Jake Arrieta finally gets his no-hitter

Jake gets a celebratory shower!

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On a night when the Chicago Cubs offense couldn’t muster much more than an early Kris Bryant homer, our heroes were looking for a stop to a miniature skid.  Wouldn’t you know it, Jake Arrieta‘s turn in the rotation came Continue reading

Cubs Highlights and Stuff

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I’d like to point out a few things about this Chicago Cubs season (which I do every now and then), but first, I’m sure you’ll want to see some highlights from Saturday’s comeback win: Your browser does not support iframes. Continue reading

Ivy’s Roundup – Going Wild

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Well kids, school’s about to start up again for me here in Chicago, and Ivy’s been busy with school of her own, so it may be a bit longer before you get regular series recaps from us.  Which is fine Continue reading

How’s Your August So Far?

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The trade deadline is up, and we’re looking at another deadline coming up at the end of August with some inklings that the Chicago Cubs may pursue Philadelphia Phillies legend-in-decline Chase Utley.  They’ve got a full month to figure this Continue reading

Ivy’s Roundup: You Wanna Series Win? YAAAAAAAS

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The Cubs had a four game interleague series against the Cleveland Indians: two at home and two as visitors. One was postponed due to rain so they only played one at Wrigley Field and then traveled to Cleveland to play Continue reading

Ivy’s Roundup: Walk It Off

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This rain needs to stop, for reals.  Here’s what happened to our Chicago Cubs over the past week or so… Chicago Cubs @ Detroit Tigers, Comerica Park 6/9: L Cubs 0, Tigers 6 W: Sanchez (4-7) L: Lester (4-5) As Continue reading

You Can’t Help But Smile…

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There was plenty to be mad about tonight (or last night, since this took forever to finish). We could’ve been mad that the game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Chicago Cubs wasn’t called due to rain when the Cubs Continue reading

Oh You KNOW You Want Some Cubs Tickets…

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Let’s take a little trip, back to October 4, 2003 – Game 4 of the National League Divisional Series, the Chicago Cubs hosted the Atlanta Braves. Armed with some cash and a desire to see playoff baseball at Wrigley Field, Continue reading

Ivy’s Road Trip: Off to the Motor City

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We are going to do this a little bit different today. I will be doing the preview for the upcoming series first.  You’ll find out why in just a moment… Chicago Cubs @ Detroit Tigers, Comerica Park The Cubs visit Continue reading

Ivy’s Roundup – The One That Got Away

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Well, it doesn’t get much easier from here…let’s go then… Chicago Cubs @ Miami Marlins, Marlins Park 6/1: W Cubs 5, Marlins 1 W: Hammel (4-2) L: Urena (0-2) Jason Hammel helped the Cubs earn a victory with a career-high Continue reading