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I remember a time when the Cubs really sucked and I could get tickets for a dollar and sit in pretty much any seat I wanted (except for the really good ones next to the dugouts, those ushers really were vigilant). Those days are long gone, as Wrigley Field has Continue reading Shrug Emoji

Courts Rule That Angel Hernandez is Bad at His Job

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In a ruling that pretty much surprises no one, a federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by noted Very Bad Ump™ Angel Hernandez: I certainly like this story for a few reasons. One, as Jomboy says, the judge essentially said what we all knew: that Angel Hernandez is bad Continue reading Courts Rule That Angel Hernandez is Bad at His Job

Hope Springs Eternal

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As I motor on in my current (new) job and am about to take on another (part-time) job, I realized that I haven’t touched this blog since January, so it’s time to start doing something again, especially with the regular season almost upon us. Since last we spoke, the Cactus Continue reading Hope Springs Eternal

A Year Unlike Any Other

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Has it really been that long since we blogged? I guess the answer is yes, and it’s something of a miracle that this site is still around after two-plus months of idleness. Going to have to break out the Swiffers to get rid of all this dust, and catch up Continue reading A Year Unlike Any Other

The Morning After

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So, the Chicago Cubs ended the season having earned the right to play at home in the first round of the playoffs… …and then proceeded to join the rest of their Central division brethren in going 0-for-7 in the postseason. Which, yes, means that the division series will only have Continue reading The Morning After

Wrapping Up the Regular Season

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The Cubs did clinch the NL Central during their loss to the White Sox on Saturday, and decided to switch to “whatever” mode shortly after, earning the right to chill and wait for their eventual first round opponent. It’s a testament to the patience, attitude, and resilience of the team Continue reading Wrapping Up the Regular Season

An Industrial Sized Chill Pill

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Boy, you think the Cubs had turned a corner, and then suddenly they drop a key series to the literal worst team in MLB. Naturally it is easy to think that if this were an actual 162 game season without a pandemic lurking, this set of Cubs would be blown Continue reading An Industrial Sized Chill Pill

Let’s Just Say This Was a Turning Point

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The Chicago Cubs had themselves a very interesting series win against division rival Milwaukee, and the final game between the two teams this season did not disappoint…if you’re a Cubs fan, that is: At this point, the Cubs have 12 games remaining with a 28-20 record. That gives them a Continue reading Let’s Just Say This Was a Turning Point

Finish Strong or Just Hang On?

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Since the last we spoke, the Cubs haven’t really pulled away from the rest of the division as they blew multiple opportunities to blow the games wide open with the bases loaded and have suffered some setbacks with pitching. But somehow, they still managed to come out of their final Continue reading Finish Strong or Just Hang On?

Trade Deadline and a Cubs Off Day

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The Cubs plowed through their bullpen and the Reds on Sunday to split the series and notch their 20th win in 34 games. With an off day Monday that coincides with the 2020 season’s trade deadline, the Cubs will have 26 games left (give or take depending on how the Continue reading Trade Deadline and a Cubs Off Day