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.

Jorge Soler’s Early Struggles Are Complicated

during game three of the 2015 MLB National League Championship Series at Wrigley Field on October 20, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.
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After Kyle Schwarber collided with Dexter Fowler and the worst was confirmed, the overwhelming sentiment was that Jorge Soler needed to step up and fill the void left in left field.  The reality of the Cubs’ roster was that if Schwarber were healthy, Soler was going to be, at best, Continue reading Jorge Soler’s Early Struggles Are Complicated

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

Cubs Moving For Fun In the Plaza

Plenty of room to roam, it seems.
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A few years back, when the Cubs released their plans to improve Wrigley Field and the surrounding neighborhood, one of the ideas was to set up an open-air plaza where people could party: The Chicago Bears, Cubs and White Sox would all be able to sell alcohol in a plaza Continue reading Cubs Moving For Fun In the Plaza

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

Quick Thoughts

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Every so often, even powerful juggernaut type teams will sputter.  I guess the best news for today’s game is that the Chicago Cubs fought back, generally played well except for a bad hiccup in one inning, and had a chance to win in their last at-bat if not for a Continue reading Quick Thoughts

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

Numbers Won’t Tell The Whole Story

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I think one of the weird things about humans is that no matter how open-minded we think we are, we actually have a few hard-headed places in our personality that make us reticent to change.  And even when we do accept change, we accept it in a way that almost Continue reading Numbers Won’t Tell The Whole Story

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