So… Ricketts & Co Have Done Nothing?

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These past few days we have had some interesting conversations with some of our fellow Chicago Cubs fans. Oddly enough everything revolved around their buying Clayton Richard to fill in as their fifth starter until they could actually (possibly) find a better Continue reading

Cubs Offense Breaks Out…. Sorta 

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Last night the Chicago Cubs did something that we have been waiting for. They scored seven, yes seven runs in a ball game. They defeated the Miami Marlins 7-2 last night, and only left one man on base. Both of which Continue reading

Happy Independence Day

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Today, the day of our nation’s birth, I went with family to Mission San Juan Bautista here in California to learn about history and stuff.  Since we’re talking about history, this is also the day (almost to the hour now) Continue reading

Cubs Disappoint Fans With Richard Deal, Waiting For a Better Deal That May Not Come

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Yesterday the Chicago Cubs made their first move of the season as they bought the contract of Clayton Richard from the Pittsburgh Pirates, he will start tonight in place of Donn Roach. This is a move that did not wow Continue reading

Down on the Farm: Checking in on In-Season Promotions

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As the middle of the season is upon us, and some of the all-star breaks have concluded, it is moving time for players who have performed well in the first half.  The Cubs’ system has seen a number of players Continue reading

A Cubs Milestone That May Have Escaped Us

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And lo, on this final day of June, 2015, the Chicago Cubs earned their 40th victory of the season.  And we rejoiced, for our favorite team had been mired in a slump and had gotten schooled by the best team Continue reading

South Bend Cubs: that (other) guy at shortstop

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If you get a chance, #Cubs fans, go watch Torres play https://t.co/X9q813jKZX — Carrie Muskat (@CarrieMuskat) June 28, 2015 In the US, 18 year old Gleyber Torres cannot buy alcohol (21), rent a car (25) or run for President (35). Continue reading

Cubs Ready to Take a Bite Out of the Big Apple

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   After a weekend sweep in St. Louis at the hands of the Cardinals, the Chicago Cubs had a day off to reflect on all that went wrong the last five games. Their offense has completely fallen asleep, scoring only Continue reading

Cardinals Take the Cubs to School

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Thank God today is an off day. The Chicago Cubs and their fans could use one after the series sweep at the hands, bats, arms and gloves of the St. Louis Cardinals. On the year, the Cubs are 2-7 against Continue reading

Bad (Donn) Roach Problem

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Today Donn Roach will make his second career start. He replaces Tsuyoshi Wada, who still has an ailing shoulder. It appears like this will be a spot start as Wada might be able to avoid a stint on the DL. Continue reading