Dreamcast 4: Put a Ring On It

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Hello Cubs fans!  After Anno went to Wrigley Field on Monday night to check out the banner ceremony (you can listen to that here), our friend Crawly got to be an actual ring bearer as the 2016 World Series champions received their sweet new championship rings.  You can check out Continue reading Dreamcast 4: Put a Ring On It

The Cubs Ring Ceremony (VIDEO)

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The Chicago Cubs got their rings on Wednesday night, and while the game didn’t go quite so well, the ceremony itself was very welcome, and much needed for a fan base starved of glory for a full century: Your browser does not support iframes. I guess I finally found out Continue reading The Cubs Ring Ceremony (VIDEO)

The Cubs Get Their Rings!

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After Monday night’s banner ceremony and walk-off victory, the Chicago Cubs players got their World Series championship rings on the field before Wednesday night’s game.  We got a hint of what they would look like: What a tease. pic.twitter.com/ITPk3XydxT — Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) April 12, 2017 It was a really Continue reading The Cubs Get Their Rings!

Dreamcast 3: There’s No Place Like Home

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Hello there, Cubs fans!  Since the last episode of the Dreamcast, the defending World Series champions have played a week-plus of games that count.  Here’s what we talked about this time: Thanks to Rich for the Dreamcast’s theme song (see below) & Randall for the radio clip, need to remember Continue reading Dreamcast 3: There’s No Place Like Home

Worth the Wait

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Last night was something Chicago Cubs fans waited 108 years for; what was another two hours? When images of the newly installed flag poles came around, I had an idea of what to expect. One would fly the flags for the years they made the playoffs, one for flags they Continue reading Worth the Wait

Raising the Banners (VIDEOS)

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The Chicago Cubs were in a bit of a rain delay on Monday night as they tried to get their long-awaited celebration underway.  But they finally got it in, and here’s a video: Your browser does not support iframes. It must have been a thrill for everyone in attendance.  It Continue reading Raising the Banners (VIDEOS)

The Cubs Home Opener…How Do We Feel?

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The shortest offseason in Chicago Cubs history meant that we didn’t have to wait quite as long to see the first home game of the new season.  It did, however, mean that the construction crews had to fast-track their work to prepare Wrigley Field and the surrounding area for fans Continue reading The Cubs Home Opener…How Do We Feel?

The Cubs’ Draft Bonus Pool

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With the MLB Rule 4 Draft still about a couple months away, we can look back at my previous assessment of the Cubs’ resources for acquiring domestic talent: We can use the previous year’s draft slot values as a jumping point, although I’m fairly sure that each slot will go up Continue reading The Cubs’ Draft Bonus Pool

Countdown to the Home Opener and the New Wrigley Field!

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We’re a three-game series from the Chicago Cubs–nay, the defending WORLD SERIES CHAMPION Chicago Cubs–returning triumphantly to Wrigley Field.  And it will be a different Wrigley Field than in seasons past, as many improvements have been implemented before the home opener on Monday.  We will discuss them in more depth Continue reading Countdown to the Home Opener and the New Wrigley Field!

The Cubs Are in First Place With 159 Games to Go

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As I toil away at school before spring break, it occurs to me that a subset of Chicago Cubs fans were riding and dying with every pitch of every inning…three games into the season.  Well, now that the Cubs have taken the season-opening series from the rival St. Louis Cardinals, Continue reading The Cubs Are in First Place With 159 Games to Go