Earlier this week, South Bend area Cubs fans were treated to, what I consider to be, one of the best fundraisers of the year. At two local Applebee’s restaurants, SB Cubs players worked as servers and hosts and all tips accrued during their two hour “shift” were donated to Memorial Continue reading South Bend Cubs: Tip-A-Cub
Apparently Theo & Co. are happy with what the South Bend Cubs organization has been doing. BREAKING: Chicago Cubs Ink New Deal with South Bend Cubs. PDC extended through 2020 https://t.co/QQ2sGTVEie #Cubs pic.twitter.com/mIViR3woa5 — South Bend Cubs (@SBCubs) June 23, 2016 First six South Bend Cubs were named to Continue reading South Bend Cubs: Apparently Theo is happy with us
Well, I had just barely gotten done with setting up a road trip recap for Ivy (stupid coworker from Hell), when this showed up… Sources: #Cubs promoting catcher Willson Contreras, will join team tomorrow. Plan is to go with 3 catchers. No word on accompanying move. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) Continue reading More Cookies! Willson Contreras Gets His Shot (OFFICIAL)
While the Cubs were improving their sub-standard record against bad teams this weekend, the front office, especially the draft team, was busy scouting and securing new talent for the prospect pipeline to the Show. The Cubs sat out the entire first day because they didn’t have first or second round picks Continue reading The 2016 Cubs Draft Results
In the 31st round of last year’s draft, the Chicago Cubs drafted outfielder Daniel Spingola out of Georgia Tech. They had drafted him in the 2014 draft as well but he chose to stay at GT. I’m old enough to be the mother of most of (okay all of) Continue reading South Bend Cubs: Conversation with a SB Cubs’ mom
Tonight is the MLB Rule 4 Amateur Draft, a days-long affair where several hundred kids find out which teams get exclusive rights to give them life-changing money that’s actually restricted by a silly slot system. Speaking of that slot system, you can read the original blog here and see the Continue reading MLB Draft Arrives — Cubs Get the Whole First Day Off
Hey everyone! Now that school is over, this Special Ed teacher will have plenty of time to share some South Bend Cubs info with you all. Speaking of which, did you hear that, like the big league team, the baby Cubs are in FIRST PLACE? True story. And they accomplished Continue reading South Bend Cubs: Hello first place!
File this one under: Adorable. The South Bend Cubs recently unveiled a new program called the Silver Sluggers Program. Geared towards older adults, the baby Cubs organization buy into the research that social interaction can help seniors with their mental health as well as their physical health. Russell Andrews. Dedicated Continue reading South Bend Cubs: How cute is this?
Okay, so how about we don’t count Thursday & Friday? Let’s call them a simulation of what baseball in December would be like and just start the “real” season with Sunday’s win at West Michigan. Are we all on the same page? Great. So here’s what happened: On Thursday, Continue reading South Bend Cubs: Okay, who pissed off Mother Nature?
Shut up, Opening Day Eve is totally a thing. Anyway, the South Bend Cubs named pitcher Preston Morrison as their starter for Thursday’s Opening Night game versus the West Michigan Whitecaps . Morrison is a 22 year old righty from Waxhaw, North Carolina. The 6’ 2”, 185 pounder was an Continue reading South Bend Cubs: Opening Day Eve