The War of Public Opinion

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Hey hey, spring training has begun, and that means we were eventually going to hear from Commissioner Rob Manfred about the state of baseball as camps ramp up.  Enter Bob Nightengale, who is good for getting quotes from these big conferences when he’s not being dead wrong about transactions: Commissioner Continue reading The War of Public Opinion

Spring Time, Tragedy, and Optimism

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Now that Yu Darvish is officially a Chicago Cubs starting pitcher, just in the nick of time when pitchers and catchers were to report to camp, we can look at the roster with a bit more affirmation that this iteration of the Cubs will be pretty darned good.  It’s appropriate, Continue reading Spring Time, Tragedy, and Optimism

Cubs Spring Training Finally Arrives

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With the Yu Darvish signing just getting in under the wire (hopefully official soon), we find ourselves mere hours away from the magical time when pitchers and catchers officially report to camp. Some of the players already have shown up in Mesa: #SpringTraining early birds. 🎥 pic.twitter.com/HLVeZvcUbw — Chicago Cubs Continue reading Cubs Spring Training Finally Arrives

The Deep Freeze

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Appropriately, Chicago is about to experience its own blend of snowmageddon as a heavy snow storm is heading into the area. I get to stay home as school has been canceled for Friday, but I’d definitely prefer staying home with some news to report.  Alas, MLB continues to operate in Continue reading The Deep Freeze

The M’s vs the B’s

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Over the past couple months, the baseball hot stove has been colder than the proverbial iceberg.  Multiple factors have led to just as many arguments on baseball Twitter, not to mention the developing standoff between the players and MLB.  The standoff thus far is focused on the immediate topic at Continue reading The M’s vs the B’s

Choosing a 2018 Cubs Game to Attend Based On the Promotional Schedule

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Last year, my family and I went to the one Cubs game based on the 2017 promotional schedule.  The game itself wasn’t all that fun, but we did score a sweet Bryzzo World Series bobblehead. The promotional schedule for 2018, a year we hope the Cubs return to the Fall Continue reading Choosing a 2018 Cubs Game to Attend Based On the Promotional Schedule

Gifs to Make Us Cubs Fans Happy

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While we Cubs fans wait for our favorite team to do something already (or maybe they don’t have to, because the roster is pretty solid anyway), let’s harken back to a time, not so long ago, when the Cubs were on top of the world. I’m sure these gifs are Continue reading Gifs to Make Us Cubs Fans Happy

The Waiting Game

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In a time when the temperature here in Chicago is lower than some parts of Alaska and Greenland, we sure could use some hot stove action.  Alas, nothing has really happened for the Cubs or most other MLB clubs since before Christmas, and we can’t exactly make up news where Continue reading The Waiting Game

Cubs Resolutions For 2018

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Hey everyone! If you haven’t already, please check out our best of 2017 list. Hopefully we find the time and energy to produce something equally good or better in 2018. New Year’s Eve is the wedding anniversary for me and the wife, and unfortunately we couldn’t go frolicking outside because Continue reading Cubs Resolutions For 2018

Things You Should Read From WSD, 2017 Edition

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The big news before the New Year’s weekend was that former Chicago Cubs closer Wade Davis has decided to sign with the Colorado Rockies.  I’m not entirely sure, but I do believe the Rockies know they play on the moon, and are ready to just outslug their competition at home Continue reading Things You Should Read From WSD, 2017 Edition