue Reading »

Sincerely, JCB

I founded Agony & Ivy about five years ago for two reasons. First...


A&I Poll



Roster Schedule Standings Stats Tickets