Hail, Szczur! We who are about to cheer salute you!

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There were Final Four games today, but I just couldn’t tear myself away from an otherwise meaningless Chicago Cubs spring training broadcast on WGN.  There’s something to be said for a relaxing game of baseball, especially one in which your Continue reading

Dear Jeff Samardzija, thanks for throwing batting practice for the Cubs today

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Well, the Chicago Cubs defeated their South Side brethren today.  Former Cub Jeff Samardzija said a bunch of stuff, but ultimately, even if these games don’t “count,” it’s gotta sting that his new team got swept in Cactus League play Continue reading

Highlights and stuff from a televised Cubs spring training game

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The game is over now, and the Chicago Cubs didn’t win, but it’s still spring training and there are always positives to be had. Except for a sure hit that he may have taken a less-than-ideal route on, Kris Bryant Continue reading

Back from Desert: Only Thing Brighter than Sun was Future

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I’ve returned from the arid desert landscape and pleasantly returned to an unseasonably warm Midwestern March.  That has me in such a good mood that I need to share some of my sunniness with all of you.  This was my Continue reading

A Cubs Game On WGN, Just Like the Old Days

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It will likely change after 2019, and we’ve already heard plenty of complaints about WGN America not carrying Chicago Cubs games (or any sports) anymore.  But today, we harken back to the days when Cubs baseball shone upon our televisions Continue reading

Select Cubs Thoughts From the Cactus League Opener(s)

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Today was a fun day.  I wore my Cubs jersey to school (you can imagine the uproar with me working on the South Side, and all the ribbing I got) to celebrate the Cactus League opener for our Chicago Cubs Continue reading

Cactus League is upon us!

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Keep an eye on the Chicago Cubs’ Cactus League schedule this month as we work towards Opening Night!  As I wrote up last night, Len Kasper will call at least some of the Cubs games and you can listen for Continue reading

Cubs tickets and other shenanigans

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After another exciting day educating America’s youth, I came home, did my work, then perused Cubs.com because I heard that tickets were already on sale.  I don’t think single game tickets are on sale yet, but it appears that the Continue reading

The Chris Coghlan Game

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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