Jake Arrieta, History Maker

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  If not for a pitcher named Zack Greinke, we would talking about how Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta locked up the National League Cy Young award last night. With his no hitter over the Los Angeles Dodgers, Arrieta finished Continue reading

Jake Arrieta finally gets his no-hitter

Jake gets a celebratory shower!

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On a night when the Chicago Cubs offense couldn’t muster much more than an early Kris Bryant homer, our heroes were looking for a stop to a miniature skid.  Wouldn’t you know it, Jake Arrieta‘s turn in the rotation came Continue reading

September Call-Ups During An Unexpectedly Important Cubs Season (Updates: Initial Wave Set, Some DFAs)

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School had started for me, and it totally slipped my mind while I was busy beyond words that September was right around the corner.  Tuesday, in fact, is the first day that any member of the Chicago Cubs’ 40-man roster Continue reading

There is Apparently a Clark the Cub Book…

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Oh. Oh my. This is a Real Thing that Exists. #Cubs pic.twitter.com/x2cgY3aeUP — Brandon Lee (@bleeinternets) August 29, 2015 Somehow, former Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster wrote a children’s book based on the Chicago Cubs’ mascot, Clark the Cub.  Look at Continue reading

The Cubs’ weekend with Vin Scully

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The Chicago Cubs have their only trip to Los Angeles this weekend as they try to stay in control of the National League Wild Card race.  This, of course, means that those of us fortunate enough to have access to Continue reading

With These Cubs, Throw Out the History Book

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  The Chicago Cubs are in the homestretch of what has been an amazing season. This team has played great from wire to wire and is in a great spot to lockup a spot in the Wild Card game. If Continue reading

Cubs Trade for Fernando Rodney

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Today went from sucky to confusing. The Chicago Cubs lost their first series of at least three games in almost a month to the San Francisco Giants in blow out fashion and then they made a trade with the Seattle Continue reading

Who is the Cubs Best Rookie?

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The Chicago Cubs are set to make history. Currently they have a 7.5 game lead over the San Fransisco Giants for the second Wild Card, but that is not what has them on the verge of history. What does, is Continue reading

What SI Jinx?

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Today, the regional cover of Sports Illustrated was revealed! The cover boys are your Chicago Cubs! But wait!!! This has to be bad news right? What about the Sports Illustrated cover jinx? Doesn’t this mean the end of the Cubs Continue reading

The Wild Wild West

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I won’t lie, I hate the west coast trips. They are my least favorite time of the season, and that has absolutely nothing to do with the teams the Chicago Cubs face. The games start way to late for me Continue reading