Road to Opening Day: #12

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The Cubs made extra cuts on Tuesday, but that didn’t stop the guys who got cut from doing some damage.

The Cubs optioned outfielders Brett Jackson and Josh Vitters, pitchers Arodys Vizcaino and Zac Rosscup, and infielder Christian Villanueva, to Triple-A Iowa, and assigned catcher Rafael Lopez, outfielder Mitch Maier and pitcher Armando Rivero to Minor League camp on Tuesday.

Mike Olt and Javier Baez homered again, but let’s give Brett Jackson a little love…

And then we have this:

 

Cubs being Cubs, they went to extras despite being up big and here’s what happened:

 

Next up, the Cubs will play another night game on Wednesday, this time against the Rockies at Salt River Fields.  The game is on a bit earlier, at 8:40 PM Central, and will be broadcast on MLB Network.  You can listen (probably free, at least it was on Tuesday) on MLB.com’s Gameday Audio.

 

Check out our countdown lineup, getting closer to Opening Day…

Oh the Memes

The Cubs have been a bit of a laughingstock for the better part of a century.  As Cubs fans, we have to have pretty good senses of humor to enjoy ourselves.  Presented without comment, some of the things we’ve done over the months…

RickettsGollum

 

WrigleyStarWars

 

CubStory

 

SorianoMcKayla

 

EdwinJacksonHats

 

KrisBryantBachelor

 

12 more days!

About Rice Cube

Rice Cube is the executive vice president of snark at World Series Dreaming. He loves all things Cubs, with notable exceptions (specifically, the part of Cubs fandom that pisses him off). Follow on Twitter at cubicsnarkonia

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