“Lovable Losers”, “The Doormat of the National League” are just two terms used to describe the Chicago Cubs over the past several years. That is no longer the case, as the Cubs are now heading to the World Series for the first time in 71 years! Fans may not remember Continue reading Cubs Are Going to the World Series! How Did We Get Here?
After what can only be described as two simply great games to start the National League Championship Series, the headlines are not really what you would expect. You would think Miguel Montero’s go ahead grand slam in the eighth inning of game one, or the pitching dominating game two, the Continue reading NLCS: Can We PLEASE Just Enjoy the Series?
There were a number of star efforts for the Chicago Cubs today as they beat the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first game of the National League Championship Series 8-4. Jon Lester threw a gem and Dexter Fowler flashed the leather. With the game tied 3-3 in the eighth, the Continue reading NLCS Game 1: Talking Javy.. Miggy and his slam
The time has come. Tonight at 7:08 central time, the Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers square off in game one of the National League Championship Series. There are so many storylines that come into play. Andrew Friedman vs Joe Maddon The Cubs might not be having the success they Continue reading NLCS: The Time Has Come
I am still trying to soak all this in. Over the past two nights I have seen two great games. One ending in disappointment and one ending in celebration. Over those two nights I have gotten about five total hours of sleep. I know that the Chicago Cubs won last Continue reading Still Soaking Everything In!
After the San Francisco Giants won game 3 of the NLDS 6-5, many of their fans were belEVEN in their “even year magic” and were expecting to bring the series back to Chicago tied 2-2. The Chicago Cubs though had other plans. The game could not have started any worse Continue reading NLDS Game 4:Giants BeLEAVING
There is no way around this… last night was a disaster. Things did not start that way, but come the eighth inning, the wheels came off. Jake Arrieta gave the Chicago Cubs a huge lift when he hit a three run homerun off of Madison Bumgarner. Those were the first Continue reading NLDS Game 3: Need some coffee & Game 4 Optimism
After winning a 1-0 pitchers duel in game one, and seeing the pitchers win game two by knocking in three runs for a 5-2 victory, the Chicago Cubs head to San Francisco with a 2-0 National League Divisional Series lead for a challenge. Many people said that the San Francisco Continue reading NLDS Game 3 Challenge: Madison Bumgarner
The National League Divisional Series Game One was nothing short of amazing. That was one amazing pitchers duel which saw the Chicago Cubs outlast the San Francisco Giants in a 1-0 game thanks to a solo blast in the eighth inning. That game was all about the pitchers fantastic arms. Continue reading NLDS Game 2: All About the Pitchers
Inches. That is usually the story of every athletic competition that you will ever watch. Which reminds me of one of my favorite theatrical speeches of all time. This speech by Al Pacino could not better sum up the nature of sports. Baseball, like football is a game of inches. Continue reading NLDS Game 1: Inches