Goodbye WGN

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Today, the Chicago Cubs played their final game of the 2014 season. The end of an era. The end of the losing, we hope. The Future looks bright, and 2015 will be the start of change. Not only for the organization, Continue reading

Border Wars!

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The Border War is a real thing, and today the border war between Illinois and Wisconsin comes to a head. The Chicago Cubs and the Milwaukee Brewers play in game 162. While there is not really much on the line Continue reading

Thank You Paul Konerko

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The city of Chicago is about to say goodbye to one of the best players in the long history of Chicago baseball. Overshadowed by the retirement of New York Yankee legend and Hall of Fame shortstop Derek Jeter, Paul Konerko‘s Continue reading

Mike Olt… Platoon Guy?

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The opening day starting third baseman for the Chicago Cubs in 2014, Mike Olt appears to be headed for a much different role going forward. Theo talked to media pregame. Mike Olt to work at all 4 corner positions moving Continue reading

Wrigley Construction to Begin This Weekend

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Remember Barney Stinson’s one rule? Tomorrow night, the Chicago Cubs will play their last home game of the 2014 season against the St. Louis Cardinals. When the last out is made, and the last car has left the parking lot, Continue reading

Saying Goodbye to Wrigley

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Today was the last time I will see Wrigley Field as the old time ball park that is from another time. Sitting in my seats, I could not help but stare at the the old fashioned hand operated scoreboard and Continue reading

Baseball Spanning the Generations

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As the baseball season winds down, and I am attending the last of my games, I was fortunate enough to witness one of the many reasons I enjoy baseball. While on the Pace Round Tripper on my way home, I Continue reading

Lester and the Cubs

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This off season, the Chicago Cubs are likely going to target top of the rotation free agent starting pitchers. There is Max Scherzer, Justin Masterson, James Shields, but the one the Cubs are likely going to make their primary target Continue reading

Could Samardzija Return to the Cubs?

Jeff Samardzija in sweet throwback garb.
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  When the Chicago Cubs traded Jeff Samardzija, I thought that was the last we would of Shark on the North Side of Chicago. They way things ended, with the Cubs refusing to give him an offer he felt was Continue reading

What’s Best for Business

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Like most of Chicago, Scott Boras wants to see Kris Bryant promoted to the Major Leagues where he belongs. He has dominated at every level in the minor leagues, earning himself the award of Minor League Player of the Year. Continue reading