Ricky’s First-hand Look at Javier Baez in Tennessee

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Last week, the Cubs top prospect Javier Baez was promoted to AA Tennessee. Baez’s stat line at Daytona at the time of promotion was .274/.338/.525 after a slow start. From what I’ve seen, Baez is not a big kid but Continue reading

Good night for being a Cubs fan

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I should be in bed after getting home from tonight’s surprisingly easy Cubs victory over the St. Louis Cardinals, but I’m still on a bit of a high.  No matter the record, it’s always fun to go to the ball Continue reading

Random Twitter Thoughts by MRubio52

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Presented with little comment from the mind of Mauricio Rubio:   I see people are talking about the relaxed tone this baseball season has had in Chicago thus far. “Relaxed” meaning people aren’t living… — Mauricio Rubio (@MRubio52) July 11, Continue reading

Moving In The Right Direction … Aren’t We?

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Before I start, let me point out that I’m sitting in my room listening to Pat Hughes call the Angels’ shellacking of our beloved Boys in Blue. But I’m still an eternal optimist, and if I need to look at Continue reading

Y U no spend $ on Cubs, Ricketts?!

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I’m really kidding about that headline if you failed to read past that.  This is a wonderful story linked from DNAInfoChicago: Pearl Jam — the socially conscious rockers from Seattle who play at Wrigley Field July 19 — pledged to donate a portion Continue reading

The pre-All Star Game Cubs rundown

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There are way too many storylines to go through this time of year.  Between the promotion and successes of various Cubs prospects in the minor leagues, the impending trades of certain Cubs assets such as Matt Garza, the international free Continue reading

Throw Castro Under the Bus?

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In games decided by one run it takes just one mistake to change the outcome. In the Fourth of July game against the A’s, the Cubs came close to scoring a run in the fourth inning with Starlin Castro on Continue reading

Hello WSD!

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Hey everyone, I’m Kid 20 K, the newest contributor to this fine blog, but before I get deeper into my opinions on the Cubs, let me tell you a little bit about myself. I’m 20 years old, turning 21 in Continue reading

Almost Halfway

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Three months into the 2013 season, we’ve seen many things happen.  We’ve seen quality start after quality start blown by an inconsistent bullpen.  We’ve seen the departure of some not-so-popular Cubs players.  We’ve seen some bad baseball.  Yet, despite all Continue reading

Someone actually wants Carlos Marmol?

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A few days ago, the Cubs finally cried “uncle” and designated Carlos Marmol for assignment, effectively saying their farewells to one of the most dominant yet terrible relievers in Cubs history.  There was no way in hell the Cubs were Continue reading