Jorge Soler Sees a Victory

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Check this out, as the Chicago Cubs eked out a series win: Your browser does not support iframes. This was when the Cubs were nursing a dangerously slim lead, right before Kris Bryant gave them a more comfortable lead before the St. Louis Cardinals used up the remainder of their Continue reading Jorge Soler Sees a Victory

Back to Normal, Right?

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The Chicago Cubs just picked up win #30 on the season.  In so doing, they also made the Cardinals pitchers throw over 200 pitches right before getaway day, also known as Jake Arrieta Day.  Defense was the name of the game, and included one snazzy pick by Justin Grimm… Your Continue reading Back to Normal, Right?

Ivy’s Roundup — The Big Unfriendly Giants

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In case you missed it, Anno wrote a blog about the Cubs losing and he also posed the following scenario/question: Pretend you knew nothing about the first 42 games and you see the Cubs are 29-13 with a 5.5 game lead in the Central, would you still be worried? It’s Continue reading Ivy’s Roundup — The Big Unfriendly Giants

Apparently the Cubs Should Never Lose

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Yes, you read that headline correctly. Reading Twitter and Facebook after the Chicago Cubs lose can be bad for your health. Especially lately when they are in the middle of a 5-6 stretch against the San Diego Padres, Pittsburgh Pirates, Milwaukee Brewers and now the San Fransisco Giants. The Cubs Continue reading Apparently the Cubs Should Never Lose

Ivy’s Roundup – Cubs Get Brewed

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With the excitement surrounding the Cubs this season and the hot start they have had, it is understandable that Cubs fans would panic a bit, especially with a series loss against the Brewers. But every baseball fan knows that this is going to happen, no matter how good your team Continue reading Ivy’s Roundup – Cubs Get Brewed

Don’t Run on Grandpa Rossy and Other Cubs Items

Only time it's OK to slide into first base!

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If you’re just waking up, the Chicago Cubs FINALLY beat the Milwaukee Brewers in extra innings.  And per the box score, everyone pitched in.  And if the game had gone even further, you may have seen Jake Arrieta in left field with one of the position players still on the Continue reading Don’t Run on Grandpa Rossy and Other Cubs Items

Ivy’s Roundup – There’s No Place Like Home

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It’s been a while since Ivy had time to sit down and do series recaps, but the Cubs had a pretty good stretch of games at good old Wrigley Field.  Let’s take a look at the long home stand the Cubs just had vs. the Nats, Padres and Pirates: 1._Nationals Continue reading Ivy’s Roundup – There’s No Place Like Home

Green is Not a Good Color on You.

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During Spring Training Joe Maddon had many catch phrases to throw around, one of which was to “embrace the target”. Over the past few series with the Pittsburgh Pirates, we have seen how they are placing the Chicago Cubs squarely in their sights. The Cubs have gotten into the heads of the Continue reading Green is Not a Good Color on You.

Hanging Out At Wrigley Field

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Thanks to a friend, the boy and I got to go to Wrigley Field to take in a Chicago Cubs game for the first time this season, about a month or so before we otherwise would’ve planned an impromptu trip.  We would have liked to see a sweep, and yeah, Continue reading Hanging Out At Wrigley Field

Congrats, RizzO’s Winners!

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While we continue to come to terms with the fact that the Chicago Cubs are very good at baseball, which is fine to be proud of, we must also remember that a big part of the reason they are so good is because of the people who make up the Continue reading Congrats, RizzO’s Winners!