The Cubs Just Turned 21

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Who wants to throw back a drink with the Chicago Cubs? If you do, the good news is that they just turned 21 and are now officially legal to drink! No, I have not been drinking. With today’s win, the Continue reading

Cubs Get Bit Hard By Injury

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The Chicago Cubs today announced that both Jason Motte and Jorge Soler would be missing time due to injury today. The time frame for Soler is not good, he is expected to miss a month, perhaps the rest of the Continue reading

And then there were 40…

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There was yet another four-game sweep by the Chicago Cubs, and with 40 games left in the 2015 season, they’re looking good.  Watch: Your browser does not support iframes. Here’s a fun fact: #Cubs: 4th 4-game sweep of 2015 (NYM, Continue reading

Extending the Net? Well….

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This is an interesting subject, and one that is gaining steam around the baseball circles this year. There have been a number of fans injured this season by flying bats and rocket line drives; more than I can honestly remember Continue reading

Cubs Highlights and Stuff

#WeAreGood

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I’d like to point out a few things about this Chicago Cubs season (which I do every now and then), but first, I’m sure you’ll want to see some highlights from Saturday’s comeback win: Your browser does not support iframes. Continue reading

A Numbers Game

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When you get late in the season, especially when you are in contention for something, fans always begin scoreboard watching. Actually, some fans scoreboard watch all year hoping that every team in their division lose every game. For me, I Continue reading

The Jake Arrieta Experiment

Behold, a pitcher who got a hit and scored!

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There was a game on Thursday night where the Chicago Cubs decided that they were, in fact, good at baseball.  Jake Arrieta was the pitcher and it appears that not only did the Atlanta Braves take notice, so did MLB: Continue reading

The 2015 Cubs Season So Far…In Context

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The Cubs are 67-51, 16 games over .500 and on a 92-win pace. They have held their lead over the San Francisco Giants for the final playoff spot despite a recent slump.  I wanted to do this mostly to highlight Continue reading

Thoughts From an Ass Whupping

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So the Cubs lost again. Oh well. This was cool: Your browser does not support iframes. A few things: Those are some sweet throwbacks!  1945 (last World Series appearance for the Cubs, against the Tigers) and signaling the end of Continue reading

As we step away from the abyss…what about Dexter Fowler, Cub for life?

Still got it!

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The Chicago Cubs enter Wednesday night’s game against the Detroit Tigers in fairly decent position, sandwiched exactly between the Pittsburgh Pirates (3 games back) and San Francisco Giants (3 games up) for the second National League Wild Card spot.  Tuesday night’s rain-delayed Continue reading