We have a few days to really enjoy the glorious reward of seeing our favorite baseball squadron finally obliterate narratives and have a shot at complete redemption. The 71 years in between pennants certainly invokes the use of the word “history” in describing this momentous achievement, and while the young Continue reading The Chicago Cubs Will Make History
“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?
Thanks to Joe for starting this up for us, although we unfortunately couldn’t get it posted in time for it to be relevant. So I’m just modifying this a bit to catch you up on one of the most exciting times for Chicago Cubs fans in LITERALLY ALL OUR LIFETIMES. Continue reading NLCS Recap: HOLY SHIT CUBS
The title, if you don’t know, refers to a really godawful movie that was John Candy’s swan song… I was a big John Candy fan, and he was iconic as Barf from Spaceballs and the security guard in the first Vacation movie. But this movie was pretty bad, and I Continue reading NLCS Game 5: Wagons East
Tuesday night was supposed to be different. The Cubs were supposed to tee off on former Cubs pitcher Rich Hill, who magically figured out how to pitch well late in his career. It didn’t happen. Jake Arrieta was supposed to throw a no-hitter. Didn’t happen either. The offense was supposed Continue reading NLCS Game 3: Mad
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?
With Anno at the game (season ticket holder, lucky), I guess it was up to me to hold down the fort, so here I am, posting all the stuff that he sent me from Wrigleyville and Wrigley Field itself as the Chicago Cubs went up against Clayton Kershaw. What’s better Continue reading NLCS Game 2: All Tied Up
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
As the clock winds ever closer to first pitch, have you picked your favorite Chicago Cubs yet? Well, we have a suggestion, as does MLB… .@javy23baez, your new favorite player? pic.twitter.com/zKSbhKDTUu — MLB (@MLB) October 14, 2016 Of course, you’re not restricted to just rooting for Javier Baez, though you Continue reading The Cubs NLCS Roster
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