Iowa Cubs Blues

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Championships at any level, in any sport are rare, and when you have the opportunity to get one that can bring all sorts of excitement. That is where the Iowa Cubs found themselves this season, vying for a championship. The Continue reading

A Soler Eclipse is Coming

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Late last night news broke that Jorge Soler would be promoted to the Major Leagues by the Chicago Cubs, joining fellow “core four” member Javier Baez. This is sooner than most people expected, as many within the media circuit assumed Continue reading

Small Sample Size Shows Improvement

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We all remember what happened on Independence Day, a day which many fans will look back at and see as the day the Chicago Cubs officially threw the towel in on the 2014 season. After a 7-2 win against the Continue reading

Distractions

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I know that I am not breaking any news, but I love the Chicago Cubs. They are my favorite team to watch in all of sports. Sure, I “Bear Down” come football season, and I am always ready for some Continue reading

Minor League Recap: WE’RE GOING STREAKING!

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The theme of the week has been streaks in the Cubs’ system, as Kane County has a 10 game win streak going at the moment, Albert Almora has hit in 8 of his last 9 games, Addison Russell has homered Continue reading

Every Season is NOT Sacred

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I get the plan. I understand the plan. I like the plan. Tuesday night, the Chicago Cubs won a rain shortened win. Tsuyoshi Wada picked up a win after pitching five shutout innings before a 15 minute rain delay stopped Continue reading

Now is the Time for Cubs to Reunite With Sammy Sosa

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First things first… the elephant in the room.  Did Sammy Sosa cheat?  As far as black letter law, yes.  He was caught with a corked bat on June 3, 2003.  That violates the rules, which he was caught and punished Continue reading

False Narratives About Cubs, Rebuild Too Much to Handle

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Forgetting that the collective bargaining agreement instituted in 2011 changed the way teams are able to build a winning team and how quickly they are able to do it, the number of false narratives surrounding the Cubs and the way Continue reading

Cubs Trade Jackson to Arizona, Brett Jackson That is

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Late last night the Chicago Cubs traded former first round pick Brett Jackson to the Arizona DiamondBacks for Triple A pitcher, and 2014 AA All Star pitcher Blake Cooper. Jackson was one of those big top prospects from the Jim Hendry era that Continue reading

Possible Roster Moves with Dan Straily Coming Up

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Tomorrow the Chicago Cubs will call up Dan Straily to start against the New York Mets in order to give Rick Renteria‘s starters an extra day of rest with their lengthy run of 21 games in a row without an off day. Before Continue reading