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

John Baker, Cubs Hero

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Friday afternoon’s Cubs game had plenty of the unexpected.  Let’s start with the lineup and my snarky assessment thereof…   #Cubs lineup today… Auto-outs: Baker, Barney, Sweeney, Coghlan Maybe he gets on: Ruggiano You’re our only hope: Rizzo, Castro, Valbuena Continue reading

Maybe the Cubs should at least pad the doors…

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On Thursday night, even worse than probably the night before, the fog really affected the Cubs-Nationals contest at Wrigley Field: Your browser does not support iframes. It was interesting to see Denard Span with the full “WTF?!” expression in center Continue reading

Promotional Items: A Random Reason to Go to Cubs Games

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It’s no secret that the Cubs have had trouble filling Wrigley Field consistently.  The attendance regularly sits above 25000 or so and every now and then you’ll here them announce paid attendance of 30000+, but then you look on TV Continue reading

World Series Dreaming at Wrigley Field, 6/23/2014

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I just got back from a fun but disappointing game at Wrigley Field in which the host Cubs dropped a late heartbreaker to the Cincinnati Reds, 6-1.  It was much closer than that for the longest time, and bear with Continue reading