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Anthony Rizzo returned to the lineup for the first time in eons and was an immediate impact.  He had his troubles, striking out twice, but did get an infield single before we headed to the ninth.   What if Villareal Continue reading

It’s real…and it’s spectacular

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As you know, our World Series Dreaming store now has a section devoted to the Theo Love Mug.  Hell, you can even get a Theo Ep-Stein now!  Apparently this design is kosher and we’ve already sold a couple that went Continue reading

Rookie Dress-Up Day

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The Cubs just got swept by the Pirates (oh well) and are on their way to Toronto to play the Blue Jays starting Monday night.  It seems that this is the traditional rookie hazing day where the rookie call-ups have Continue reading

The Theo Love Mug

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Okay guys, it’s story time. So at some point, the inimitable And Counting wrote a blog on Obstructed View.  Within that blog’s comments section, a commenter posted a picture of Theo that looked like this and asked that it be Continue reading

The March to the Top Begins Today

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In a few years, when the Chicago Cubs win the World Series (yes, I said when), we will look back to today as the day when things finally started coming together. Today is the day that the Cubs took that Continue reading

Top Ten List: Organ Intros For Rick Renteria’s Manager Moonwalk

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I kept thinking about this last night as challenge after challenge and review after review continued to slow down the pace of the game, which the Cubs did win but could have won sooner.  You know of which I speak…there’s Continue reading

Cardinals Directly Responsible For the National League’s Demise

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Minor news first, about Emilio Bonifacio:   Emilio Bonifacio’s rehab assignment transferred to Double-A Tennessee. — Mark Gonzales (@MDGonzales) July 16, 2014 Come back soon Emilio! In the meantime, I don’t know if you forgot, but the National League lost Continue reading

The Al-CONTRA meme, realized

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Arismendy Alcantara leads off today: Today’s #Cubs lineup vs #Braves: Alcantara 2B, Ruggiano RF, Rizzo 1B, Castro SS, Castillo C, Lake CF, Coghlan LF, Olt 3B, Arrieta P — Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) July 11, 2014 And of course, we have Continue reading

#VoteRizzo to help Starlin Castro have a buddy at the All-Star Game!

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As you know, the All-Star rosters have been released (pending injury and pitcher replacements), and we saw that Starlin Castro is the only Cubs player eligible to actually play in the game for the time being.  Jeff Samardzija also was Continue reading

America!

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Today, or later today since it’s an ungodly hour as I write this, we celebrate the Fourth of July to commemorate the day that our founding fathers decided they’d had enough of oppression and driving on the wrong side of Continue reading