Ivy’s Roundup: The Juggernaut Awakens

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I can’t deny that I was a bit worried about the Cubs coming home and playing in the different elements that Chicago weather usually brings, especially in April. I should have known better. If this team has taught us anything so far is that they won’t give up.  Let’s take Continue reading Ivy’s Roundup: The Juggernaut Awakens

Ivy’s Roundup: The First Week

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I’m baaaack, yes it’s Ivy! Hopefully you didn’t forget about me. I feel like it has been forever since I’ve done this and I’ve missed it so much. I know all of you are very excited about this season, and looking back at the Cubs’ first week, it gives us Continue reading Ivy’s Roundup: The First Week

Ivy’s Roundup: You Wanna Series Win? YAAAAAAAS

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The Cubs had a four game interleague series against the Cleveland Indians: two at home and two as visitors. One was postponed due to rain so they only played one at Wrigley Field and then traveled to Cleveland to play the other two. Here are the scores for that series: Continue reading Ivy’s Roundup: You Wanna Series Win? YAAAAAAAS

Ivy’s Roundup: Walk It Off

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This rain needs to stop, for reals.  Here’s what happened to our Chicago Cubs over the past week or so… Chicago Cubs @ Detroit Tigers, Comerica Park 6/9: L Cubs 0, Tigers 6 W: Sanchez (4-7) L: Lester (4-5) As you guys know, I made the trip to Comerica Park Continue reading Ivy’s Roundup: Walk It Off

Ivy’s Road Trip: Off to the Motor City

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We are going to do this a little bit different today. I will be doing the preview for the upcoming series first.  You’ll find out why in just a moment… Chicago Cubs @ Detroit Tigers, Comerica Park The Cubs visit Detroit and start a short two-game series against the Tigers Continue reading Ivy’s Road Trip: Off to the Motor City

Ivy’s Roundup – The One That Got Away

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Well, it doesn’t get much easier from here…let’s go then… Chicago Cubs @ Miami Marlins, Marlins Park 6/1: W Cubs 5, Marlins 1 W: Hammel (4-2) L: Urena (0-2) Jason Hammel helped the Cubs earn a victory with a career-high 11 strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings Monday night. He allowed Continue reading Ivy’s Roundup – The One That Got Away

Ivy’s Roundup: Those Annoying Buzzing Nats

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Well, I haven’t done one of these in what seems like forever! I’ve been so busy with life and school that I was unable to do the recaps, which tends to happen when you work full time and go to school part time. I just want to thank Rice for Continue reading Ivy’s Roundup: Those Annoying Buzzing Nats

Ivy’s Roundup: Not Quite a Sweep, But It’ll Do

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Now that the Cubs were cleared by Major League Baseball of possible tampering with Joe Maddon before hiring him, we can leave all of that behind us and focus on baseball. Let’s take a look at how they did against the Pirates:   Pittsburgh Pirates @ Chicago Cubs, Wrigley Field Continue reading Ivy’s Roundup: Not Quite a Sweep, But It’ll Do

Ivy’s Roundup: Let’s Just Call This a Sweep

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The Chicago Cubs are treading water until some guys come back from the disabled list or more reinforcements arrive from the farm system.  I think they’re doing okay.  How about you? Here we go… Chicago Cubs @ Cincinnati Reds, Great American Ballpark 4/24: W Cubs 7, Reds 3 W: Motte Continue reading Ivy’s Roundup: Let’s Just Call This a Sweep

Ivy’s Roundup: Forgive me Fathers, for Cubs didn’t win…

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I guess this is the first time in a while that Chicago Cubs fans have actually been legitimately disappointed that the team couldn’t win a series, because the team is actually getting good and watchable again.  But every growing team has its missteps, and we only hope that the players Continue reading Ivy’s Roundup: Forgive me Fathers, for Cubs didn’t win…