Cubs Acquire Dexter Fowler for Straily and Valbuena

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We have known for a while that the Chicago Cubs have been looking for another starting outfielder, well this morning they have found one, and one who can easily serve as the team’s lead off hitter. Breaking news -Cubs close to completing trade for Houston CF Dexter Fowler . — Bruce Continue reading Cubs Acquire Dexter Fowler for Straily and Valbuena

So… About Those New Videoboards

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  Over the weekend’s festivities, new and exciting information was revealed about the coming video boards that will be implemented into your game day experience at Wrigley Field starting in 2015. As you can see, there will be a few LED boards in Wrigley. In Left Field, there will be Continue reading So… About Those New Videoboards

Let’s Talk Bleachers

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Over the weekend festivities at the annual Cubs Convention, what we knew for a while now became official. The Wrigley Field bleachers will not be ready by Opening Night. In fact, the bleachers will not be ready for use for the entire month of April. The target dates for the completion of Continue reading Let’s Talk Bleachers

The Excitement Begins

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Last night at the Cubs Convention was nothing short of amazing. Great friends, family and members of the Chicago Cubs. Of course, here at the Cubs Convention, those things go hand in hand and are one and the same. I have been going to the Cubs Convention for years, and Continue reading The Excitement Begins

Stuff to read while everyone else is at the Cubs Convention

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Today was my birthday.  I had considered going to Cubs Convention a while back, but decided not to.  Thankfully everyone else on Team WSD decided to brave the crowds (SOLD OUT!) and will bring you news later.  For the time being, here’s some stuff I gleaned while perusing the Twitters Continue reading Stuff to read while everyone else is at the Cubs Convention

Are You Ready?

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Tomorrow, the 2015 Chicago Cubs campaign kicks off! While the season opener is still a month and a half away, pitchers and catchers report in a month, tomorrow is the official start of the 2015 season to me. The annual Cubs Convention kicks off tomorrow night, drawing thousands of fans Continue reading Are You Ready?

Another Day, Another Rooftops Lawsuit

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As far as I can tell, the Sun-Times appears to be the only outlet reporting this story at the moment: The Chicago Cubs played hardball with Wrigley Field rooftop owners — blocking the historic ballpark views of owners who refused to sell up, while clearing the sightlines from rooftops the Continue reading Another Day, Another Rooftops Lawsuit

Cubs Sustainable Toilet Humor

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If you were on the Twitters this morning, you probably saw the steady stream of toilet humor from Cubs fans and beat reporters alike.  This is because the Chicago Cubs have partnered with Sloan Valve Company as a new legacy sponsor:   Welcome to Sloan Valve Company as our official Continue reading Cubs Sustainable Toilet Humor

Maybe we could use a Beach(y) trip

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Once upon a time, I had an idea for the Chicago Cubs’ roster.  Since the Cubs were known to desire, among other things, another starting pitcher, I wondered where they might find some bargains. Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen the names get snatched up, as the Padres grabbed Continue reading Maybe we could use a Beach(y) trip

The Corner of Addison & Chuck Norris

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Recently you may have read my write up on how challenging it was for Kris Bryant to become the biggest attraction for the Iowa Cubs in nearly a decade.  If you did, you know that I excoriated Bryant for his selfish hoarding of titles and awards.  That shelling he took from Continue reading The Corner of Addison & Chuck Norris