Cubs Celebrate Wrigley’s Birthday in Grand Fashion

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Today, the Chicago Cubs celebrated the 100th birthday of Wrigley Field. Tom Ricketts and the Cubs pulled out all the stops to make this a day to remember, which is something that I think they succeeded in doing with flying colors. Today is Continue reading

I’m cool with Starlin Castro staying at shortstop

Avoiding Holliday, now that's a challenge.
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Let’s hold off on saying that Starlin Castro is “back” just yet, but so far, despite the snag in spring training and the slow start, he’s got a batting average hovering around .300 and has been making decent contact with Continue reading

So, what did Rick Renteria say to the Cubs?

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Well, the Cubs didn’t get shut out today, so that was probably the good news.  After another loss, Cubs manager Rick Renteria apparently thought it was time to rally the troops:   #Cubs manager Renteria met with players post-game — Continue reading

Cash Rules Everything Around Me

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The Andrew Cashner for Anthony Rizzo deal has been a hot topic this season with the apparent Cashner breakout, and the Cubs have received their fair share of backlash for the deal, but was it really a bad deal like Continue reading

Minor League Recap: 4/12 – 4/17

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After slow starts in the first week for all but the Cougars (who remained red hot) most of the system has started to pick it up and win some games.  Just don’t look at Daytona.  The biggest headline of the Continue reading

Your Chicago One Hit Wonders

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Yea, I know that the Chicago Cubs were able to compile a grand total of three hits in the day portion of the double header, but that comes with an assist to instant replay. If there were not replay being Continue reading

Thank You Mike Matheny

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You know, even the best managers are capable of making bonehead mistakes with the game on the line. Rick Renteria put Jose Veras in to pitch the ninth which forced extra innings. Bad move Ricky, bad move. But Mike Matheny Continue reading

Daily Ducksnort

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On a day I planned to write about the absolute steal the Chicago Cubs got when they found Emilio Bonifacio on the scrap heap, I have to go in a completely different direction. The 2014 bullpen is almost as bad Continue reading

Daily Ducksnort

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Last night I was in attendance at the Chicago Cubs game and enjoyed my first win of the season, bringing my record to 1-2. Much like the Cubs, I currently have a losing record. With last nights win though, we Continue reading

Daily Ducksnort

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A new feature for World Series Dreaming is the Daily Ducksnort. Here I intend to highlight one aspect of each game I feel stood out. Sometimes this will focus on something positive, other times things will have a negative feel. Continue reading