The Chris Coghlan Game

Cubs Legend in the making. (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles)
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What else needs to be said for today’s improbable victory? Chris Coghlan was all that was man against the Dodgers today, getting on base all five times he got up to the plate.  First he broke up the no-hitter:   Continue reading

Cubs Power

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Let’s have some fun, because it’s going to get fun and even more fun soon. There’s this… Your browser does not support iframes. That’s Jorge Soler destroying a baseball in case you couldn’t tell. Then after Javier Baez got the Continue reading

A Day at the Park (Minor League Edition)

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Note: This is a guest post by one of our frequent followers and friends, Mr. Phil K. James, who lives in Iowa and as such gets to go to a lot of I-Cubs games.  Before we delve into his post, Continue reading

We Got Wood

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The Cubs just defeated the Marlins in Miami after 13 grueling innings.  Aside from the obvious recent run of dominance against the National League East, the way the Cubs ultimately triumphed was due to Travis Wood being a badass: Travis Continue reading

Let us proclaim today Anthony Rizzo Day

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Presented without comment… Anthony Rizzo finished the game (a Cubs victory) with a slash line of .284/.406/.514, having gotten three hits and driving in three of the Cubs’ seven runs.  Those three hits were all for extra bases and included Continue reading

At Least We Got the Bobbleheads

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I’m somewhat glad that I saved all my allotted off-days from school for this semester (I didn’t use any the first semester) which meant I had TEN days I could use for these last few weeks.  I had used two Continue reading

Road to Opening Day: #8

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The Cubs got blown out by the Reds late on Saturday, but there were some positives.  Edwin Jackson pitched better than his line suggested.  I really liked the way he hammered the strike zone and the movement and zip on Continue reading

Gashouse Gorillas Mode

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We should just use this to describe the Cubs offense whenever they actually put up a respectable number of runs.  A picture, after all, is worth a thousand words. Go Cubs go!  

Road to Opening Day: #39

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In the blink of an eye, Opening Day will be here.  Click here to check out our countdown lineup. Avoid the Seat Nazis! When I go to Wrigley Field, I usually get some of the cheapest seats possible.  That’s because Continue reading

Reminiscing

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The Winter Meetings are over, the fellow blogsfolk are dispersed and busy, and I’m missing baseball a ton.  We’re about two months and change from pitchers and catchers reporting, which is great, but that’s still two months before quasi-meaningful baseball Continue reading