The 2016 All-Stars

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The Chicago Cubs have been leading in All-Star voting for weeks now, and some folks even tried to write in David Ross.  There are all kinds of opinions about how this exhibition game should not determine World Series home field advantage (an opinion shared by Ben Zobrist), or that certain Continue reading The 2016 All-Stars

Listen to Ross, #VoteCubs

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The Chicago Cubs players and fans love messing with David Ross because he is the old man on the team. Even though he is only a young 39, that is kind of old for a professional athlete. Even going back to the Cubs Convention, fans and players alike messed with Continue reading Listen to Ross, #VoteCubs

Cubs Record Against Bad Teams is 24-12? Not Bad At All

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Games like last night are very disappointing. I understand why fans are upset and disappointed. Like you, I want to see them win every game they play, even though I know that is impossible. Teams like the San Diego Padres, Milwaukee Brewers and Atlanta Braves should be easy wins. Alas, Continue reading Cubs Record Against Bad Teams is 24-12? Not Bad At All

Apparently the Cubs Should Never Lose

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Yes, you read that headline correctly. Reading Twitter and Facebook after the Chicago Cubs lose can be bad for your health. Especially lately when they are in the middle of a 5-6 stretch against the San Diego Padres, Pittsburgh Pirates, Milwaukee Brewers and now the San Fransisco Giants. The Cubs Continue reading Apparently the Cubs Should Never Lose

Green is Not a Good Color on You.

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During Spring Training Joe Maddon had many catch phrases to throw around, one of which was to “embrace the target”. Over the past few series with the Pittsburgh Pirates, we have seen how they are placing the Chicago Cubs squarely in their sights. The Cubs have gotten into the heads of the Continue reading Green is Not a Good Color on You.

Zorilla in the Mist

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Joe Maddon loves Ben Zobrist, and you do not have to look too hard to see why. Managing him while with the Tampa Bay Rays, the two formed a special relationship; one that likely played a roll in Zobrist signing with the Cubs in the offseason. Through just 28 games, Continue reading Zorilla in the Mist

An Arrieta Story: An Air of Greatness

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Not that he needs anymore attention or kudos, but he is definetly worthy of everything he gets. The Chicago Cubs ace is not just winning games, he is dominating teams and setting records along the way. For instance: Coming up on May 7, Arrieta will come up on the one Continue reading An Arrieta Story: An Air of Greatness

Enough Already

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Unless you have been living under a rock the past several months, you would know that Chicago Cubs Ace Jake Arrieta is on an unbelievable run. He is as close to unhittable as a pitcher can get, and that is saying something since he has thrown two no hitters in Continue reading Enough Already

G-Pa Rossy Going Out in Style

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Last night was one to remember. Of course all the headlines will deservedly so be about Jake Arrieta. Last night he threw his second no hitter in his last 11 regular season starts. In fact, he is 20-1 in his last 24 starts with the lone loss coming when Cole Continue reading G-Pa Rossy Going Out in Style

The Cubs Will Be Without Kyle Schwarber for the Year

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The Chicago Cubs are off to one of the best starts in over 20 years, having won their first three games for the first time since they won their first four games in 1995, a feat they can match tonight in a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Over their first Continue reading The Cubs Will Be Without Kyle Schwarber for the Year