The Inevitable Cubs Roster Roulette Situation (UPDATES)

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We had started talking about this eventuality after a listener sent in a question on a recent Dreamcast, but really, what will happen once Brian Duensing is ready to come back from the disabled list?  Well, this isn’t exactly the way we had envisioned it… The #Cubs today activated LHP Continue reading The Inevitable Cubs Roster Roulette Situation (UPDATES)

The Cubs Ring Ceremony (VIDEO)

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The Chicago Cubs got their rings on Wednesday night, and while the game didn’t go quite so well, the ceremony itself was very welcome, and much needed for a fan base starved of glory for a full century: Your browser does not support iframes. I guess I finally found out Continue reading The Cubs Ring Ceremony (VIDEO)

The Cubs Get Their Rings!

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After Monday night’s banner ceremony and walk-off victory, the Chicago Cubs players got their World Series championship rings on the field before Wednesday night’s game.  We got a hint of what they would look like: What a tease. pic.twitter.com/ITPk3XydxT — Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) April 12, 2017 It was a really Continue reading The Cubs Get Their Rings!

Worth the Wait

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Last night was something Chicago Cubs fans waited 108 years for; what was another two hours? When images of the newly installed flag poles came around, I had an idea of what to expect. One would fly the flags for the years they made the playoffs, one for flags they Continue reading Worth the Wait

Raising the Banners (VIDEOS)

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The Chicago Cubs were in a bit of a rain delay on Monday night as they tried to get their long-awaited celebration underway.  But they finally got it in, and here’s a video: Your browser does not support iframes. It must have been a thrill for everyone in attendance.  It Continue reading Raising the Banners (VIDEOS)

The Cubs’ Draft Bonus Pool

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With the MLB Rule 4 Draft still about a couple months away, we can look back at my previous assessment of the Cubs’ resources for acquiring domestic talent: We can use the previous year’s draft slot values as a jumping point, although I’m fairly sure that each slot will go up Continue reading The Cubs’ Draft Bonus Pool

Countdown to the Home Opener and the New Wrigley Field!

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We’re a three-game series from the Chicago Cubs–nay, the defending WORLD SERIES CHAMPION Chicago Cubs–returning triumphantly to Wrigley Field.  And it will be a different Wrigley Field than in seasons past, as many improvements have been implemented before the home opener on Monday.  We will discuss them in more depth Continue reading Countdown to the Home Opener and the New Wrigley Field!

The Cubs Are in First Place With 159 Games to Go

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As I toil away at school before spring break, it occurs to me that a subset of Chicago Cubs fans were riding and dying with every pitch of every inning…three games into the season.  Well, now that the Cubs have taken the season-opening series from the rival St. Louis Cardinals, Continue reading The Cubs Are in First Place With 159 Games to Go

South Bend Cubs: Opening Day Roster

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One of the best things about attending South Bend Cubs games is that you get to see top prospects at the beginning of their careers. After enjoying Eloy Jimenez last season and Ian Happ the year before, we’re curious to learn “What top prospects are starting the season in South Continue reading South Bend Cubs: Opening Day Roster

The Cubs’ “D-Peat” (VIDEOS)

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For all the good things Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon has brought to the North Side, you have to wonder about his spelling ability sometimes: “Talking about D-peat, I like the way we’re catching the ball,” Maddon said of what he has seen in camp, especially when he discounts outfield Continue reading The Cubs’ “D-Peat” (VIDEOS)